5 Delicious Recipes Light Cake (calorie)

Banana cake

When someone starts to follow a diet to lose weight, something that can be hammering on the head and make the somewhat complicated process is the idea that you might need to deprive those tasty tidbits that both enjoy, such as the mother's carrot cake or cornmeal cake that grandma prepares as anyone.

1. Cake light cornmeal

How about we start with a light version of a classic family of Brazilian cuisine? To leave the less calorie recipe, skimmed milk was chosen in place of full and sugar was replaced by sweetener.

The cake yields eight parts, which each contains 68 calories.


  • ¼ skim milk tea cup;
  • 2 eggs;
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder soup;
  • 1 tablespoon light margarine soup;
  • ½ cup of tea preferably a sweetener;
  • 1 tablespoon fennel;
  • 1 ½ cup cornmeal;
  • More 1 ½ cup of skim milk.

Method of preparation: 

  1. Preheat the oven to 180 ° C. Set aside a pot and put in it to 1 ½ cup skim milk, cornmeal, fennel, the sweetener and margarine.
  2. Then, light to heat and stir until mixture thickens. Remove from heat and wait for it to cool;
  3. Take a bowl or other container, beat the egg whites from the egg in snow and store;
  4. Next, dissolve yeast in milk ¼. Add the yeast and egg yolks to the mixture of already cold pot;
  5. Then add the egg whites carefully;
  6. Grease a way and sprinkle with flour. Pour the mixture in this vessel.
  7. Bake in a preheated oven for approximately 25 minutes.
  8. Finally, remove the baked cake from the oven, wait for it to cool and serve.  

2. dark chocolate cake with orange light

Our second light cake not only helps you maintain the diet but also is good for your health due to flavonoids, with antioxidant, hypo-allergenic and anti-inflammatory properties found in dark chocolate and vitamin C, which protects the body against low immunity, combat skin aging and strengthens blood vessels present in orange juice. 


  • ¾ cup sugar;
  • Three large eggs;
  • 2 tablespoons cornstarch soup;
  • 3 tablespoons cocoa soup without addition of sugar;
  • 2 tablespoons fresh orange juice;
  • 1 tablespoon hot water soup;
  • 1 pinch salt;
  • 60 g of sliced ​​dark chocolate (dark chocolate also serves);
  • orange peel strips (optional if you want to put on the cake).

Method of preparation: 

  • Preheat the oven to 180 ° C.
  • Place the sugar and eggs in a bowl and stir well;
  • Mix the corn starch and cocoa in a small reserve bowl. Then, add in another container orange juice, water, salt and the chocolate and place in the microwave for a minute or until melted, stirring every 20 seconds, so that the mixture is creamy. Alternatively, the procedure can also be performed on the stove;
  • Then add this mixture to the content obtained with corn starch and cocoa;
  • Separate ¼ of that obtained with the first mixing sugar and eggs and gently pour into the chocolate mass. Next, add that content carefully for the rest of the mixture of eggs and sugar.
  • Pour batter into a greased and lightly to the preheated oven for 20 minutes;
  • After the cake bake, remove from oven and cool slightly wait. After, they decorate with orange peel strips, if desired and serve.

The recipe makes six servings, with 175 calories in each.

3. light apple cake

The apple cake does not take light oil or butter, which helps decrease the amount of calories present in each serving and still is a good way to get nutrients like fiber and vitamins C, from the fruit that gives the name to the recipe.


  • 750 g of apple;
  • 2 eggs;
  • 90 g of light brown sugar;
  • 1 grated lemon peel;
  • 1 pinch salt;
  • 110 g of sieved wheat flour;
  • 75 ml of semi-skimmed or skimmed milk;
  • 12 g of baking powder.

Method of preparation:

  1. Preheat the oven to 180 ° C;
  2. Grease and flour dust with a form and set aside;
  3. Peel the apples, remove the seeds and cut into small slices;
  4. Add the eggs, sugar, grated rind of lemon and salt in a bowl and beat until creamy and thick consistency;
  5. Then add flour, baking powder and milk to the bowl and mix again until they are well mixed;
  6. Add 2/3 of the sliced ​​apples and stir well with a spoon or spatula;
  7. Pour batter into greased pan and place the rest of the apple slices on top of the dough;
  8. If desired, sprinkle a teaspoon of brown sugar on top of the dough;
  9. Bake about 35 minutes;
  10. Remove from oven, allow to cool, help yourself and good appetite!

The light apple cake takes 45 minutes to prepare and each one of its parts contains 116 calories.

4. Banana Cake light

In our fourth light cake recipe, we have a recipe made with banana, a fruit that provides nutrients such as fiber, protein, potassium and vitamin C to their consumers. This cake yields six to eight portions, each of which has 214 calories and takes around 40 to 50 minutes to complete.


  • 125g wholemeal flour;
  • ½ teaspoon baking tea;
  • Cinnamon powder 2 teaspoons;
  • 75 g raisins;
  • 50 g of melted butter;
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract tea;
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tablespoon milk soup;
  • 3 mashed ripe bananas.

Method of preparation:

  1. Preheat oven to 160 or 180 ° C.
  2. Place the flour, baking powder, cinnamon and grapes in a bowl and mix with the help of a spoon;
  3. In another bowl, add the butter, vanilla extract, egg, milk and bananas in other bowls and mix well with the aid of a fork;
  4. Join the two mixtures and mix well with a spoon;
  5. Pour the mixture into a shape and Bake for 30 to 40 minutes;
  6. Remove from oven, allow to cool and serve.

5. Carrot Cake light

Since we are speaking of healthy recipes light cake, could not help provide a made from carrot, an ingredient having fiber, protein, vitamin C, potassium, magnesium and beta-carotene, a substance which has antioxidant action and is good for bones, skin, vision and immunity.

The recipe that we present below can be made for the whole family, since yields 20 servings. In addition, it contains 199 calories per serving.


  • 2 medium carrots;
  • 1 cup of tea oil;
  • 3 eggs;
  • 1 egg yolk;
  • 1 lemon peel;
  • 2 cups flour tea;
  • 1 pinch salt;
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder soup;
  • 40 drops of sweetener;
  • 2 tablespoons cocoa powder soup;
  • 2 tablespoons cornstarch soup;
  • 1 cup skim milk tea;
  • Sweetener to taste.

Method of preparation:

  1. Preheat the oven on medium heat;
  2. Scrape the carrots and grate them. Then puree in a blender until it becomes a smooth dough;
  3. Add eggs, one at a time in the blender and blend again;
  4. Grate and lemon peel and add to the mass obtained in the blender;
  5. Then, mix the flour, salt, baking powder and sweetener to the dough and stir well;
  6. Pour the final mass into a greased and sprinkled with flour form. Bake in moderate oven until skewer the cake with a fork or toothpick comes out clean;
  7. While the cake is baking, prepare the topping. Dissolve the cocoa and milk corn starch and mix with the yolk. Place in a saucepan over medium heat and stir and thicken. Remove from heat and top with the sweetener to taste;
  8. After the cake is ready, allow to cool and unmold. Finally, spread the icing over the cake and serve.

Sources as a reference:

  • http://gshow.globo.com/receitas/bolo-de-fuba-light-4d652ee7eecc7712de005135
  • http://www.myrecipes.com/recipe/dark-chocolate-orange-cake
  • http://aseasyasapplepie.com/low-fat-apple-cake/
  • http://www.bbcgoodfood.com/recipes/2451651/sugarfree-banana-cake 
  • http://mdemulher.abril.com.br/receitas/anamaria/bolo-de-cenoura-com-chocolate-light

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