Low-fat Cake Recipe







This tasty looking, easy to make, low calorie cake will take 10 minutes preparation and 20 minutes to bake. It serves 8 people so enjoy with friends and family afterwards!



  • Butter or Oil
  • 50g Plain Flour
  • 3 tbsp Cornflour
  • 1 tsp Baking Powder
  • 4 Eggs
  • 175g Caster Sugar


  1. Heat your oven to 180 C fan or 160 C gas, then grease and line the sides of a 2 x 20 tin with grease-proof paper. Sieve baking powder and flour together.
  2. Whisk the egg whites until stiff, then whisk in the sugar. Beat the egg yolks then whisk in the whites. Fold in dry ingredients using a large metal spoon then spoon the mixture into the tins and level tops.
  3. Bake for 18-20 minutes until risen, to test insert a skewer into the middle and if it comes out clean its good. Cool in the tins for 10 minutes then gently remove and leave to cool completely
  4. Mix the mandarins and fromage frais together. Peel away the grease-proof paper, sandwich the cakes with the mandarin mix, then dust with icing sugar to serve.

At only 214 calories and with 4g fat in total, treat yourself to this cake without feeling guilty 🙂