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Calories in Cheesecake Versus Regular Cake

  By posted Jul 1st 2014
Healthy Living
Cheesecake Regular Cake


Calories in Cheesecake:

A 250gms baked cheesecake contains 804 calories from 436 amount of fat.

A 250gms of no bake cheesecake contains 684 calories from 285 amount of fat.

Nutritional value of Cheesecake:

Besides the fattening cream cheese, cheesecake is a good source of vitamin A, followed by selenium, riboflavin, phosphorous and calcium. It also contains small amount of iron.

Benefits of Cheesecake:

Baked Cheesecake uses natural or healthy products like cream cheese, crackers and eggs with far less sugar than a regular cake. But if you compare baked cheesecake and no bake cheesecake, the later contains less fat, therefore lesser calories.

Healthy Version of Cheesecake:

There are several recipes that use low-fat hard cheese like ricotta, curds, coconut cream, tofu or paneer to prepare cheesecake. You can also use pumpkin or sheep's milk yoghurt.

For More on Cheesecake: Cheesecake Recipe without Cream Cheese



Calories in Cake:

A 100gms of chocolate cake contains 358 calories

A 100gms of Black Forest cake contains 264 calories

Nutritional value of cake:

Since regular cakes are largely made with maida and sugar, there are not many nutritional values attached to it. But cakes do contain small portions of protein, calcium, iron and carbohydrates.

Benefits of Regular cake:

Generally cake is a great comfort food to soothe anger, get you out of sadness and cake is a good mood booster. But there are interesting recipes that use healthy ingredients for the healthy conscious folks.

Healthy Version of cake:

Carrot cake is extremely common, if you want to make a healthy cake. You can toss in some dried fruits, dates, nuts. Banana cake is also popular with the healthy conscious.

For More on Cake: How to Bake Healthy Cakes

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