When your body has an intense need for chocolate, caramel, or peanut butter, it doesn’t care to wait for an oven to pre-heat or 10 step recipe that requires whisking eggs into a perfect meringue-no, what you need in this type of 911 dessert scenario is a few keto mug cake recipes. Or twenty-one.
Why Mug Cakes Are A Thing
Besides being the perfect portion sized treats, keto mug cakes have a lot going for them. They’re quick-most keto mug cake recipes take minutes from start to finish. There’s a lot to be said about instant gratification especially when chocolate is involved.
Keto mug cakes are also easy and sized just right, so you don’t overindulge! (Raise your hand if you’ve ever eaten the better half of a sheet cake fresh out of the oven.)
Just me? Ok, I’m going to stop embarrassing myself soon. Maybe tomorrow. But right now I need to get these keto mug cake recipes to you & maybe we can forget that happened?
Whether you’re looking for a quick keto dessert fix or a sweet low carb snack, these keto mug cake recipes will curb every craving in minutes! With a wide variety of flavors like chocolate, vanilla, red velvet, strawberry, cheesecake, blueberry, lemon, carrot, caramel, snickerdoodle, cinnamon, and pumpkin you’ll find a new favorite low carb dessert in this collection of keto mug cake recipes!
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Hot Chocolate + Cake = AMAZING!!! I love this 1 Minute Mug Cake Recipe from Arman of The Big Man’s World! Not only does he give a few options for this moist and fluffy dessert recipe-with or without protein powder, with or without coconut cream on top, but there’s also a very entertaining side story that, well, I’m not giving anything away here, but let’s just say I’ll be singing that song Milkshake for the next month;)) Grab the dairy free recipe here!
If you love traditional S’mores then you’ll adore this keto version of the recipe you prep in the microwave with only 5 net grams of carbs! You’ll need unsalted butter, almond flour, baking powder, Stevia, maple extract, 1 egg, heavy whipping cream, Pink salt, Swerve, Honest Syrup Vanilla, and 2 squares of ChocoPerfection Dark Chocolate. Get the details on Low Carb Inspirations
You’re going to need almond flour, salted butter, unsweetened baking chocolate, erythritol, baking powder, egg, and vanilla extract for this dairy free keto mug cake recipe, but you probably have that in your cabinets anyway. If not, run to the store, because the recipe is worth it & I think you’re out of paper towels anyway. Ok, now it’s only going to take 2 minutes from start to finish for this dessert to be ready so be warned. Your family will come find you & beg for more. Sharing is up to you. Get the full recipe on Wholesome Yum
Does a warm, gooey, sweet, fluffy, molten cool lava cake with only 4 net grams of carbs speak to you? If it does, we probably shouldn’t tell anyone. But seriously, this keto mug cake recipe is everything you need in a dessert. The cake has a fluffy, super moist texture (it’s flourless & gluten free) Get all of the details on Tastaholics
This 1 Minute Chocolate Brownie Mug Cake bakes rises to perfection in your microwave in 1 minute. Enjoy as a snack or dessert! Get the full recipe on Low Carb Yum
A homemade chocolate chip cookie in a mug with only 3 net grams of carbs! All you need is butter, almond flour, erythritol, cinnamon, 1 egg yolk, vanilla extract, salt, and sugar free chocolate chips! Get the full recipe on Tastaholics
This 2 minute keto mug cake recipe is moist and flavor full, and the cream cheese base frosting is what takes it up a notch. Get the full recipe on The Keto Diet Blog
Why reserve keto mug cake recipes for dessert when you can eat them for breakfast? This versatile vanilla keto mug cake recipe is ready in under 5 minutes and weighs in at 5 net carbs per serving! You’ll need coconut oil, unsweetened almond milk, Vanilla bean seeds or extract, almond & coconut flour, erythritol, baking powder, sea salt, 1 egg, and a microwave! Get more details & instructions on Wholesome Yum
