Top 26 Keto Mug Cake Recipes – Best Low Carb Mug Cakes

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Are you looking for quick and easy keto mug cake recipe to cure your sweet tooth? Then, you’re in the right place. These 26 keto mug cake recipes are the best if you’re looking for a low carb cake that is ready in just 5 minutes from scratch.

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Starting from their quick preparation and easy ingredients, what’s not to love about keto mug cake recipes? These single-serving desserts satisfy your cravings and are super easy to make without spending too much time in the kitchen.
With various flavor options and being ready in just a few minutes, keto mug cakes are perfect for a quick and extremely delicious sweet treat.

Do you want to create a quick keto mug cake for your sweet carving? I’ve got you covered! For years, I’ve been creating keto mug cakes. They’re a quick and simple dessert that can be made at home in just a few minutes! There are mug cakes for everyone, even if you’re on a keto diet. I’ve compiled a list of 18 simple and excellent recipes below. Likewise, there’s a cupcake for everyone, whether you’re a big chocolate fan or want something fruity. 

And the best part? It’s so easy to make them. Most mug cake recipes combine all ingredients in a bowl, pour them into a microwave-safe cup, and heat. It doesn’t get any simpler than that!

What Are Mug Cakes?

Mug cakes are single-serving desserts made in a mug or microwave-safe container. They’re quick, easy to prepare, and customizable with various flavors and toppings, perfect for satisfying sweet cravings without traditional baking.

How Long To Cook Keto Mug Cakes?

Depending on the power of your microwave, the personal-sized cakes will cook in around 1-3 minutes. They’re ready to eat as soon as they’re cooked. So when you prepare a mug cake recipe, you don’t have to wait for the cake to cool; it just takes two minutes.

There are many different types of flourless mug cakes to choose from. From vanilla to chocolate delights and everything in between, there’s something for everyone. On a hot summer night, try the lemon blueberry mug cake, or around the holidays, try the cinnamon mug cake. Keto Mug cakes are perfect for any occasion! Make sure your microwave-safe cups are clean and ready to use because they are about to get a lot of use!

Keto Mug Cakes Topping Ideas

Creating delicious keto-friendly toppings for your mug cakes can add flavor and texture while keeping your dessert low in carbohydrates. Here are some keto mug cake topping ideas:

  • Whipped Cream: Use sugar-free whipped cream to add a light and creamy texture to your mug cake. You can also make your own by whipping heavy cream with a keto-friendly sweetener.
  • Berries: Fresh or frozen berries like strawberries, raspberries, or blueberries are relatively low in carbs and can add natural sweetness and a burst of color.
  • Chopped Nuts: Sprinkle chopped nuts like almonds, pecans, or walnuts on top for a delightful crunch and added flavor. Toasted nuts can be even more delicious.
  • Toasted Coconut: Toasted unsweetened shredded coconut adds a tropical flair and a satisfying crunch to your dessert.
  • Cinnamon or Nutmeg: A dash of ground cinnamon or nutmeg can enhance the flavor of your keto mug cake and make it more aromatic.
  • Lemon or Lime Zest: Grate some lemon or lime zest over your mug cake for a citrusy twist. It can brighten up the flavors.
  • Sugar-Free Syrups: Look for keto-friendly sugar-free syrups in flavors like maple, vanilla, or caramel to drizzle over your mug cake.
  • Keto Ice Cream: Enjoy your mug cake with keto-friendly ice cream. There are various brands and flavors available that use low-carb sweeteners.

Tips For Making The Best Keto Mug Cakes

  • Choose high-quality and keto-friendly ingredients to obtain the best results.
  • Incorporate healthy fats like coconut oil, butter, or ghee in your mug cake for richness and moisture.
  • Be careful of the cooking time in the microwave. Keto mug cakes can dry out quickly if overcooked. Start with a shorter time and add more if necessary, checking the consistency with a toothpick.
  • Ensure the container is microwave-safe and can handle the cooking time without overheating.
  • Allow the mug cake to cool for a minute or two after microwaving. This can help improve its texture and prevent burning your mouth.

Common Ingredients in Keto Mug Cake

  • Keto Flours- Almond flour, coconut flour, and ground flaxseed meal are some of the most popular for making a delicious keto mug cake that’s gluten-free and grain free.
  • Sweeteners – It’s important to choose a keto approved sweetener such as Erythritol, Monk Fruit, Allulose, or Stevia.
  • Sugar Free Chocolate Chips
  • Low Carb Berries– You can use blueberies, strawberries, raspberries to make a keto fruit mug cake that is perfect as a quick snack.
  • Cocoa Powder

Another great thing about this type of dessert is that there are lots of low carb, keto versions for you to try. Here’s a collection of some of the most amazing low carb mug cakes, cookies, brownies, and cupcakes that are easy to make and are sure to please.

PS: We launched a brand new recipe eBook with 25 Incredibly East Keto Dessert recipes that feature the best low carb, gluten-free, sugar-free, tested keto dessert recipes.

Keto Brownie Mug Cake

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A single serving Keto Brownies mug cake recipe so soft, so rich, so chocolatey… and definitely not meant for sharing!
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Super Easy Keto Chocolate Brownie Mug Cake

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This keto mug cake it's super easy to make, quick, moist, naturally grain-free, and gluten-free. Make the perfect low carb chocolate dessert recipe that needs only 6 ingredients. Enjoy a 5g net carbs coconut flour mug cake that's ready in under 5 minutes.
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Keto Chocolate Mug Cake

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This recipe yields two servings and each contains about 380 calories, 39 grams of fat, and just over 4 net carbs.
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Keto Coconut Mug Cake

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If you are on the hunt for keto desserts without almond flour, add this one to your list. Using coconut flour and a few other simple ingredients, see how you can make this mug cake in minutes. 
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Keto Vanilla Mug Cake

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If you want a keto mug cake that’s simple to make and super delicious, give this keto (and paleo!) vanilla mug cake a try. It’s sure to do the job.
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Almond Flour Mug Cake

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Who loves not having to share their desserts? This Almond Flour Mug Cake is meant to be enjoyed – just by you! The ENTIRE cake has less than 6 net grams of carbs and is ready in just three minutes of time! It's time to treat yourself – without any of the guilt.
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Keto Pumpkin Mug Cake – Ready in 3 minutes!

