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Calorie conscious fruit layer cake

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Serves 7
Serves 7

About the bake

A delicious layer cake, perfect as a centrepiece at a party! It also has the added benefit of being low in calories and fat too, with only 251 calories and 2.5% fat per serving!

10 ingredients8 steps


    1. Step 1

      Preheat oven to 180°C, (fan 160°C, Gas Mark 4). Grease and base line a 25cm high sided cake tin.

    2. Step 2

      To make the sponge, using an electric whisk, whisk together the egg yolks and hot water until foamy and light.

    3. Step 3

      Slowly add two thirds of the sugar and continue whisking on a high speed until thick and creamy.

    4. Step 4

      In a clean bowl and using a clean dry whisk, whisk the egg whites until stiff, slowly adding the remaining sugar a little at a time. Carefully fold the egg whites into the yolk mixture

    5. Step 5

      Sift the flour, cornflour and baking powder over and carefully fold into the mixture.

    6. Step 6

      Pour into the prepared tin and bake in the centre of a preheated oven for 25- 35 minutes, until firm to the touch. Allow to cool. When cool cut the cake horizontally into three layers.

    7. Step 7

      Place the base sponge on a serving plate, spread with half of the yoghurt then add half the fruit.

    8. Step 8

      Top with the centre sponge spread with more yoghurt and sprinkle with the fruit. Top with the remaining sponge and sprinkle with additional half spoon.


    • For the cake

      • 4Egg(s) (free range) (separated) 
      • 4 tbspWater (hot) 
      • 1 tspVanilla bean paste 
      • 120gHalf spoon granulated sugar 
      • 70gAllinson's Plain White Flour 
      • 70gCornflour 
      • 1.25 tspBaking powder 
    • For the filling

      • 450mlGreek yoghurt (low fat) 
      • 2 tbspSilver Spoon Icing sugar 
      • Half spoon granulated sugar (to sprinkle) 

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