Keto Chocolate Mug Cake

This is an all-time favorite for those looking for a keto chocolate cake recipe that’s intensely rich, moist with a light and tender crumb. This low carb cake is a great anytime treat. You can also add your own personal touches to the recipe including sprinkled with dried cherries or fresh blueberries or strawberries.

Prep Time:

Prep time: 5 minutes
Cook time: 1 minute

Serves: 1


1½ T. coconut flour
½ t. baking powder
1¾ T. unsweetened cocoa powder
2 T. unsalted butter
1½ T. low carb sweetener of choice*
1 egg
2 T. heavy cream
¼ t. pure vanilla extract
¼ t. salt

Fresh sliced strawberries, fresh blueberries or dried cherries….by the way, chocolate and cherries are a great flavor pairing.


  1. Add the first three ingredients to a small mixing bowl and stir to combine.
  2. Melt butter in a small bowl in a microwave for several seconds. Add low carb sweetener and stir until completely dissolved. Add egg, heavy cream, vanilla extract, and salt to the butter mixture and whisk to combine.
  3. Add wet ingredients to the dry and stir until thoroughly blended. Pour blended mixture into mug or small microwave-safe container and microwave on high for 1 minute.**
  4. Remove from microwave and serve immediately with fresh sliced strawberries, if desired. Enjoy!

*Nutritional information for recipe based on Swerve® brand granulated sweetener which reports zero net carbs because the ingredients do not affect blood sugar. 

**Actual cooking time will vary depending on individual unit. Check for doneness after 45 seconds. Do not overcook or the cake may become too dry.

Nutritional Information:


Total Carbs: 13g
Fiber:  7g

Net Carbs:  6g

Calorie Breakdown:

Protein: 8%

Fat: 84%
Carbohydrates: 7%

Nutritional information provided for entertainment purposes only and is not to be construed as medical advice.

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