Clean Eating Canada Day Cake Recipe

Clean Eating Canada Day Cake

This delicious cake can be decorated for Canada Day, or the 4th of July! Either way, it's delicious to celebrate with! Note that this recipe makes one layer. You'll most likely want to make 2 layers as I did for the cake in the photo above.

Course Dessert
Cuisine American, Canadian
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes
Yield 20 servings (from 1 layer)
Calories 102 kcal
Author The Gracious Pantry


  • 2 cups whole wheat pastry flour (affiliate link)
  • 4 tsp. baking powder
  • 4 large egg whites
  • 2 tbsp. light flavored oil
  • 1 1/2 cups unsweetened apple sauce
  • 2/3 cup honey
  • 1 tbsp. pure vanilla extract
  • 1 tbsp. pure orange extract
  • 1 medium orange, zested
US Customary - Metric


  1. Pan used: 9 x 13

  2. Preheat oven to 350 F.

  3. Line your cake pan with parchment. It should be fully lined so that the cake batter does not touch the actual pan. Just the parchment. This will make it very easy to lift out of the pan.

    Clean Eating Canada Day Cake
  4. Whisk together the flour and baking powder.

  5. Whisk in the rest of the ingredients, blending well.

  6. Pour into lined cake pan and allow to sit for 5 minutes.

  7. Bake for 30 minutes on the middle rack.

  8. Allow to cool completely and spread on the whipped cream, topping with the strawberries.

Recipe Notes

Please note that the nutrition data below is a ballpark figure. Exact data is not possible.

Nutrition Facts
Clean Eating Canada Day Cake
Amount Per Serving
Calories 102 Calories from Fat 9
% Daily Value*
Fat 1g2%
Sodium 12mg1%
Potassium 173mg5%
Carbohydrates 20g7%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 11g12%
Protein 2g4%
Vitamin A 5IU0%
Vitamin C 0.3mg0%
Calcium 48mg5%
Iron 0.6mg3%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.