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Chocolate Cake with Whipped Ganache Frosting for Two

Rich and delicious low carb chocolate layer cake with whipped chocolate ganache. A heavenly little dessert in miniature for you and a friend or two. Or just you!

Course Dessert
Cuisine Dessert
Keyword keto chocolate cake
Prep Time 40 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 1 hour
Servings 1 4-inch layer cake
Calories 407 kcal



Chocolate Ganache Frosting:



  1. Preheat oven (or toaster oven) to 325F. Grease two 4-inch ramekins or mini cake pans well.

  2. In a medium bowl, whisk together the sunflower seed flour, cocoa powder, sweetener, protein powder, baking powder, and salt.
  3. Whisk in butter, egg, and vanilla extract. If your batter is too thick to spread, whisk in a tablespoon of water.
  4. Divide between prepared baking dishes and bake 12 to 15 minute or until set. Let cool in pans. If your cake layers have humps, slice the tops off to make them flat and even.


  1. Place chopped chocolate and powdered sweetener in a medium bowl.
  2. In a small saucepan, heat cream until just bubbling. Pour cream over chocolate and let sit a few minutes until melted. Add vanilla and whisk briskly to combine.
  3. Using electric beaters, beat several minutes on medium high until lighter coloured and fluffy.
  4. Place first cake layer on plate or serving dish and spread with half of the frosting. Top with second layer and spread top with remaining frosting.

Recipe Notes

Serves 2 to 4 (I find them very rich and am happy with only 1/4 of the cake).

For two servings, each serving has 5.37g NET CARBS.

Food energy: 407kcal
Calories from fat: 321
Cholesterol: 72mg
Carbohydrate: 10.22g
Total dietary fiber: 4.85g
Protein: 10.71g
Erythritol: 26.25g

Nutrition Facts
Chocolate Cake with Whipped Ganache Frosting for Two
Amount Per Serving (1 serving = 1/2 of cake)
Calories 407
% Daily Value*
Cholesterol 72mg24%
Carbohydrates 10.22g3%
Fiber 4.85g19%
Protein 10.71g21%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.