There is nothing more gushingly awesome than a velvety, rich chocolate cake.
But what if I tell you that you don’t need to spend 3 hours baking your perfect chocolate cake from scratch.
You can enjoy a keto cake that’s chocolatey and just as delicious with just a few minutes to spare.
In fact, you only need 1 minute to make this chocolate cake!
Yes, that’s right.
This moist and brownie-like keto chocolate mug cake is a perfect way to satisfy your sweet tooth without packing in carbs.
Because it’s the perfect size for one serving, you can enjoy it guilt-free and without the risk of over-eating.
And most importantly, it’s gluten-free, sugar-free, and low-carb.
Made with unsweetened cacao powder and Swerve, it’s perfectly fluffy without being too spongy like many other mug cake recipes.
It has a lighter texture that goes well with keto vanilla ice cream or coconut whipped cream.
Also, since this is a no-bake recipe, you don’t need to heat up the oven.
Instead, you’ll pop it in a microwave to whip up this keto mug cake instantly – literally in minutes.
It’s a great keto dessert when your sweet craving hits you out of nowhere.
It’s easy to make, fast to whip up, and delicious to eat.
It’s perfect for anyone with a serious chocolate craving while eating a keto diet.
I also love that there is no mess to clean up. The whole thing from mixing to heating gets down in a ramekin cup.
You can also save the mug for later if you can make this ahead of time.
All you need is three ingredients.
Unsweetened cocoa powder and Swerve are the only dry ingredients you need.
The whole egg serves as a binding agent and there are no actual wet ingredients in this mug cake.
It took me more than several tries to nail the flavor, texture, and doneness. But the recipe below is my absolute favorite.
You can certainly add your own twists by adding a vanilla extract, cinnamon, cream cheese, or peanut butter, or even switch up the sweetener to erythritol, xylitol, or stevia.
If you are a true chocolate lover, you can also add chocolate chips to make it double chocolate.
In case you are wondering, this mug cake is paleo, vegetarian, sugar-free, gluten-free, and keto diet.
I hope you enjoy this keto sweet just as much as I do.
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- 1 large egg, room temperature
- 2 tbsps cacao powder
- 2 tps Swerve
- Add all ingredients to a mug
- Whisk together until all ingredients are well combined.
- Microwave for 1 minute.
Nutrition Information:Yield: 1 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 129Total Fat: 6gSaturated Fat: 2gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 3gCholesterol: 186mgSodium: 71mgCarbohydrates: 9gFiber: 3gSugar: 0gProtein: 9g