This yummy low carb lemon mug cake is ready to eat in less that TWO minutes! Sugar free, gluten free, and keto friendly recipe.
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This recipe is an amalgamation of two already on the site: my Hot Chocolate Mug Cake and the Lemon Muffins. It combines the zesty brightness of the muffins with the convenience of a mug cake! It's really filling, too!
How to Make a Low Carb Lemon Mug Cake
In a medium sized cup or mug, whisk the following together with a fork: almond flour, flaxseed meal, an egg, sugar free sweetening syrup (you could make your own low carb simple syrup or try the Da Vinci brand – both are zero carb!), coconut oil, baking powder, zest of one lemon, lemon juice, and lemon extract. The extract is optional, but definitely adds a little lemony punch to the cake!
Microwave the cake batter for 1 – 1½ minutes in the mug, or until the center is cooked. And that's it! SO easy! You could also serve it with a swirl of whipped cream and a slice of lemon as shown here – but the cake is so soft, warm, and delicious, it doesn't really need it!
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- In a medium sized cup or mug, whisk all the ingredients together with a fork.
- Microwave the cake batter in the mug for 1 - 1½ minutes, or until the center is cooked.
5g net carbs per serving (whole recipe)
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Nutrition InformationYield 1 Serving Size Whole recipe
Amount Per ServingCalories 397Total Fat 36gSaturated Fat 14gCholesterol 163mgSodium 77mgCarbohydrates 10gNet Carbohydrates 5gFiber 5gSugar 1gProtein 13g
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