Soft and Crumby Triple Chocolate and Plum Protein Cake Bars

35 minutes


3/4 cup oat flour
1/4 cup almond flour
4 egg whites
2 scoops Chocolate Protein powder
1/4 cup stevia, splenda or other sweetener
1/2 tsp baking powder
150g Sugar free Apple Rhubarb jam (or similar) The St Dalfours brand in the supermarket are useful)
3 tbsp raw cocoa powder
1/4 tsp salt
3 tbsp Dark Chocolate Chips
2 plums
28g fat free plain Greek yogurt
85ml skim milk
2 tbsp sunflower seeds
2 tbsp Orange Chocolate Chips (optional)


If you have had bariatric surgery or are simply looking for a high protein weight loss snack, these homemade protein bars are a fantastic solution. These delicious triple chocolate and plum protein cakes are the perfect soft, nutritious, and indulgent treat that the whole family will enjoy. Bursting with dark chocolate and plum, these homemade protein bars make the perfect grab and go snack. Their incredibly moist, tender texture makes these triple chocolate protein bars easy to enjoy even during the post-op soft food stage when you need to focus on foods that are easy to digest. The addition of protein powder and thick Greek yogurt to these homemade protein bars provides a nutritious protein boost to keep you feeling full between meals. Baked up into individual portions, this protein chocolate bar recipe allows you to indulge your sweet tooth while maintaining proper portion control during your weight loss surgery journey. Bursting with rich chocolate flavor and tangy sweet plums, these chocolate plum cakes satisfy cravings for something decadent. 

The complex layers of chocolate in this triple chocolate cake recipe creates a luxurious yet healthy chocolate lover's dream. Whip up a batch on the weekend so you can have these grab-and-go snacks waiting in the fridge for when you need a pick-me-up. Their balance of nutrition and indulgence makes these cakes a comforting, delicious treat and as a plus are suitable to eat if you have had gastric sleeve surgery or gastric bypass surgery. Keeping your diet delicious and nourishing is key - these chocolate plum cakes check all the boxes.

Main Benefits

  • Soft, moist texture - Perfectly suited for the soft food stage after surgery. 
  • Portion controlled - Individual squares are easy to portion to your needs. 
  • Protein-rich - To help you feel full.


  • Step 1

    Preheat oven to 180 degrees, prepare a 14*28cm baking form (or 20*20cm one), put a sheet of baking paper into it.

  • Step 2

    Chop plums into small cubes.

  • Step 3

    Combine egg whites, stevia, salt and whisk together until fully incorporated. Add skim milk, Greek yogurt, Apple Rhubarb jam. Mix together in a same bowl.

  • Step 4

    Mix dry ingredients (oat flour, almond flour, protein and baking powder, raw cocoa) together in another bowl.

  • Step 5

    Add wet ingredients to dry ingredients and mix together.

  • Step 6

    Stir in the chopped plums, Dark Chocolate Chips and sunflower seeds (if using).

  • Step 7

    Pour batter into the baking dish and bake for 20-30 minutes or until a toothpick inserted comes out clean.

  • Step 8

    Let it cool on a metal wire rack and sprinkle some Orange Chocolate Chips on top.

  • Step 9

    Once cool, remove cake from tin and cut into 4x4cm slices. Enjoy!