Keto Pumpkin Cake In A Mug- 2 Minutes to the Fluffiest Low Carb Pumpkin Cake (THM S)

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The Fluffiest Low Carb, Keto Pumpkin Cake Ever

Check out the fluffiest, low carb, keto pumpkin cake ever! This keto pumpkin cake with coconut flour is nut-free and made in just 2 minutes in a mug!

Looking for a low carb/THM S/Keto Pumpkin Cake that’s super fluffy and ready in two minutes? You’ve come to the right place. 🙂

I’m always on the look out for a pumpkin sweet treat, even if it’s not technically “pumpkin spice” season.

This week, after whipping up some healthy Pumpkin Baked Oatmeal for my family, I had some leftover pumpkin just calling my name.

And I was craving a muffin/cake/pumpkin creation for breakfast.

What I didn’t know was that I was about to create one of the fluffiest, low carb treats I’ve ever made!

I’ve been following the Trim Healthy Mama diet for over 5 years, and I’ve made a lot of THM S/low carb/Keto cakes and muffins.

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Many of them have been delicious, but often they seem more dense or sometimes greasy (like, leaving grease rings in my cupcake mold) than the fattening, bad-for-you, white flour/white sugar cupcakes.

But these little babies are SO fluffy! The crumb is just like a baddie cupcake without all the badness!

This pumpkin cupcake is the best texture for a cupcake, with yummy flavor, too! I follow the Trim Healthy Mama diet, this is a delicious, fluffy THM S snack, treat, or even breakfast.

New to the Trim Healthy Mama diet (THM)? Check out my easy Quick Start Guide and my story of losing all the baby weight in just 4 months!

And if you are following Keto, please check out this warning based on my experience with patients when I was working as an integrative medicine physician assistant.

Why A Keto Pumpkin Cake With Coconut Flour?

1. Coconut Flour is Budget-Friendly

Of all the low carb flours, coconut flour is the most budget-friendly.

Ever feel like you buy a bag of almond flour or THM baking blend, make like 2 batches of muffins (or those amazing, low carb Believe-it-or-not Chocolate Chip cookies from the THM Cookbook), and it’s gone?!

Me, too.

Coconut flour is very absorbent, so you don’t need very much in your recipes. And, it’s usually $3-5 a pound. Woot, woot!

A little goes a long way, which means that a bag can feel like it lasts forever (or at least, longer than 2 batches of on plan chocolate chip cookies).

2. Coconut Flour is Nut-Allergy-Friendly

If you need to avoid tree nut allergies, coconut flour is perfect for you!

It’s also already a bit sweet, so it lends itself nicely to the flavor of sweet treats.

But don’t worry- there’s not coconut flavor in this yummy keto pumpkin cake!

3. Keto Pumpkin Cake With Coconut Flour Is My Personal Fav

Okay, I know that this may not be a huge recommendation for this keto pumpkin cake, but this is why I created it.

Baking with coconut flour is my own personal favorite.

For me, coconut flour has the most true-to-normal (non-healthy) taste and texture for baked goods.

I’m always looking to use coconut flour in my recipes.

Keto Pumpkin Cake In A Mug Alternative Options

1. Make It In The Oven

Yes, please feel free to whip this up in the oven instead.

Oven Instructions:

Preheat oven to 350. Spray oven-safe ramekin with coconut oil cooking spray. Bake for 10-15 minutes until center is cooked and springs back when pushed.

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2. Add Crave-Worthy Crumble On Top

The Crave-Worthy Crumble adds <1.5g carbs per tsp.

If you’re following the Trim Healthy Mama diet like I am, you can add a few teaspoons of the crumble on top for an amazing, bakery-style treat.

3. Add Maple Whipped Cream On Top

If you want to keep this all-the-way low carb, consider adding some sugar-free, maple whipped cream and a dash of chopped pecans on top.

To make your own sugar-free, maple whipped cream, combine:

Whip on high with whisk attachment of an immersion blender until the cream turns into whipped cream.

I usually don’t measure my heavy whipping cream. I just pour with love and save any leftovers in the fridge for my morning coffee.

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Keto Pumpkin Cake with Coconut Flour
Servings: 1
  • 1 Tbl pumpkin puree
  • 1 egg
  • 1 rounded Tbl coconut flour
  • 1/4 tsp baking powder
  • dash pink Himalayan salt
  • 1/2 Tbl Pyure (or THM Super Sweet)
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/4 tsp pumpkin pie spice
  1. Combine all ingredients thoroughly in a microwave or oven safe bowl or ramekin. I usually stir with a fork; make sure ingredients are well incorporated to create a smooth, consistency of cake batter. Smooth top.

    If using Crave Worthy Crumb, add now.

  2. Microwave for 1 minute 30 seconds to 1 minute 45 seconds until cake is done in the middle and springs back when touched.

    Or, bake in preheated 350 degree oven for 10-15 minutes until done.

  3. Top with whipped cream or other yummy topping options.

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    1. Yay, Lorraine! Hope that you love it like my preschooler and I do! 🙂 We’re always ready for pumpkin over here! 😀

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