This keto mug cake is made in the mug and it cooks in the microwave. We’re talking ten minutes time from start to finish! Get the full recipe on Kirbie’s Cravings
Prepare these sweet strawberry low carb treats in the microwave or oven! Get the full recipe on I Breathe I’m Hungry
It only takes 5 minutes for this blueberry mug cake from Keto Connect to come together using coconut flour, cream cheese, baking powder, butter, egg, Stevia, and blueberries! Get the full recipe here
This zesty cake from Sugar-Free Mom is full of lemon flavor without the carbs! Create a lemon cake in a mug in 4 minutes by combining egg, lemon juice, heavy cream, lemon liquid stevia, coconut flour, baking powder, and a pinch of salt in the microwave! At only 7 net grams of carbs you can file this keto mug cake recipe as 100% guilt-free! Get the full recipe & instructions on Sugar-Free Mom
Here’s a fabulous keto mug cake recipe that you can use as a breakfast recipe! It has a delicious texture due to the poppy seeds and it comes together fast for busy mornings! Get the recipe on Briana Thomas
No gluten, sugar, or grain in this healthy keto mug cake recipe that tastes just like carrot cake! You’ll need eggs, heavy cream, grated carrot, ground flaxseed, coconut flour, Swerve sweetener, baking powder, and Allspice to get the job done. Get all the details on Sugar-Free Mom
The ultimate low carb dessert-in a mug! Shredded apples, walnuts, and caramel combined with butter, Swerve, coconut & almond flour, a pinch of salt, baking powder, 1 egg, and a little unsweetened almond milk come together easily to create a decadent guilt-free keto dessert in minutes in the microwave! Only 4 net carbs per mug! Get the full recipe & instructions on I Breathe I’m Hungry
If you are into rich keto mug recipes then you’ll love this low carb treat from Martina! She’ll show you how to make a Nutella Mug Cake in 5 minutes (with only 3.9 net grams of carbs) using ground hazelnuts, raw cocoa powder, baking soda, Swerve sweetener, egg, butter, and liquid stevia. Get the full recipe on the Keto Diet App
Don’t have time for breakfast? You do now! This Keto French Toast is a perfect example of why I love keto mug cake recipes. It’s simple, fast, and delicious. You’ll need an egg, unsalted butter, baking powder, almond flour, salt, cinnamon, vanilla extract, erythritol, and low carb maple syrup. When it’s all said & done you’ve got 3 net carbs per serving! Get the full recipe on Kirby Does Keto
This delightful cinnamon dessert is ready in 5 minutes & is super easy to put together! Here’s what you need to get this keto mug cake recipe going: Swerve sweetener, ground cinnamon, almond flour, baking powder, cream of tartar, salt, egg, butter, and vanilla extract. When it’s all said and done you’ll have a delicious treat that comes in at under 5 net carbs per serving! Get the full recipe & instructions on All Day I Dream About Food
Light, fluffy, and moist on the inside this low carb cinnamon roll mug cake is loaded with healthy protein and fiber making it a perfect breakfast or snack! It’s also ready in under 1 minute! For this recipe you’ll need vanilla protein powder, baking powder, coconut flour, cinnamon, your favorite sweetener, egg, unsweetened almond milk, vanilla extract, cinnamon, and coconut butter. Get the full recipe on The Big Man’s World
Only 4 minutes from start to finish for this delicious keto treat! You’ll need pumpkin puree, unsweetened almond butter, butter, egg, stevia, baking powder, cinnamon, ground cloves, nutmeg, and ground cardamon. Get the details on My PCOS Kitchen
End your chocolate cravings in minutes with this grain-free, sugar-free recipe that’s every bit as decadent and rich as the classic molten style lava cakes you once knew! With two versions of the recipe (one for spongey, one for fudge) you cannot go wrong! Go visit Leanne at Healthful Pursuit to get the details!