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keto apple mug cake

Caramel Apple Mug Cake – Keto, Gluten Free

  • Author: Mellissa Sevigny
  • Total Time: 6 minutes
  • Yield: 2 to 4 servings 1x
  • Diet: Diabetic


This delicious Keto Caramel Apple mug cake evokes cozy sweaters and sitting by the fire with a good book and your favorite socks on! Loaded with shredded apples, walnuts and caramel – you can go from craving to eating in just minutes!


Units Scale
  • 2 Tablespoons butter, melted
  • 2 Tablespoons sweetener (I used Swerve)
  • 1 Tablespoon coconut flour
  • 1/4 cup almond flour
  • pinch of salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 egg
  • 2 Tablespoons unsweetened almond milk
  • 1/2 teaspoon caramel extract
  • 1/4 cup shredded granny smith apple
  • 1 Tablespoon walnuts, chopped


  1. In a medium-sized microwave safe bowl, melt the butter.
  2. Add the rest of the ingredients and stir to combine thoroughly.
  3. Spoon the batter into 2 mugs, or 4 small paper baking cups.
  4. Microwave for 1 minute on high if using the baking cups, 1 minute and 30 seconds if cooking both mugs.
  5. Check for doneness and if still liquid in the center microwave for 15 second increments until just set.
  6. Serve warm.
  7. Ice cream and toppings are optional and not included in nutrition info below.


To see a list of my favorite low carb products and brands that I recommend for sweeteners, flours, etc. you can check out the IBIH Pantry Ingredients Page!

Approximate nutrition information per serving (not including toppings:)

Per mug (1/2 recipe) 262 calories, 24g fat, 4g net carbs, 8g protein

Per baking cup (1/4 recipe) 131 calories, 12g fat, 2g net carbs, 4g protein

  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 1 minute
  • Category: Keto Desserts
  • Method: Microwave
  • Cuisine: American


  • Serving Size: 1 mug
  • Calories: 262
  • Fat: 24g
  • Carbohydrates: 4g net
  • Protein: 8g

Keywords: keto apple mug cake, low carb apple mug cake

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