High Protein Fruit Cake (6 Flavor Variations)



This High Protein Cake is macro-friendly, gluten-free, and dairy-free. Plus, this cake is simple to make, takes less than a half hour to prepare, and the entire cake is less than 400 calories!


In this post, we first give a base recipe for a High Protein Cake with Fruit, plus modifications for 6 different flavor variations…

  1. Strawberry vanilla

  2. Lemon blueberry

  3. Spiced fig

  4. Vanilla peach

  5. Chocolate cherry

  6. Strawberry lemon


Ingredients

Base Recipe:

  • 24 grams coconut flour

  • 15 grams Salted Caramel True Nutrition Egg White Protein Powder

  • 15 grams gluten free flour (I use Otto’s Cassava Flour)

  • 1 tsp baking powder

  • 1/4 tsp salt

  • 1/4 cup sugar substitute (I use stevia)

  • 3/4 cup unsweetened almond milk1 egg

  • 20 drops liquid stevia (can sub more sugar substitute)

  • 1/2 tsp extract (depends on flavor variation, see below!)

  • 150-250 grams fruit (the amount depends on the type of fruit and flavor variation)


Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 deg. F

  2. Mix all dry ingredients (first 6 ingredients)

  3. Add the almond milk, 1/4 cup at a time and mix to avoid clumps

  4. Mix in the egg, liquid drops and extract

  5. Mix in the chopped fruit, save a few pieces for topping

  6. Pour the mixture into a Pam-sprayed baking dish with a 9 in diameter

  7. Bake for 15-18 min, or until a toothpick comes out clean


6 Flavor Variations


1. Strawberry Vanilla

The base recipe is not modified. To give it the strawberry vanilla flavor profile, use:

  • Vanilla flavored protein powder

  • 200-250 g chopped strawberries

  • Vanilla extract


2. Lemon Blueberry

The base recipe is not modified. To give it the blueberry lemon flavor profile, use:

  • Lemon flavored protein powder (if possible, otherwise vanilla will work juse fine!)

  • 200 g blueberries

  • Lemon extract or fresh lemon juice


3. Spiced Fig Cake

The base recipe is slightly modified. For this flavor profile, use/add:

  • Vanilla protein powder

  • 1 tsp vanilla extract, not 1/2 tsp

  • Add 1/2 tsp cinnamon to dry mixture

  • Add 1/4 tsp nutmeg to dry mixture


4. Vanilla Peach Cake

The base recipe is not modified. To give it the vanilla peach flavor profile, use:

  • Vanilla flavored protein powder

  • Vanilla extract

  • 200 g sliced peaches


5. Chocolate Cherry

The base recipe is slightly modified. For this flavor profile, use/add:

  • Chocolate protein powder

  • 1/2 tsp vanilla extract

  • Add 5 g cocoa powder or cacao powder --> reduce flour amount by 5 grams – so 10 g total


6. Strawberry Lemon

The base recipe is not modified. To give it the strawberry lemon flavor profile, use:

  • Lemon flavored protein powder

  • Lemon extract or fresh lemon juice

  • 200-250 g sliced strawberries