Cake doesn’t always have to be bad. Take this protein cake for example. Yeah, it still has sugar, but it is packed with muscle-building nutrients. I guess you can have your cake and eat it too. Enjoy these 12 powerful protein cake recipes…
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1. Blackberry Protein Cheesecake
This blackberry protein cheesecake is low in carbs, fat, and sugar… but it sure doesn’t taste like it! As a matter of fact, it’s my husband’s favorite thing I make – he swears this is just as good as Cheesecake Factory!
2. Banana Protein Breakfast Cheesecakes
Skinny individual cheesecakes that are sweet, creamy & packed with protein.
An easy, healthy recipe with NO refined sugar!
3. 3-Ingredient Protein-Packed Chocolate Mug Cake
You can have this healthy, delicious and fudgy 3 ingredient chocolate protein mug cake ready within the next 2 minutes. Wait! What?! That’s right. This easy, one bowl (or mug) chocolate protein cake is super easy to make. All you need to make this decadent, moist, gooey and protein-packed treat is a fork, a bowl, and a microwave!
4. Banana Protein Cake with Peanut Butter Icing
There are several flavors I enjoy simultaneously. Peanut butter and banana is definitely one of them! This light and airy banana cake paired with a creamy peanut butter icing that showcases the flavor combination perfectly! Each slice is low in sugar and low in fat, allowing you to munch on this without any guilt.
5. Red Velvet Protein Cake
I did it! I did it! I finally came up with a super moist, ultra decadent, gorgeously vibrant red velvet protein cake made without artificial food coloring. You can’t even imagine my excitement as I cut into this cake and saw that it was bright red through and through. The secret? Roasted beet puree!
6. No-Bake Protein Cheesecake
Most of my recipes contain ingredients like protein powder; healthier fat options, and I always try to sneak veggies and healthier options into my recipes, like zucchini or even black beans and chickpeas!
7. Protein Birthday Cake
I’m so excited to bring you this layered Protein Birthday Cake recipe. I made it the night before my recent birthday (not knowing if it would turn out) and I totally love it!
8. Devil’s Food Protein Cake
I wasn’t planning on making a Devil’s Food Protein Cake. I was working on a recipe for whoopie pies (a reader request), and the cookies came out great! So I scaled up the recipe, made some frosting, and now we have a moist and delicious Devil’s Food Protein Cake!
9. Chocolate Protein Cake
This chocolate flavored vegan mud cake is dense, fudgy, rich and so satisfying! Healthy to boot, flourless and refined sugar-free, there is no shame in having a second piece of this guilt-free decadent dessert. With a whopping 14 grams of protein per portion, go ahead and reward yourself after that hard workout with a huge piece, you deserve it! Paleo and Gluten-Free.
10. No-Bake Banana-Filled Chocolate Protein Cake
When I make some cake, the ingredients are always super healthy. Sometimes too healthy. I’ve experimented with oil-free cake recipes with results ranging from melting raw cheesecakes to successfully using apple-butter as an oil replacement – it usually works well!
11. PB&J Protein Mug Cake
This PB&J Protein Mug Cake is the perfect, easy, protein-packed dessert you need after a long day. It requires just a few ingredients and takes less than two minutes to make.
12. High-Protein Chocolate Brownie Cake
A delicious, fluffy, moist protein-packed brownie which takes just one minute to whip up! Clocking in at around 150 calories, it is a healthy snack to have any time and has been oven tested. Naturally gluten free, dairy free, vegan, keto, low carb, and comes with a tested paleo version.