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Keto chocolate mug cake

The man has a sweet tooth.  I’m lucky not to have it, but he does….at 11 o’clock at night.  That’s not a keto friendly time! So, I made this fast and easy…takes less than 5 minutes to make.  This mug cake has become my go-to for him.  Ends up with 6 net carbs and is fluffy and delicious!  [adinserter name=”cover fx”]

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Keto chocolate mug cake

Course Dessert
Keyword chocolate, dessert, keto, low carb
Prep Time 4 minutes
Cook Time 1 minute
Total Time 5 minutes
Servings 1
Calories 412 kcal



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    Measure out 2 Tbsp. butter and put it inside the mug you will be using. 

    Microwave the butter for 20-25 seconds until it mostly melted and hot. Add your sweetener to the melted butter.

    Add your 2 Tbsp. cocoa powder to the butter.

    Add your coconut flour, almond flour, baking powder, and vanilla.

    Add egg. It will help the cake rise.

    Mix the ingredients well, until everything is combined and there’s as little lumps as you can get. If you’re going to make 2 servings, this is the point where you would measure the batter out into 2 mugs or 2 ramekins.  NOTE: the nutrition information I have given is for ONE serving, so if you're sharing, the net carbs are half.

    Microwave the cake for 60-75 seconds. It takes 75 seconds in my microwave. If you are making 2 servings, probably 50-60 seconds would do the best.

    While you’re waiting for the cake to cook, whip some cream in a mixing bowl. (Optional)

    I do this by using an immersion blender – very quick, easy, and tasty but it will produce stiff peaked whipped cream (and to some it may be over whipped). Pour enough whipping cream into a container to cover the immersion blender blades. Blend for 20-40 seconds until you reach the consistency you want.

    Let the cake cool for a moment and spoon on the whipped cream. (Optional)

Recipe Notes

Chefs notes: Note: You can use any low carb/low glycemic sweetener for this.

Nutrition Facts
Keto chocolate mug cake
Amount Per Serving (1 g)
Calories 412 Calories from Fat 324
% Daily Value*
Fat 36g55%
Saturated Fat 18g113%
Cholesterol 223mg74%
Sodium 287mg12%
Potassium 415mg12%
Carbohydrates 12g4%
Fiber 6g25%
Sugar 1g1%
Protein 12g24%
Vitamin A 935IU19%
Calcium 153mg15%
Iron 2.9mg16%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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