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This Keto Pumpkin Mug Cake Recipe is a super quick and flavorful fall low carb dessert that’s easy to make in just 3 minutes. If you love pumpkin, this gluten-free mug cake is the way to get that pumpkin fix!
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Sugar Free Carrot Mug Cake

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If you like carrot cake, you need to try this recipe.
If you like desserts, you need to try this recipe.
If you are on a keto diet, you need to try this recipe.
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Easy Low Carb Keto Pecan Pie Mug Cake

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This keto Pecan Pie Mug Cake is a moist, low-carb treat that’s ready in 90 seconds. Enjoy a fantastic keto dessert that’s full of flavor and has only 4g net carbs.
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Quick Keto Snickerdoodle Mug Cake

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There’s nothing easier or more comforting than this easy sugar-free snickerdoodle mug cake.
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Easy Keto 1 Minute Lemon Poppyseed Mug Cake – Dairy-Free

This keto lemon mug cake is the best summer dessert, super moist and citrusy! It's is extremely fluffy and easy to make. Enjoy this single-serving sugar-free dessert that is gluten-free, grain-free and heavenly fresh!
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Keto Strawberry&Cream Mug Cake

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This low-carb keto strawberry mug cake is super easy to make and yummy but it also looks good! It will please even the most ardent cake lover!
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Keto Lemon Blueberry Mug Cake

Make the best keto lemon blueberry mug cake. Enoy a 5 minute super fluffy coconut flour mug cake. Perfect for a keto breakfast or snack.
This keto lemon blueberry mug cake is a super fluffy and delicious coconut flour mug cake. An easy low carb mug cake is made in the microwave with only a few ingredients.
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Keto Lemon Mug Cake

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This sugar-free lemon mug cake takes just 2 minutes to make in the microwave! With a light and fluffy texture and sweet lemon flavor, it’s a delightful keto-friendly treat!
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Keto Peanut Butter Mug Cake

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This is a recipe for two that you can share or meal prep for your next day’s snack or breakfast.
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Keto Chocolate Peanut Butter Mug Cake

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Our Keto Chocolate Peanut Butter Mug Cake is a deliciously decadent low carb dessert that you can make in just minutes using only your microwave! It’s so rich and full of chocolate flavor that you won’t believe it’s truly keto-friendly! But with only 1g net carbs in the whole recipe, this crazy-good low carb chocolate peanut butter mug cake is the real deal.
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Keto Red Velvet Mug Cake

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This keto red velvet mug cake can be made in minutes and will help you quiet those velvety red cake cravings.
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Keto Cinnamon Roll Mug Cake

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Keto mug cakes or low-carb mug cakes are great ways to fix sweet cravings without adding sugar or high-carb food to your day.
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This keto gingerbread mug cake is deliciously moist, well-spiced and takes just a few minutes to make. It's a quick and yummy treat to make during the holiday season!
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Keto Funfetti Mug Cake Recipe

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This funfetti mug cake recipe is a perfect keto birthday mug cake. Don’t let carbs crash your party when a low-carb funfetti cake recipe is possible. 
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Keto Chocolate Chip Mug Cake

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This cake is fluffy and light, with melted chocolate chips scattered throughout the cake. I really love how this turned out and how easy it is to make.
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Keto Coffee Mug Cake

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This keto coffee keto mug cake takes amazing, along with all of the same quality fats, and makes a fantastic dessert out of it.
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Microwave Zucchini Bread

Zucchini bread in just a few minutes? Yes, it’s possible AND delicious! Keto, paleo, low-carb, gluten-free, grain-free, dairy-free, sugar-free.
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Keto Chocolate Lava Mug Cake

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This mug cake is incredibly easy to make, ridiculously low carb, and chok-full of rich chocolate decadence.
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Coconut Flour Chocolate Caramel Mug Cakes (Paleo, Keto, GF)

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Coconut Flour Chocolate Caramel Mug Cakes are a lavish yet casual treat ~ so decadent, yet easy to throw together and cozy to eat. Having cake out of a mug, and eating it with a spoon, is just so inviting and exciting!
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These Keto Oreos is one of the best low carb mug cakes you'll try. It has all the chocolatiness and creaminess you love about traditional Oreo cookies but in a soft and fluffy cake form. Plus, it takes less than 5 minutes to make, and the entire thing has just 3 net carbs!
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Top 26 Keto Mug Cake Recipes – Best Low Carb Mug Cakes

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Prep time 5 minutes
Cook Time 2 minutes
Yelds 1 serving
Author Ioana Borcea from LowCarbSpark.com


Are you looking for quick and easy keto mug cake recipe to cure your sweet tooth? Then, you’re in the right place. These 26 keto mug cake recipes are the best if you’re looking for a low carb cake that is ready in just 5 minutes from scratch.
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  • Add the coconut flour, cocoa powder, and sweetener to a large mug.
  • Incorporate butter, whipping cream, egg, and almond milk.
  • Microwave for 2-3 minutes or until the top looks firm. Enjoy!
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