Oaty apple and berry cake

This light apple and berry cake, made using wholemeal flour and oats, is perfect for when you fancy something sweet, minus the excess calories.


  • 275g wholemeal flour
  • 175g rolled oats
  • 65g oat bran
  • 125g brown sugar
  • 1tsp cinnamon
  • 2tsp baking powder
  • 150ml rapeseed oil
  • 175ml low-fat plain yogurt
  • 2 medium eggs
  • 2 medium apples, skin on, cored and finely diced
  • 275g fresh or frozen berries
  • ½tbsp icing sugar, to dust


  1. Preheat the oven to 180ºC/fan 160°C/gas 4. Line a 20cm x 30cm baking tin with baking paper.
  2. Combine all the dry ingredients in a bowl. In a separate bowl, whisk together the oil, yogurt and eggs, then add to the dry ingredients and mix well.
  3. Press three-quarters of the mixture into the base of the prepared tin. Sprinkle with the apples and berries, then spoon over the remaining mix and spread evenly.
  4. Bake for 30–40 min, until golden. Leave to cool in the tin before turning out and cutting into 24 pieces. Dust with the icing sugar to serve.

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