20 Low-Carb Cakes Ketogenic Alternative Recipes


Recipe 1: Low-Carb Poke Cake

Ingredients: 1 1/2 cups almond flour, ¼ cup cocoa powder, 2tbsp baking powder, 2tsp dutch cocoa, 1/2tsp salt, 1/3 cup milk of choice or water, 1 ½ tsp vanilla extract, 3 eggs, and 1/3 cup regular sugar or granulated erythritol.

Nutrition: Calories 130, Fat 9g, Net Carbs 2.7g, and Protein 6.9g.

Link: https://ketodietapp.com/Blog/lchf/low-carb-tiramisu-poke-cake

Recipe 2: Best Low Carb Chocolate Cake

Ingredients: 1 cup coconut flour, 1 cup unsweetened cocoa powder, ¼ tsp stevia concentrated powder, 1 ½ low carb sugar substitute,1tsp cinnamon, 2tsp baking powder, 2tsp baking soda, ½ tsp sea salt, ½ cup melted coconut oil, 8 large eggs, 4 cups zucchini shredded, and 2tsp vanilla extract.

Nutrition: Calories 96, Protein 3.7g, Fat 7.4g, and Net Carbs 2.5g.

Link: https://lowcarbyum.com/best-low-carb-chocolate-cake-recipe/

Recipe 3: Gluten-Free, Sugar-Free Flourless Chocolate Cake

Ingredients: 680g chopped sugar-free dark chocolate, 1 ½ cup butter, 1 ½ tsp Vanilla extract, ¼ tsp sea salt, 6 large eggs, and ½ powdered sweetener

Nutrition: Calories 349g, Net Carbs 12g, Fat 34g, and Protein 4g.

Link: https://www.wholesomeyum.com/gluten-free-keto-flourless-chocolate-cake/

Recipe 4: Low Carb Sugar-Free Carrot Cake With Almond Flour

Ingredients: ¾ cup softened butter, ¾ cup Erythritol, 1tbsp Blackstrap molasses, 4 large eggs, 1tsp Vanilla extract, ½ tsp Pineapple extract, 2 ½ cups Blanched almond flour, 2tsp Cinnamon, 2tsp Gluten-free baking powder. ½ tsp sea salt, 1 ½ cup chopped Pecans, and 2 ½ cup grated carrots.

Nutrition: Calories 359, Net Carbs 5.5g, Fat 34g, and Protein 7.5g.

Link: https://www.wholesomeyum.com/gluten-free-keto-flourless-chocolate-cake/

Recipe 5: Easy Keto Paleo Vanilla Mug Cake

Ingredients: Paleo Vanilla mug cake include 1tbsp coconut oil, 1 medium vanilla bean or 1/2tsp vanilla extract, 3tbsp unsweetened almond milk, 1tbsp coconut flour, 3tbsp blanched almond flour, 1 ½ tbsp. sweetener, 1 pinch sea salt, ½ tsp baking powder, and 1large egg.

Nutrition: Net Carbs 5g, Fat 13g, Calories 352g, and Protein 13g.

Link: https://www.wholesomeyum.com/recipes/vanilla-mug-cake-paleo-low-carb-gluten-free/?utm_source=Bibblio&utm_campaign=Bibblio 

Recipe 6: Keto Chocolate Cake

Ingredients: 300g unsweetened chocolate, 300g unsalted butter, 6 eggs, ½ cup almond flour, 1 ½ cup powdered erythritol, and a pinch of salt.

Nutrition: Calories 389, Fat 37.8g, Protein 8.1g, and Net Carbs 2g.

Link: https://sugarfreelondoner.com/keto-chocolate-cake/ 

Recipe 7: Keto Chocolate Zucchini Bundt Cake


  • Cake: 2 ¼ cups almond flour, ½ cup cacao powder, 1 ½ cups erythritol, 2tsp baking powder, 6 large eggs, ½ tsp sea salt, ½ cup butter or ghee (melted), 2 medium zucchini pureed, and 2tsp vanilla extract.
  • Frosting: ½ cup cacao powder, ¼ cup coconut oil, and Stevia drops.

Nutrition: Calories 229 , Net Carbs 3.8g, Fat 20.7g, and Protein 7.3g.

