Keto Lava Mug Cake

Today I will show you how to make a delicious keto lava mug cake that tastes just like the real thing! This recipe is so simple and only takes a few minutes to make.

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The texutre of this keto lava mug cake is fudgy, yet light- just like a lava cake should be! And the best part is that it’s only made with 5 simple ingredients that you probably already have in your pantry.

Why You Should Try This Recipe

– A very easy recipe that takes less than 5 minutes to make.

– A delicious and satisfying dessert that is low in carbs and calories.

– A great way to satisfy your sweet tooth without ruining your diet.

👨‍🍳 Keto Lava Cake Mug Ingredients

To make this keto chocolate lava mug cake you will need:

2 1/2 tablespoon Monk Fruit/Erythritol

2 tablespoon Almond Milk

2 1/2 tablespoon Regular Cocoa Powder

2 tablespoon Chocolate (chopped)make sure to buy and use low-carb chocolate.

There are many brands nowadays that make chocolate very low in carbs. There is a lot of demend for these type of products.

1 large Egg

🎂 How To Make Keto Lava Mug Cake

Here is how you can easily make the keto molten lava mug cake:

Step 1

Take a small mixing bowl. Add the ingredients and whisk everything together. Once the mixture is smooth- transfer it to a mug.

Step 2

Microwave for 40-50 seconds. Let it cool down for at least 5 minutes. Enjoy!

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More Keto Mug Recipes

Keto mug recipes are so popular because they save you time and money. If you don’t have a lot of time to spend in the kitchen, these keto mug recipes are perfect for you.

Many of them are delicious (like this keto lava cake in a mug)- and you will be amazed at how simple they are to make.

Here are some more keto mug recipes that you might like:

Keto Birthday Cake Mug Cake

Keto Lemon Mug Cake

Keto Protein Mug Cake

Keto Gingerbread Mug Cake

Keto Banana Mug Cake Recipe

Keto Mug Cheesecake

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Let It Cool Down Before Eating

It’s improtant to allow the lava cake to cool down slightly before eating it, as the middle will still be very hot.

The texture also changes as it cools, becoming more dense and fudgy.

If you try to eat it straight out of the microwave, you’ll likely end up with a very runny cake and a burned tongue!


A serving of this microwave keto lava cake contains about 3.5g of net carbs. So, eating it once in a while is perfectly fine as long as it fits into your daily carb intake goals).

Treat yourself with this keto mug lava cake to celebrate a special occasion or simply because you deserve it.

My kids also really like this desert. And I’m happy to know that it’s a much healthier option than a traditional lava cake.

I hope you liked this keto lava mug cake recipe. Let me know what you think in the comments below. If you made this keto lava cake in a cup- send us the pictures!

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Keto Lava Mug Cake

This keto lava mug cake is ready in less than one minute and is the perfect low carb and sugar free dessert! It's so easy to make!
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  • 2 1/2 tablespoons Monk Fruit/Erythritol
  • 2 tablespoons Almond Milk
  • 2 1/2 tablespoons Regular Cocoa Powder
  • 2 tablespoons Chocolate (chopped)
  • Take a small mixing bowl. Add all the ingredients and whisk everything together. Once the mixture is smooth- you can transfer it to a mug.
  • Microwave for 40-50 seconds. Let it cool down for at least 5 minutes. Enjoy!
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Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword keto chocolate lava mug cake, keto lava cake mug, keto lava mug cake


Calories: 170kcal
Prep Time: 1 minute
Total Time: 1 minute
Servings: 1 person
Calories: 170kcal
Cost: $4

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