Learn how to make keto lemon pound cake! An easy coconut flour cake with a delicious buttery texture and tangy lemon flavor.
This delicious keto lemon cake contains only 3.9 grams of net carbs per slice, and it is a delicious treat with a cup of tea.
Hello, fellow baking lovers and keto sweet teeth! Are you ready for some buttery keto pound cake today? I can’t think of a better afternoon tea cake than this keto lemon cake recipe.
Honestly, lemon and tea make the best combo. You will impress all your friends at teatime with this recipe. There is no need to be on a keto diet to appreciate the moist and buttery texture of a keto lemon cake.
A glazed lemon pound cake was the first recipe I learned to bake as a kid. French lemon cake is a classic in my French culture.
That is why today I am sharing a coconut flour lemon cake recipe. My all-time favorite cake flavor with special thoughts to my diabetic mum, who I know will be the first to enjoy this recipe.
Absolutely! By using only keto-friendly ingredients such as almond flour and coconut flour, this keto pound cake has only 3.9g of net carbs per slice!
This lemon keto cake recipe has only a few ingredients and steps to follow. It does not require fancy pieces of equipment or ingredients, and you will quickly make this recipe in 15 minutes. First, let’s have a look at what you need.
For a different perspective on this recipe, watch my web story: making the keto lemon pound cake.
Next, let’s talk about the most important part of this recipe: ingredient temperature. While this is a very straightforward keto lemon pound cake recipe there is one trick!
You must use eggs at room temperature. In fact, baking with coconut oil involves using ingredients at room temperature. The reason is pretty simple, coconut oil gets solid under 24C (76F).
It means that if your eggs are straight out from the fridge they will create lots of coconut oil lumps. The best is to store your eggs out of the fridge the day before or at least 4 hours before making this recipe.
Otherwise, use melted butter instead of coconut oil. This will not happen with butter.
For more tips on never failing a keto recipe, have a look at my keto baking guide, I share in this ebook all my tips and secrets to never fail a recipe!
Of course, you can freeze this almond flour pound cake. First, slice the whole cake into 16 slices. Then, freeze the keto lemon loaf into a ziplock bag or in an airtight container.
Make sure the slices do not overlap, it makes it easier to defrost one by one. Finally, defrost your slices the day before at room temperature.
The next day, toast the slices into the toaster if you like. Of course, if you freeze your sugar-free lemon cake with the frosting on top don’t bring it to the toaster.
Enjoy plain or spread some sugar-free jam on top.
This is probably the healthiest coconut flour lemon cake recipe you will find around. Let me tell you why. First, it is sugar-free, low-carb, and dairy-free, yes eggs are NOT dairy.
Dairy products come from bovine animals it only includes milk, cream, butter, and cheese. So, this keto lemon pound cake is dairy-free meaning it is easy to digest.
Next, it is a high-protein cake perfect to serve at breakfast or for a fulfilling afternoon tea. Proteins keep you full for longer and you won’t feel hungry after one slice.
Finally, it is a gluten-free lemon cake high in fiber from coconut flour. Fibers are part of healthy gut health and stabilize blood sugar levels.
We all love a good piece of cake and I have plenty of other delicious keto cake recipes for you to try.
Enjoy the delicious paleo lemon cake recipe and if you make this don’t dig in too fast. Take a picture of your creation and share it with me on Instagram.
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