Link: https://ketodietapp.com/Blog/lchf/keto-chocolate-zucchini-bundt-cake

Recipe 8: Lemon Poppyseed Almond Flour Keto Pound Cake


  • Cake: ¾ cup softened butter, 4 large eggs, 1 cup erythritol, ¾ cup sour cream, 2tsp vanilla extract, 2tbsp lemon extract, 3 cups blanched almond flour, 3tbsp poppy seeds, 2tsp gluten-free baking powder, and ½ tsp sea salt.
  • Lemon glaze: ¼ cup lemon juice, ¾ cup powdered erythritol, and ¼ tsp. vanilla extract.

Nutrition: Calories 248, Net Carbs 4g, Fat 23g, and Protein 7g.

Link: https://www.wholesomeyum.com/recipes/keto-gluten-free-lemon-poppy-seed-bundt-cake-recipe/

Recipe 9: Olive Oil Cake

Ingredients: 1 cup olive oil, ¾ cup erythritol, ¾ cup coconut flour, 6 large eggs, 1 ¼ tsp baking soda, 2tsp baking powder, ¼ tsp salt, and 2tsp vanilla extract.

Nutrition: Fat 33g, Protein 6.25g, and Net Carbs 2g.

Link: https://www.ketoconnect.net/olive-oil-cake/

Recipe 10: Low Carb Tiramisu Poke Cake


  • Cake: ½ cup butter or ghee (melted), 6 large eggs, 2 cups almond flour, ½ cup lukewarm almond milk, ½ cup coconut flour, ½ cup erythritol, ¼ cup whey protein, ½ tsp baking soda, 1tsp apple cider vinegar or cream of tartar, and 1tsp sea salt.
  • Coffee-rum custard fillings: 3tbsp granulated erythritol, ¼ cup almond milk (unsweetened), 2tbsp heavy whipping cream, ½ cup brewed coffee, 2tbsp water, 1tsp gelatin powder, 1tsp rum extract or ¼ cup dark rum, and drops of stevia (optional).
  • Mascarpone topping: 2 large eggs, 1tbsp water, 1tsp sugar-free vanilla extract, ½ cup mascarpone, 1 cup powdered erythritol, and 1tbsp cacao powder.

Nutrition: Net Carbs 3.1g, Protein 11.1g, Calories 291, and Fat 24.4g.

Link: https://ketodietapp.com/Blog/lchf/low-carb-tiramisu-poke-cake

Recipe 11: Healthy Low Carb Carrot Cake


  • Cake: 2 ¼ cups almond flour, 2tsp gluten-freee baking powder, 1 ¼ cups powdered erythritol, 6 large eggs, 2tsp cinnamon, ½ tsp sea salt, ½ cup melted butter, 2cups grated carrots, ½ cup unsweetened almond milk, 2tsp sugar-free vanilla extract, ½ cup pecan pieces.
  • Frosting: 1 cup powdered erythritol, I cup full-fat cream cheese, ½ cup whipping cream, and ½ cup pecan pieces.

Nutrition: Net carbs 4.9g, Protein 8g, Fat 27.7g, and Calories 295.

Link: https://ketodietapp.com/Blog/lchf/keto-carrot-cake

Recipe 12: Ooey Gooey Keto Butter Cake


  • Bottom layer: 3tbsp coconut flour, 1tsp baking powder, ¼ cup powdered erythritol, ½ cup butter, 2 large eggs, and ½ tsp vanilla extract.
  • Top layer: ½ cup butter, ¼ cup erythritol, 8oz cream cheese, ½ tsp vanilla extract, 2 large eggs, and 50 stevia drops.

Nutrition: Calories 279, Fat 28g, Protein 4g, and Net Carbs 2g.

Link: https://www.ketoconnect.net/keto-butter-cake/

Recipe 13: Decadent Low Carb Keto Cheesecake


  • Crust: 1 ½ tbsp. butter, ¼ cup monk fruit sweetener, and 1 ½ cups almond flour.
  • Filling: 680g cream cheese, 1 cup monk fruit sweetener, 3 large eggs, ¾ tsp vanilla extract, and ¼ cup whipping cream.

Nutrition: Calories 517, Fat 49g, Net Carbs 8g, and Protein 12.2g.

Link: https://perfectketo.com/keto-cheesecake/

Recipe 14: Ultra-Moist Vanilla Keto Pound Cake

Ingredients: ¼ cup coconut flour, 1 ½ cup almond flour,1/3 cup stevia powder or monk fruit, 2 scoops Vanilla Collagen Powder, 1tsp baking powder, 3 large eggs, ¼ tsp salt, 1tsp vanilla extract, ¼ tsp sour cream, ¼ cup melted butter, and 1 cup milk of choice

Nutrition facts: Calories 175, Fat 15g, Protein 7g, and Net Carbs 2g.

