The Best Keto Pecan Pie Mug Cake

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All the flavor of the best pecan pie you have ever had in the a personal sized mug cake that you bake in the microwave. Loaded with pecans and caramelly notes, this keto pecan pie mug cake will quiet any urge for carbs you may have over the holidays.

Mug Cake Ingredients

  • 1 egg
  • 2 tablespoons almond flour
  • 2 tablespoons coconut flour
  • 2 tablespoons ChocZero Maple Pecan Syrup
  • 1 tablespoon butter, melted
  • 1 tablespoon golden monk fruit
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • pinch of salt

Pecan Topping Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup chopped pecans
  • 1 tablespoon cold butter, cut into cubes
  • 1 tablespoon ChocZero Maple Pecan Syrup
  • pinch of salt

The Best Keto Pecan Pie Mug Cake Directions

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Low Carb Pecan Pie Mug Cake Recipe

taking a bite of keto mug cake

Mug cakes are made for those following a keto diet. On this way of life, many times we don’t necessary want lots of sweets lying around because they can trigger cravings. Making a mug cake eliminates any excess sweet stuff that might hang around. Mug cakes are portion controlled single or double serving sized keto desserts that you can make up in minutes. They are the easiest keto dessert to make since everything is mixed together in a bowl or mug an put in the microwave to bake for less than 2 minutes.

Keto pecan pie mug cake is a perfect keto treat for you to enjoy any time of year, but it’s especially good around the holidays when all of the delicious Thanksgiving and Christmas desserts get piled on the tables. With this mug cake, you can have all the yummy holiday flavors but without the excess.

And this low carb pecan pie mug cake is to die for! Not only is it full of pecan pie flavor, but every bite of that warm buttery topping with the pecan mug cake will send your fork going back for more.

Keto Pecan Pie Flavoring

keto pecan pie mug cake with maple pecan syrup
In this recipe, I use Maple Pecan Syrup by ChocZero ChocZero syrups are full of flavor and are keto friendly. They contain no sugars or sugar alcohols. I love using them in many of my keto baking recipes.

If you don’t want to bother with ChocZero syrup, substitute the syrup with 2 tablespoons of heavy whipping cream and 1/4 teaspoon of pecan extract.

Mugs for a Mug Cake

ramekins stacked up

Traditionally mug cakes are mixed together in a mug and then baked in the same mug in the microwave for a minute or two. I like to transer my mug cake to a pretty ramekin or I’ll just mix it together in a large ramekin. This recipe will make two pecan pie mug cakes if using a 6 oz ramekin. Remember to coat the mug or ramekin with cooking spray before filling the mug cake so it doesn’t stick to the sides.

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Mug Cake in the Oven

pecan pie mug cake in a ramekin
If you don’t have a microwave or don’t like to use them, you can still make keto pecan pie mug cakes. Bake the mug cakes in an oven safe dish, like a ramekin, at 325 degrees for 5-10 minutes or until cake is set in the middle.

Optional Toppings for Keto Pecan Pie Mug Cake

Keto pecan pie mug cake is absolutely delicious without additional toppings; however, I highly recommend you add a dollup of whipped cream on top or a scoop of keto friendly ice cream.

eating pecan pie mug cake with whipped cream

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8 Comments

  1. I would like to see total carbs on recipes. I am on a very strict 20gram total carb. Insulin resistant and overweight. I have lost over 30 pounds and off one med following the 20 total carb program. I just recently found your channel and enjoy it a great deal. Thank you!

  2. This is delicious! I made these in 4 small ramekins. I needed about 50% more topping to cover all 4 small cakes. I had most ingredients on hand already. These were easy to assemble, too. We enjoyed a warm dessert within just a few minutes.

  3. Just made this. I’m a beginner but I’ve tried a few mug cakes and holy cow this was unbelievable. You know it’s good when even non-keto dieters cant get enough (made one for my very picky foodie roommate). Thank you!! P.s. love your YT channel as well!

  4. This is an excellent recipe!! I made a delicious desert for my husband and I in less than 30 minutes.

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