Basic Keto Chocolate Mug Cake with Chocolate Mousse Topping

  • Jul 07, 2023
  • By Charlene Chong
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For all you cake lovers out there who are trying to stick to a ketogenic diet, this recipe is for you. This basic keto chocolate mug cake is creamy, moist, and packed with chocolatey goodness. But wait, it gets even better; it comes topped with a decadent chocolate mousse that will leave you wanting more. The best part? This cake is low-carb, sugar-free, and high in healthy fats, making it perfect for a guilt-free dessert or snack. 

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Ingredients for the cake: (click on the ingredients for buying recommendations)

2 tablespoons almond flour
1 tablespoon coconut flour
1 tablespoon unsweetened cocoa powder
1/4 teaspoon baking powder
1 egg
1 tablespoon coconut oil
1 tablespoon sugar-free chocolate chips

Ingredients for the mousse topping:
1/2 cup heavy cream
1 tablespoon unsweetened cocoa powder
1 tablespoon powdered erythritol
A pinch of salt

Instructions for the cake:
- In a microwavable mug, mix together almond flour, coconut flour, cocoa powder, and baking powder.
- Add in the egg, coconut oil, and sugar-free chocolate chips. Mix until well-combined.
- Microwave on high for 1 minute and 15 seconds. The cake should rise and be firm to the touch. If it's still not cooked through, microwave for an additional 10-15 seconds.
- Let the cake cool for a minute before adding the mousse topping.

Instructions for the mousse topping:
- In a mixing bowl, using a handheld mixer, whisk heavy cream until soft peaks form.
- Add cocoa powder, powdered erythritol, and salt. Whisk until well-combined.
- Pile the mousse on top of the cooled cake.


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Nutritional values:
Calories: 464
Fat: 42g

Protein: 10g
Net carbs: 4.8g

If you think you can't enjoy sweets while on the ketogenic diet, think again. This basic keto chocolate mug cake with a chocolate mousse topping is sure to satisfy all your cravings while keeping you in ketosis. Not only is it packed with healthy fats and low in carbs, but it's also incredibly easy to make. So, the next time you're in need of a quick and delicious dessert, give this recipe a try. Your taste buds and your health will thank you.


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