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Low Carb Chocolate Hazelnut Mug Cake

Chocolate Hazelnut Mug Cake – Low Carb and Gluten-Free

Sweet, warm chocolatey cake, the ultimate in comfort foods!

Course Dessert
Cuisine Dessert
Prep Time 13 minutes
Cook Time 2 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 2 cakes


  • 2/3 cup hazelnuts toasted (and skinned, if you want)
  • 3 tbsp cocoa powder
  • 2 tbsp granular Swerve sweetener
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • pinch of salt
  • 1/4 cup heavy cream
  • 2 tbsp hazelnut oil or melted butter or coconut oil
  • 1 large egg
  • 1/4 tsp hazelnut or vanilla extract


  1. Grind hazelnuts in food processor until they resemble coarse meal. Transfer to a medium bowl.
  2. Whisk in cocoa powder, Swerve, baking powder and salt.

  3. Stir in cream, oil, egg, and hazelnut extract until batter is well-combined.

  4. Divide between 2 mugs and microwave each for about 1 minute. Remove and let cool a minute or two, then dig in!

Recipe Notes

Serves 2. Each serving has a total of 10.5g of carbs and 6 g of fiber. Total NET CARBS = 4.5 g.

Nutrition Facts
Chocolate Hazelnut Mug Cake – Low Carb and Gluten-Free
Amount Per Serving (1 cake)
Calories 42
% Daily Value*
Carbohydrates 10.5g4%
Fiber 6g24%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.