Link: https://perfectketo.com/vanilla-keto-pound-cake/

Recipe 15: Italian Lemon Ricotta Cheesecake


  • Crust: 2 cups almond flour, 6 tbsp butter (unsalted), ¼ tsp sea salt, and 2tbsp sugar substitute.
  • Filling: 16ounces softened cheese, 1cup sugar substitute, 15ounces ricotta cheese, 1tbsp vanilla extract, ½ tsp lemon extract, 2tsp fresh lemon zest, and 1 ½ cups heavy cream.

Nutrition: Calories 339, Protein 8g, Net Carbs 4g, and Fat 32g.

Link: https://lowcarbyum.com/italian-lemon-ricotta-cheesecake/

Recipe 16: Keto Tres Leches Cake

Ingredients: 9 eggs, 1 cup coconut flour, 1tbsp vanilla extract, 1 cup swerve, 3tbsp butter, cream, ¼ cup coconut cream or cream fraiche, 2cups heavy whipping cream, and 1tbsp vanilla extract.

Nutrition: Calories 394, Protein 2g, and Net Carbs 5g.

Link: https://thenourishedcaveman.com/tres-leches-keto-cake

Recipe 17: Chocolate Peanut Butter Cake

Ingredients:1oz unsweetened chocolate, 2tbsp butter, 2-3 tbsp. peanut butter, 1tbsp heavy whipping cream, 2tbsp erythritol, 1 large egg, 2tbsp butter, 5 liquid stevias, 2tsp coconut flour, 1tbsp cocoa powder (unsweetened), and ¼ tsp baking powder.

Nutrition: Calories 366, Net Carbs 3.5g, Fat 32g, and Protein 10g.

Link: https://www.ketoconnect.net/chocolate-peanut-butter-cake/

Recipe 18: Keto Pumpkin Bundt Cake


  • Cake: 2 ½ cups almond flour, 1 ½ cups erythritol, ½ cup butter, 6 large eggs, 8.5oz pumpkin puree, 2tsp pumpkin pie spice, 2tsp vanilla extract, 1tsp salt, and 2tsp baking powder.
  • Glaze: ¼ cup butter, ½ cup erythritol or swerve, 1 tsp vanilla extract, and 1tsp cinnamon.

Nutrition: Calories 289, Fat 26g, and Protein 8.4g, Net Carbs 5g.

Link: https://ketodietapp.com/Blog/lchf/keto-pumpkin-bundt-cake

Recipe 19: Keto Nutella Cake Roll


  • Cake: 1 ½ cups almond flour, 6 large eggs, a pinch of salt, ¼ cup erythritol, 1 ½ cup almond flour, and 1-2 tsp vanilla extract.
  • Filling: 1 cup Keto Nutella, 2tbsp heavy whipping cream, 1 cup mascarpone cheese, 2tbsp butter, 1 dark bar chocolate, and 1tsp vanilla extract.

Nutrition: Calories 406, Protein 10.6g, Net Carbs 6g, and Fat 37.8g.

Link: https://ketodietapp.com/Blog/lchf/keto-nutella-cake-roll

Recipe 20: Pumpkin Caramel Bundt Cake


  • Cake: 2 ½ cups of almond flour, 2/3 cups sweetener, 1tbsp baking powder, ½ cup coconut flour, 1/3 cup whey protein, 2tsp cinnamon, 1tbsp baking powder, 1tsp ginger, ½ tsp cinnamon, ¼ tsp cloves, 1 ½ cups pumpkin puree, ¼ cups butter, 4 large eggs, 1tsp vanilla extract and ½ cup water.
  • Glaze: 1tsp molasses, ¼ cup butter, 2sbsp whipping cream, ½ tsp caramel flavor, and ½ cup swerve.

Nutrition: Calories 212, Protein 7.6g, Fats 16.5g, Net Carbs 5.2g.

Link: https://alldayidreamaboutfood.com/low-carb-pumpkin-caramel-bundt-cake/

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Jermaine Holmes works in online marketing and enjoys creating helpful content for readers. Outdoor activities are his passion and he's interested in healthy living. He's also the creator of the Keto Food Search Engine at KetoFoodist.com.

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