Keto Mini Chocolate Bundt Cakes, Low Carb, Gluten Free

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I recently returned from the Napa Valley and San Francisco where pastries are simply out of this world. Craving good sweets, I set out to immediately do some grain free, sugar free keto friendly baking. I was craving a keto chocolate cake.

Keto Chocolate Bundt Cakes from Spinach Tiger

I wanted to redo my keto chocolate cake recipe, and on a whim, I decided to make keto chocolate bundt cakes. I have had  this mini bundt pan  for years and only recently used it to make fancy ice for a punch bowl for our 20th anniversary party.

In the past month I made three keto chocolate cakes, but I wasn’t totally happy with them. Something in texture and taste was a bit off, so I tweaked and tweaked until I developed a recipe you would love to make over and over.

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Today the sun was shining in my kitchen and this chocolate recipe is exactly the chocolate cake of most people’s childhood. Not too dark, not too heavy, not too sweet. Just right. The texture was everything I could dream of for any kind of cake. The batter is thick but will bake up light.

Unbaked Keto Chocolate Bundt Cakes from Spinach Tiger

I put a simple cream cheese glaze, which stays stabilized.

Keto Chocolate Bundt Cakes from Spinach Tiger

I bake a lot of grain free cakes that are keto friendly here at Spinach Tiger. It’s not what I ever set out to do, as I like to cook Italian food, but lately I’m obsessed with grain free, sugar free baking.   I test my baked goods several times, which makes me feel confident in sharing them with you. I want you to enjoy keto desserts as much as I do.

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These Keto Chocolate Bundt Cakes are Gluten Free

Keep in mind that most keto baked goods are gluten free and paleo friendly. This recipe uses coconut flour and has no gluten.

Gluten Free Keto Chocolate Bundt Cake

Baking Keto Chocolate Bundt Cakes

I go back and forth between almond flour, coconut flour or a combination of each. The thing that was happening for me is using almond flour with the cocoa powder which in my taste buds fought the added coffee. I wanted the coffee  to add a layer of flavor, but only as harmony.

I always use Swerve as my sweetener (powdered erythritol). Find out why HERE. 


Today I used coconut flour only, mixed my fats with half high quality butter (85% butterfat) and half avocado oil (which helps a cake rise and a little bit of sour cream. I must confess that I splurged for Valrhona cocoa powder, and I urge you to use this or a very high quality cocoa powder. It makes a difference.

Grain Free Keto Chocolate Bundt Cakes from Spinach Tiger

When I went to take the keto chocolate bundt cakes out of the oven, I was thrilled with the way they rose.

Once they cooled, the texture or cake crumb was everything a sponge cake should be… soft, light, fluffy, and moist. This can be a challenge with regular flour let alone alternative flours. This will now be my perfect chocolate cake base recipe for many recipes to come, so now would be a good time to subscribe and not miss the sweets.

The only problem with these absolutely delicious keto chocolate bundt cakes is the portion. If you’re counting carbs, you should probably just eat half at 5 net carbs, so these are good for a couple to share. Of course, the day I made these, I ate a whole mini over the course of the day, which is the challenge of baking for a blog. After I make a recipe, I share some with a friend and then I freeze.

I topped these with a cream cheese glaze, sparingly. If you want more glaze, double the recipe. I put it in a pastry bag to apply.

Other options would be this chocolate frosting or a chocolate ganache. You could skip these and serve with raspberries and fresh whipped cream.

Keto Chocolate Bundt Cakes, Low Carb, Gluten Free

I’m still a bit giddy about this recipe and I would love to hear how it works out for you. Please follow me on instagram and if you make a recipe, tag #spinachtiger.

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Keto Chocolate Bundt Cakes from Spinach Tiger
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Keto Mini Chocolate Bundt Cakes

Low Carb, Keto Friendly, Paleo Chocolate cake. Enough for one layer for six mini-bundt cakes, or cupcakes.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time25 mins
Total Time40 mins
Course: Dessert Keto
Cuisine: American
Servings: 12 servings
Author: Angela Roberts

Ingredients

Instructions

  • Cake Instructions
  • Prepare pan with baking spray.
  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  • Mix coconut flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt, xanthan gum together with whisk. Set aside.
  • Mix butter well. Add avocado oil.
  • Add Swerve (powdered erythritol). Mix well.
  • Add in eggs one at a time until each is well incorporated.
  • Add in vanilla and stevia glycerite.
  • Add sour cream and coffee. Mix well.
  • Add in remaining dry ingredients.
  • Pour into pan. You can use the mini bundt pan which makes six cakes or one large bundt. You can also use one 9 inch layer pan.
  • Bake for 20 to 30 minutes until toothpick comes out clean. This will depend on the vessel you use.

Glaze Instructions

  • Mix confectioner's Swerve with cream cheese.
  • Add vanilla.
  • Add in heavy cream and mix well. This can be done in a small bowl.
  • Cool Cakes completely before removing from pan.
  • Pour glaze over cakes.
  • You can refrigerate up to five days.
  • You can freeze up to 60 days.

Notes

5 net carbs per 1/2 mini bundt cake
5 net carbs 1/12 of large bundt cake
You may choose to double the glaze if you like a lot of icing.

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