Sliced Strawberries sitting on top of a Vanilla Mug cake with dairy free whipped cream.

Easy Strawberry Shortcake: Low Carb Vanilla Mug cake Strawberry Shortcake

Easy Strawberry Shortcake Mug Cake

This easy Strawberry Shortcake recipe is not only low carb but also dairy free and delicious. This easy keto recipe comes together in minutes combining these three components: vanilla pound cake, strawberries, and whipped cream. The traditional version of Strawberry shortcake can take a long time to cook the pound cakes and use an oven. This dessert is perfect for summer because you make it in the microwave without heating the kitchen in the process. Keep reading for the low carb Easy Strawberry Shortcake mug cake recipe because you’re going to love it!

Sliced Strawberries sitting on top of a Vanilla Mug cake with dairy free whipped cream.

Easy Low Carb Strawberry Shortcake made in a mug

Mug cakes are so easy to make and so satisfying to boot. I love a good keto mug cake after work because they are so simple to make. Your going to need a good mug, a microwave and a few simple ingredients to make this easy mugcake Shortcake recipe.

Strawberries in a measuring cup.

Strawberries are great for Low Carb Diets

Are Strawberries ok on a keto diet?

Yes, Strawberries can be enjoyed while eating a keto diet.
Strawberries are low carb but they do contain carbs. Like any other food when eaten in moderation they can enjoyed as a part of the keto diet.

How many carbs are in Strawberries?

For every 100g of Strawberries there are 7.68 carbs and 2 fiber which makes 5.68 carbs. This recipe only contains 50g of strawberries, only 2.8 carbs. (Source: USDA)

Do I need Fresh Strawberries to make this Easy Strawberry Shortcake recipe?

No, but fresh is best. Frozen Strawberries can be used in this recipe just be careful when reading the label to make sure that there is no sugar added

Sliced Strawberries sitting on top of a Vanilla Mug cake with dairy free whipped cream.

The Best Low Carb Protein Powders

I have tried many low carb protein powders. Some of them I like and some of them have a bunch of carbs and do not work for me. For this Keto Strawberry Shortcake Mug Cake I used Isopure Vanilla Flavor. You can use any protein powder for this recipe and change the flavor of the cake. I used Kiss my Keto Birthday Cake protein powder making my Birthday Cake Mug Cake and it turned out amazing. (Use coupon code OMGKETO10 to save 10% off storewide).

Birthday Mug Cake

Low Carb Strawberry Shortcake for one

One of the best things about this Easy Strawberry Shortcake recipe is it is for one person. Although it will be easy to make another for your spouse when they’re drooling over yours this recipe is for one.

Sliced Strawberries sitting on top of a Vanilla Mug cake with dairy free whipped cream.
Easy Strawberry Shortcake
Yield: 1

Easy Strawberry Shortcake

Cook Time: 1 minute
Total Time: 1 minute

Easy Low Carb Strawberry Shortcake recipe that you can make in minutes. Enjoy this dessert made just for one.

Ingredients

Shortcake

Shortcake Filling

Instructions

  1. Slice the strawberries into little bite sized pieces.
  2. Grease a microwave safe coffee mug with a healthy oil such as coconut oil or avocado oil.
  3. Mix the dry ingredients first and then add the wet to the dry. Stir until combined and then add to the mug. Microwave the mug for about 90 seconds, if the top of the cake looks like it is not finished try another 30 seconds or so until done. Place a plate on top of the mug and flip the mug over upside down so that the cake flips on to the plate.
  4. Slice the cake into three parts and assemble the Strawberry shortcake as follows: Cake, Cream and berries, cake, cream and berries and then top it off with more cream and berries. Enjoy your awesome easy low carb Strawberry Shortcake mug cake.

Nutrition Information

Yield

1

Serving Size

1

Amount Per Serving Calories 247 Total Fat 15g Carbohydrates 6.5g Protein 21g
Sliced Strawberries sitting on top of a Vanilla Mug cake with dairy free whipped cream.
Sliced Strawberries sitting on top of a Vanilla Mug cake with dairy free whipped cream.

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