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Low Carb Lemon and Poppy Seed Mug Cake

This low carb lemon mug cake has the fantastic addition of poppy seeds! It's keto, gluten free, and sugar free - and ready in just a few minutes!
Course Dessert, Snack
Cuisine American
Prep Time 3 minutes
Cook Time 2 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes
Servings 1
Calories 523kcal
Author Georgina from


  • 2 tbs coconut oil melted
  • 1 egg beaten
  • ¼ cup almond flour
  • 1 tbs flaxseed meal
  • 1 tbs low carb sweetener eg Lakanto
  • 2 tsp lemon juice
  • 1 tsp poppy seeds
  • ½ tsp baking powder


  • Add the coconut oil and egg to a large mug or bowl and stir well to combine. 
  • Add the remaining ingredients and stir again. 
  • Cook in the microwave for 1½ - 2 minutes, or until the center is cooked through.


6g net carbs per serving (whole recipe)


Calories: 523kcal | Carbohydrates: 12g | Protein: 14g | Fat: 50g | Saturated Fat: 26g | Cholesterol: 164mg | Sodium: 68mg | Potassium: 397mg | Fiber: 6g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 240IU | Vitamin C: 3.9mg | Calcium: 238mg | Iron: 2.6mg