Keto Lemon Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting

Not only does this cake “bake” in two minutes, it’s also incredibly delicious and totally keto! Got extra macros to consume? Enjoy twice the pleasure–pour the batter in one (8-ounce) ramekin and make one larger cake just for you.
Serves 2 One Serving: 1 cake

Ingredients List


  • unsalted butter, for greasing
  • 2 Tbsp heavy whipping cream
  • 1 egg
  • 1 Tbsp lemon juice
  • 2 Tbsp granular erythritol
  • 1/4 tsp lemon zest
  • 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 4 Tbsp almond flour


  • 1/2 Tbsp salted butter
  • 1/2 oz cream cheese
  • 2 Tbsp heavy whipping cream
  • 1 Tbsp unsweetened almond milk
  • 2 Tbsp powdered erythritol
  • lemon wheels or lemon zest, for garnish (optional)
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  • Grease 2 (4-oz) ovenproof ramekins with the unsalted butter.
  • Mix the wet cake ingredients in a small bowl (whipping cream, egg, and lemon juice). Then add the dry ingredients (erythritol, lemon zest, baking powder, and almond flour) and mix until smooth. 
  • Pour the batter into the prepared ramekins and microwave on high for 2 full minutes. Let the cake sit while you blend all the frosting ingredients in a mini-blender or nutribullet. Gently remove cake from ramekins onto a dessert plate.
  • Spread the frosting on the warm cake, garnish with a lemon wheel or additional lemon zest, and enjoy!



1 review

  1. My kids made this cake for my birthday and it was very good. I will say it was a bit sweet but it’s definitely satisfied my sweet tooth.


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