Let Them Eat Cake! 25 Real Food Cake Recipes That are Good for You!

by Dec 22, 2013Desserts0 comments

25 Real Food Cake Recipes

My youngest son is turning two! He’s a Winter Solstice baby and such a joy! It’s hard to believe how quickly the last two years have gone!

To celebrate, let them eat cake! I’m doing a roundup of 25 real food cake recipes that are actually good for you. Most of these are gluten-free or grain-free. Some are traditionally made with sourdough or soaked flours and others are simply made with organic ingredients.

Whatever you are looking for, you’re sure to find it here!

Chocolate Cake

Chocolate Bundt Cake with Caramel Glaze from Life Made Full

Sourdough Black Forest Cake from Nourishing Joy

Happy Birthday Chocolate Ganache Cake from Just Enjoy Food

Flourless Chocolate Cake with Custard Style Ice Cream from The Nerdy Farmwife

Decadent Flourless Chocolate Mousse Cake from The Urban Ecolife

Perfect Vegan Chocolate Cake from The Clean Dish

Paleo Flourless Minted Chocolate Cake from Level Health & Nutrition

Naked Chocolate Cake with Buttercream Frosting from The Organic Kitchen

Chocolate Cake from Real Food Girl: Unmodified

Brownie Bites with Mint Buttercream from The Sour Path is the Sweetest

ice cream cake

Homemade Ice Cream Cake from Healthy Homemakers

Homemade Ice Cream Cake from Divine Health from the Inside Out


Coconut Dream Cake from Healing Cuisine by Elise

Coconut Cake from Healthy Roots Happy Soul 

Coconut Cloud Cake with Salted Caramel Drizzle

Coconut Flour Cake with Coconut Frosting from Nourished Kitchen

Coconut Flour Birthday Cake with Maple Buttercream from Rubies and Radishes 

Carrot Sweet Potato Parsnip

Grain Free Carrot Cake with Cream Cheese Icing from The Skinny Pear

Sourdough Spelt Honey Carrot Cake from Nourishing Time

Wholesome Carrot Cake from Divine Health from the Inside Out

Sweet Potato Cake with Paleo White Chocolate Frosting from Paleo Fondue

Parsnip Cake with Orange Infused Whipped Cream from Learning and Yearning


Paleo Yellow Cake from A Girl Worth Saving

Paleo Birthday Vanilla Bean Cake with Chocolate Frosting from Paleo Fondue

Orange Cloud Cake from The Sour Path is the Sweetest


Whatever you are celebrating, cherish the time you have together with family and friends.  I’ll say it again! Let them eat cake! Just make sure it’s real food whenever possible!

What’s your favorite cake flavor?

Be nourished. Be Happy.



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