Easy Mocha Keto Chocolate Cake
Delicious, moist, fudgy and easy mocha Keto Chocolate Cake - this flourless low carb recipe uses almond flour and coconut flour. Diabetic-friendly too.
- 3 large eggs
- 1 cup swerve granulated sweetner
- 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
- ⅓ cup coconut oil
- ⅔ cup sour cream
- 1 cup almond flour approx. 96 g
- 1 tablespoon coconut flour approx. 15 g
- ½ cup unsweetened cocoa powder
- 1 tablespoon expresso powder
- 1¼ tablespoon baking powder
- pinch of salt
DARK CHOCOLATE FROSTING OR GANACHE
- 1 cup heavy cream
- 1 cup sugar free dark chocolate chips
COFFEE (MOCHA) WHIPPED CREAM
- 1 teaspoon instant espresso powder
- 1 cup cold heavy cream
- 2 tablespoon swerve confectioner’s sweetner
- ½ teaspoon pure vanilla extract
Pre-heat oven to 350 degrees F.
Spray an 8-inch round cake pan with cooking spray and line the bottom with parchment paper.
In a large bowl, whisk together eggs, sweetener, and vanilla until thickened.
Whisk in vegetable oil, followed by sour cream, mixing well after each addition.
Sift in almond flour, coconut flour, cocoa powder, espresso powder, baking powder and salt. Gently fold until well incorporated.
Smooth batter into prepared pan then bake at 350 degrees F for 40-50 minutes or until a toothpick inserted at the centre comes out clean.
Allow it to cool in a pan for 15minutes before transferring to a wire rack to cool completely.
DARK CHOCOLATE GANACHE
Heat heavy cream in a pan until hot but not boiling.
Place the dark chocolate chips in a bowl and pour over the hot heavy cream.
Spread the chocolate ganache on top of the cooled cake. Serve with the coffee (mocha) whipped cream below.
COFFEE (MOCHA) WHIPPED CREAM - OPTIONAL
Combine sweetener, espresso powder, vanilla and heavy cream in a bowl. Whisk with a hand mixer until peaks form.
Serve with the cake and enjoy!
Storage: You can slice the cake and store it in the fridge or freezer. Do this before topping with the deep chocolate ganache.
Calories: 387kcal | Carbohydrates: 27.6g | Protein: 6.4g | Fat: 34.1g | Saturated Fat: 20g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.5g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1.1g | Trans Fat: 0g | Cholesterol: 119.8mg | Potassium: 97.4mg | Fiber: 21.5g | Sugar: 5.1g