Low-Fat Cake Recipes

Looking for low-fat cake recipes? Allrecipes has more than 90 trusted low-fat cake recipes complete with ratings, reviews and cooking tips.

Staff Picks

Aunt Kaye's Rhubarb Dump Cake

Rating: 4 stars 71
My Aunt Kaye would make this every summer. It smells so good when it is cooking. She also use many different combinations of fresh fruit and flavored gelatin. Be creative and try it out.

Gone with the Wind Cake

Rating: 4.5 stars 39
This is a lovely sponge cake that is reminiscent of the Deep South. May be cut into layers and filled and iced with lemon filling, or with whipped cream.

Lemon Lu Lu Cake

Rating: 4.5 stars 61
A wonderfully tangy and moist glazed lemon cake. Quick and easy to prepare!

Lite Carrot Cake

Rating: 4.5 stars 213
An alternative to the usually high fat carrot cake. Moist and delicious.

Mom's Chocolate Cake

Rating: 4.5 stars 89
This is the best chocolate cake I have ever had. It bakes up high and it's fluffy. Everyone loves it when I make this cake. It is the only chocolate cake I will ever make. Enjoy!
By Melody Sherman

Zucchini Spice Cake

Rating: 4.5 stars 98
I created this recipe to use up a bumper crop of zucchini and to get my kids to eat more fruits and veggies without them knowing it. It is a dense cake reminiscent of carrot cake. I frequently add in an extra cup of stir-ins. Raisins, flake coconut, and walnuts or pecans are favorites.

Wonderful Banana Cake

Rating: 4.5 stars 470
Quick and easy flavorful banana cake. Frost with whipped cream, if desired.

Glorious Sponge Cake

Rating: 4.5 stars 140
This is an old fashioned sponge cake with a lemon flavor.
By Erica

Fluffy Two Step Cheesecake II

Rating: 4.5 stars 46
If you're watching your weight but have a huge sweet tooth, then this is the recipe for you! The only fat in this no-bake recipe is in the crust.

Homemade Angel Food Cake

Rating: 4.5 stars 65
This angel food cake is just like grandma use to make.

Angel Food Cake

Rating: 4.5 stars 363
Light, fluffy, and oh-so airy! This high-rise cake is delicately delicious.

Fruit Cocktail Cake

Rating: 4 stars 88
Very moist and fruity cake, no oil added, quick and easy. Especially delicious when served with whipped cream. Originally submitted to ThanksgivingRecipe.com.

Inspiration and Ideas

Angel Food Cake III
Rating: Unrated 499
Classic angel food cake, light and tastes great by itself!
Orange Sponge Cake
Rating: Unrated 59
Why not try this citrus cake on a very hot summer day?
Basque Cake
Rating: 4 stars 28

A Basque specialty that has pastry cream encased in a light shortdough pastry.