Keto Berry Mug Cake
Bring out the berries for this Valentine’s Day
Valentine’s Day is a pretty big commercial event if you ask me. We’re constantly told we need to buy things for our loved ones and do special deeds to show our love on this day. I personally am not a big proponent of this, I like to show my love all the time, everyday. However, many folks do celebrate in some way and honestly I can just look at it as an excuse for good food. Who doesn’t love food? I’d love to know if you celebrate V-Day and what do you generally do? Let me know.
Now last year I whipped up a decadent Keto chocolate mug cake for V-Day, for you to share with a loved one. This year I thought I’d bring out the berries. I’ve got a fruity Keto berry mug cake with a vanilla mascarpone frosting to go with it. It’s a big cake, meant for two and definitely so delicious that it will impress your loved ones. So go ahead and give it a try.
Counting carbs and calories
So there are a few components in this recipe, the berry compote which makes about 3 servings (about 50 grams each) and the vanilla frosting (which yields 2 servings). This means you will have some left overs. You can either make this mug cake twice (and be left with 1 serving of the berry compote) or you could use the remaining compete for our Keto berry swirl cheesecake. The frosting could be good over any one of our other mug cakes, I’d personally recommend the peanut butter mug cake.
So go ahead and find creative ways to use the left overs. Since you are sharing this cake (or at least eating it over a couple of sittings) I would suggest cutting it in the middle (horizontally) and either making 2 smaller cakes. Then frost each one and eat separately or pile em up over each other for a layer cake.
Nutrition Info (Per serving)
- Calories: 627
- Net Carbs: 10g
- Carbs: 15g
- Fat: 55g
- Protein: 12g
- Fiber: 5g
One serving = 1 full cake with frosting. Each cake uses 1 serving of frosting and the recipe for the frosting makes 2 servings. Get this recipe on myfitnesspal.
The berry compote recipe on MFP and vanilla mascarpone frosting on MFP.
Keto Berry Mug Cake
For the Berry Compote
- 100 grams Blackberries
- 100 grams Raspberries
- 2 Tbsp Erythritol I recommend this one
For the Vanilla Mascarpone Frosting
- 50 grams Mascarpone cheese
- 50 ml Heavy Whipping Cream
- 1/2 Tsp Vanilla Extract I use this one
- Stevia to taste I recommend this one
For the Mug Cake
- 1 Tbsp Coconut Flour I use this
- 1/2 Tsp Baking Powder I recommend this one
- 2 Tbsp HK's Berry Compote
- 1 Tbsp Heavy Whipping Cream I recommend this one
- 2 Tbsp Butter I recommend this one
- Stevia to taste I recommend this one
- 1 Egg
For the berry compote
- In a saucepan add the berries and erythritol. If you are using fresh berries add like 1/2 cup of water.
- Heat on a low flame stirring occasionally till the berries cook and you are lefty with a sticky syrupy mixture.
- Set aside and let cool.
- Use in your dessert recipes.
For the frosting
- Mix together the mascarpone cheese (at room temp) and the whipping cream, vanilla extract and stevia
- Blend well till you get a nice thicky frosting.
- Pour into a piping bag and chill in the fridge,
- Use to frost your cakes
For the mug cake
- Mix the coconut flour, baking powder, berry compote, whipping cream, butter, stevia and egg in a bowl with a whisk, or directly into a mug.
- If you use a mug just pop it in the microwave after mixing. If you want to step it up a bit, butter a ramiken and pour the mixture in
- Microwave for 2 1/2 to 3 minutes on the highest setting. If you want to bake this then 10 minutes at 175C or till the toothpick comes out clean
- Allow it to cool and then top with the mascarpone frosting.
- I personally prefer this cake cold, but you can also eat it warm if you right just after it comes out of the microwave.
Looking forward to making this for a lunch with friends this week: 2 of us do keto, the other is diabetic..
Is it possible to post US measurements in your recipes?
For those who need help, here’s a great link I use for changing the grams to whatever:
You know you can do this by default on these recipes yes? Just underneath the servings is the option 🙂
Feb 14 is around the corner Perfect timing for the BERRY BERRY DEELICIOUS MUG CAKE? HAPPY VALENTINE TO YOU AND DIPTEE.
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Yay! So glad to hear that and thank you so much. I’m headbangerskitchen at gmail dot com
I loved loved this recipe. So easy to make and delicious. Made it for Valentine’s Day. 10/10 recipe. Will make it again. And yes shared between 2 it was still a good sized serving.
Thank you so much, really glad to hear that.
This was the best mug cake I made – thank you – I was wondering if I can make a chocolate version (without the berry compote) and it ll be still so soft ?
Yes it should be, you can add a TBSP of whipping cream and a tbsp of cocoa powder in place of the berries and it should work.
I made this today.. awesome it tasted. Thanks. Wanted to share the pic here but I guess I can’t.
yeah pictures you can tag us on Instagram or post on the facebook page.
I am confused about whipping cream. Actually I get the whipping cream which is very sweet in the market. So I can’t use that then what to do.
Amul cream if you live in India.
Is this amul fresh cream? Also how to whip it without sugar?
yes it is and keep it in the fridge, separate the cream from the whey and whip it then
I tried this dessert today and it came out well. Thanks much for the awesome recipe.
Hi ! I totally messed up this recipe on the first try, but on the 2nd i realize I don’t know how you do the butter? Do you cut it into the flour cold or do you melt it first? Thanks!
Do watch the video.
Hi what is better, to use frozen berries or dried berries? I think frozen one contains sugar. Also which brand of frozen berries did you use?
Delishh! Frozen berries. The fresh ones cost as much as a kidney in India.
Hi one more query….can we use blueberries and cranberries instead?