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Keto Carrot Mug Cake

Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time2 mins
Total Time12 mins
Course: Dessert
Keyword: gluten free, keto, peanut-free
Servings: 2 half mug cakes


Mug Cake Ingredients

  • ½ teaspoon coconut oil for greasing
  • 2 tablespoons melted unsalted butter
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tablespoon coconut milk
  • ¾ cup almond flour
  • 2 tablespoons ground flax meal
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • ½ teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • teaspoon ground ginger
  • teaspoon sea salt
  • ¼ cup Swerve Brown Sweetener
  • ¼ cup grated carrots
  • 2 tablespoons chopped walnuts for the mug cake and garnish

Cream Cheese Frosting Ingredients

  • 2 ounces full-fat cream cheese softened or microwaved for 10 seconds
  • 3 teaspoons Swerve Brown Sweetener
  • ½ teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • ½ teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 1 tablespoon coconut milk


For the Mug Cake

  • Grease a mug with the coconut oil.
  • Mix all the ingredients in the mug until there are no more lumps.
  • Microwave for 1 to 2 minutes, depending on your microwave. We recommend microwaving in 30-second intervals after the 1-minute mark.
  • Let it cool down before icing with the cream cheese frosting.

For the Cream Cheese Frosting

  • In a small microwavable bowl, combine all the frosting ingredients and microwave for 10-15 seconds for softening.
  • Whisk together until a smooth frosting is formed.


  • Frost the mug cake and top with walnuts.


Difficulty Level: Easy