Date, banana & rum loaf

Low-fat cakes recipes

Scrumptious but not so naughty - tasty bakes with under 12g of fat per serving.

73 ratings 4.3 out of 5 star rating

A tasty cake with no added fat or sugar - try it to believe it. Plus it's easily made gluten-free

1 hr and 15 mins
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Gluten-free
115 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

Angela Nilsen rethinks traditional ingredients and baking techniques to create a healthier version of a classic

1 hr and 30 mins
Easy
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46 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

Angela Nilsen gives one of our site's most popular cakes the ultimate healthy makeover by reducing fat

1 hr and 5 mins
Easy
44 ratings 4.2 out of 5 star rating

Reader Sue McGann devised this delicious low-fat cake recipe

30 mins
Easy
72 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

There's something very satisfying about a cup of tea with a slice of buttered malt loaf - this simple, good-for-you version makes two and improves on keeping

1 hr and 5 mins
Easy
41 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

A simple and sweet all-in-one cake - ideal for Mothering Sunday

1 hr and 5 mins
Easy
25 ratings 3.9 out of 5 star rating

There's no need to say 'no' to this fruity roulade, whisked sponges are famously low in fat – especially if you use yogurt instead of cream

35 mins
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9 ratings 3.9 out of 5 star rating

Get children aged 8-14 inspired in the kitchen by making an afternoon tea treat

1 hr
Easy
60 ratings 4.2 out of 5 star rating

We've created a deliciously light version of this classic muffin that contains virtually no saturated fat

50 mins
Easy
22 ratings 4.1 out of 5 star rating

These delicious low fat treats are perfect for a summer treat and can be served warm or cold

45 mins
Easy
170 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

Angela gives these rich treats a makeover, with a magic ingredient to reduce the fat content...

1 hr
Easy
264 ratings 4.3 out of 5 star rating

A low-fat muffin that tastes as good as it looks - they'll keep in an airtight container for up to 3 days, or freeze for up to a month

30 mins
Easy
9 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

A fruity family pud for summer - and the bonus is that it's low fat too

45 mins
Easy
37 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

This quintessentially British pud, packed with juicy summer berries, is so much easier than it looks, perfect for beginners

30 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
24 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

This lighter version of a sticky toffee pudding is packed with sticky dates and uses maple syrup instead of sugar – serve it with a dollop of Greek yogurt

1 hr and 35 mins
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20 ratings 3.8 out of 5 star rating

A treat when freshly baked and spread with butter, then try it toasted for breakfast the next day

2 hrs and 40 mins
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138 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

Perfect with a reviving cuppa, this cake is a keeper and will happily sit in a tin for a week or so

1 hr and 15 mins
Easy
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