keto zesty triple lemon mug cake

Zesty Triple Lemon Mug Cake

Lemon lovers, this Triple Lemon mug Cake is for you! Soft lemon cake is soaked with extra zesty flavor!


keto zesty triple lemon mug cake
Easy with a burst of citrus flavor



This all lemon dessert could not be more refreshing or delicious.



Every aspect of this Triple Lemon mug Cake is vibrant and lemony! With a flavorful base, tangy filling, and sweet whipped cream topping, this dessert is sure to be a hit!!


keto zesty triple lemon mug cake
tangy & refreshing

Now that spring is around the corner, I figured that another citrus dessert would be in order and this Lemon Poke Cake packs a triple punch of lemon flavor.



My inspiration for this cake is my great aunt Janet Berg. My dad was such a big fan of her cake, and I remember making it for him from her recipe.



I decided to make it into a mug cake. Our followers sure seem to love the ease and portion control of this method!


keto zesty triple lemon mug cake
Aunt Janet’s cake made keto!



Lemon Mug cake: The base for the poke cake. Filled with delicious lemon zest and juice. Tart and refreshing.


Sugar-free Lemon Jell-O: soaks into the poke cake to intensify the flavor. You can use plain gelatin if you prefer. Gelatin is known for adding moisture and flavor to cakes.


Whipped cream: Adds a light, fluffy texture as the topping. I used ready made for ease and convenience, but feel free to make homemade.

Lemon slice : For garnish ;optional but pretty! and after zesting and juicing you will have it left to use.



keto zesty triple lemon mug cake
keto zesty triple lemon mug cake


Wow! This mug cake was absolutely delicious.  If you love lemon, then this is your jam!  Fresh, flavorful, moist, and bursting with deliciousness.  Our kids even loved it, so he had to make several.  Mug cakes are great, for portion control and nice to have in your keto arsenal of foods.  We hope you enjoy it. 



In this section we try and highlight other recipes that might interest you.  This week we decided to highlight another extremely popular and easy to make recipe:



Keto Lemon Blueberry Muffins






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keto zesty triple lemon mug cake





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keto zesty triple lemon mug cake

A classic family lemon cake made keto and time friendly!
Course Dessert, keto desserts, low carb dessert, mug cake
Cuisine American
Keyword almond flour bread, diabetic safe recipes, DIY Healthy Living, easy keto desserts, easy keto no bake desserts, keto mug recipes
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 2 minutes
Servings 2
Calories 338kcal


Lemon glaze:

  • 2 TB butter melted
  • 1 1/2 TB natural sweetener powdered
  • 1 TB heavy cream
  • 5 drops lemon oil or extract


  • In a small glass measuring cup, or oven safe mug, combine melted butter, sweetener, egg, and gelatin. Stir well to combine. Add lemon extract, juice, and zest.
  • Add dry ingredients, stirring well. Be sure to scrape bottom and sides. If using a ramekin, grease it well. Place cake in microwave. Heat beginning at 60 seconds. Continue to heat as needed for 10 second intervals until just cooked. Remove and set aside.
  • Make glaze by combining ingredients.
  • Remove cake from mug or ramekin. Using a toothpick, poke holes in surface of cake.
  • Slowly pour glaze over surface of cake, letting it fall along the sides if desired.
  • Garnish with whipped cream(optional)



Total Carbs: 6g
Fiber: 3g
Net carbs: 3g
serves 2
keto zesty triple lemon mug cake
keto zesty triple lemon mug cake


Serving: 6oz | Calories: 338kcal | Carbohydrates: 6g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 34g | Saturated Fat: 18g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 8g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 168mg | Sodium: 799mg | Potassium: 141mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 941IU | Vitamin C: 8mg | Calcium: 92mg | Iron: 1mg





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