We can’t leave out the fruit lovers! If strawberry cake is your jam, here is a mug dessert you can enjoy with fewer carbs. With a couple fresh strawberries and a few other keto friendly ingredients, you can have a low-carb strawberry mug cake in minutes.
Once fresh berries start popping up at the farmer’s market and grocery stores, they are hard to resist. Thankfully, strawberries can fit into a keto or low-carb diet when eaten in moderation.
Strawberry Mug Cake Recipe that’s Low in Carbs
Personally, I tend to crave chocolate and vanilla mug cakes, but I know a lot of people who would reach for strawberry cake before anything else! In fact, once the weather gets warmer, I’m all about strawberry desserts myself.
At 8.5g net carbs, this mug cake with strawberries is great to have on hand when you want a little treat without a ton of sugar!
Low-Carb Strawberry Mug Cake Ingredients
Here’s what you need to make this recipe. The exact measurements are in the recipe card below.
- Almond flour
- Coconut flour
- Granular erythritol
- Baking powder
- Melted butter
- Keto milk substitute
- Lightly beaten egg
- Vanilla extract
- Small, fresh strawberries
- Whipped topping (optional)
Keto Strawberry Mug Cake Directions
In a microwave-safe mug or dish that’s at least 8 ounces, mix the almond flour, coconut flour, baking powder, and keto sweetener until well incorporated.
Add the melted butter, lightly beaten egg, milk substitute, and vanilla. Stir until smooth but don’t over mix.
Cut up one of the small strawberries and gently fold it into the batter.
Microwave for one minute and thirty seconds or until the top is opaque and cooked through.
Top with the second small strawberry and whipped topping if you choose.
Strawberry Cake in a Mug Recipe Notes and FAQ
Are strawberries keto friendly?
Many berries, including strawberries are keto friendly in moderation. This recipe calls for two small ones that equal about 0.8g net carbs.
Can I make a full cake from this recipe?
This recipe was designed for a mug cake and was not tested as a full cake. The recipes on this site are for single serve mug desserts.
Important about the batter.
Do not over mix the batter. Just mix until the ingredients are incorporated. The cake is best enjoyed warm.
Chopping the strawberries.
Make sure you chop your strawberries into small enough pieces for the mug cake. You want them to evenly distribute throughout the cake. For the optional topping, slice the berry lengthwise for appearance.
A burst of berry flavor in this low-carb strawberry mug cake. Cake and strawberry topping without whipped cream is 8.5g net carbs.
- 3 Tablespoons almond flour
- 1 Tablespoon coconut flour
- 1 Tablespoon Erythritol, granular
- ½ teaspoon baking powder
- 2 Tablespoons melted butter
- 3 Tablespoons non-dairy milk
- 1 egg, beaten
- 1 teaspoon vanilla
- 2 fresh strawberries
- Optional: whipped topping
- In an 8 ounce mug, mix the almond flour, coconut flour, baking powder, and erythritol until well incorporated.
- Add the melted butter, egg, milk, and vanilla. Stir until smooth.
- Cut up one of the small strawberries and gently fold into the batter.
- Cook in the microwave for one minute and thirty seconds or until the top is opaque and cooked through.
- Top with the second fresh strawberry and whipped topping, if desired.
Nutrition facts calculated using Carb Manager and are not guaranteed to be 100% accurate.
Main nutrition facts include the cake and the strawberry topping without whipped cream.
If you add whipped topping, calculate the additional macros.
Use small fresh strawberries to keep the carbs lower.
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Serving Size:1 mug cake
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 611Total Fat: 52.5gSaturated Fat: 19.9gCholesterol: 247.5mgCarbohydrates: 33.7gNet Carbohydrates: 8.5gFiber: 11gSugar: 5.4gSugar Alcohols: 14.2gProtein: 18g
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Pin this to your dessert board for the next time you crave a sweet treat!
Let me know if you make this strawberry mug cake!