Ice Cream vs Cake: All Nutritional Differences

Where is more calories, protein, carbs - what is more healthy?

Ice cream - calories, kcal, weight, nutrition
Cake - calories, kcal, weight, nutrition

Less Calories in Ice cream

At first glance, you can see that in ice cream is less calories than in cake.

Ice cream has 207 kcal per 100g and cake 290 kcal per 100g so it is pretty easy to calculate that the difference is about 40%.

Additionally, it is also easy to notice that most of the calories in ice cream cames from fat and in cake from carbs.

See tables below to compare ice cream with cake in details.

Ice cream And Cake Nutrition Difference

Cake vs Ice cream: Vitamins and Minerals Comparison

per 100gIce creamCake
Calories207 290
Carbohydrates23.6 g47.7 g
Fat11 g8 g
Dietary fiber0.7 g1.5 g
Protein3.5 g7.7 g
Water61 g35.9 g
Calcium128 mg36 mg
Iron0.09 mg1 mg
Magnessium14 mg12 mg
Phosphorus0.3 mg83 mg
Potassium199 mg118 mg
Sodium80 mg139 mg
Zink0.3 mg0.66 mg
Vitaminium B1 (Thiamine)0.041 mg0.081 mg
Vitaminium B2 (riboflavin)0.24 mg0.157 mg
Vitaminium B3 (Niacin)0.116 mg0.83 mg
Vitaminium B60.048 mg0.04 mg
Vitaminium E0.3 mg1.02 mg

Less protein in ice cream

It is aslo easy to see see that in ice cream is less protein than in cake.

There is 7.7g per 100g of cake and 3.5g per 100g of ice cream so using simple math we can see that difference is about 120%.

Less carbohydrates in ice cream

In ice cream is less carbohydrates than in cake.

There is 47.7g/100g of carbohydrates in cake and 23.6g/100g in ice cream so let me do the math for you again - difference is about 102%.

More fat in ice cream

In ice cream is more fats than in cake.

The tables above show us that there is 8g/100g of fats in cake and 11g/100g in ice cream. In this case difference is about 38%.

Ice cream

  • Calories207
  • Carbohydrates23.6 g
  • Fat11 g
  • Dietary fiber0.7 g
  • Protein3.5 g
  • Water61 g
Ice cream calories per:
100g | ounce | single piece | cup | half cup

Calories source

  • 46% CARBS.
  • 7% PROTEIN
  • 48% FAT


  • Calories290
  • Carbohydrates47.7 g
  • Fat8 g
  • Dietary fiber1.5 g
  • Protein7.7 g
  • Water35.9 g
Cake calories per:
100g | ounce | slice

Calories source

  • 65% CARBS
  • 10% PROTEIN
  • 25% FAT

Vitamins: cake vs ice cream

Minerals: ice cream vs cake

Marcin Piotrowicz
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Healthy diet and healthy lifestyle promoter

All information about nutrition on this website was created with help of information from the official United States Department of Agriculture database.

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