Desserts are a great treat, especially for people that have a sweet tooth! However, your health also comes first. Instead of sacrificing your favorite desserts, why not substitute the ingredients with a healthier alternative? Let’s try making your favorite recipes with these healthier substitute ingredients! Each substitute ingredient also comes with a replacement ratio for an easier baking experience.



Let’s start with one of the most important ingredients in baking, sugar. Do you know that you can get some healthier versions of sweetness in your desserts? We all know that too much sugar is not good. Here is the list of healthier substitutes for sugar and the information that you need.


Baking Powder

Long-term and overuse of baking soda can increase your health risk. Let’s prevent sooner and replace baking powder with healthier alternatives! Be sure to follow the instructions that we provided.


All-purpose Flour

Flour are the most essential ingredient in baking, it’s the foundation of almost every bake goods. However, it’s not overall healthy for you. Try substituting the flour in your baked goods with these ingredients listed below instead.



Butter is fundamental in baking, but it also contains a lot of fat that can be fatal for your health. Try replacing them with these healthier ingredients and your body will thank you in the long run! Just be sure to follow the instructions that we provided.




Chocolate is yummy, but it receives a lot of bad press because of its high fat and sugar content. Its consumption has been associated with a few health compilations. So, the next time you wanna bake some brownies, use healthier ingredients like we provided below!




Oil is not whole food plant-based. Basics first, all oils are pure fat and highly refined, it’s nutrient depleted food fragments. Including oil in your baking good may not be such a good idea, health-wise, so let’s substitute them with healthier ingredients.



Eggs are almost vital in every baking recipe. However, they are a source of saturated fat and too much saturated fat has been shown to raise cholesterol. If consumed in big amounts, it can risk your health. Try opting for healthier alternatives.


We hope these substitutes will help to make your baked goods healthier. But remember, not every substitute ingredient is perfect for every recipe, so be sure to read about each ingredient before using them!

All the information that we provided is based on our experiences in our baking journey. Do let us know if you have any extra insights.

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