Keto Flourless Chocolate Cake

by Daniela

Imagine a cake that is not only super delicious, decadent and full of chocolate but also healthy, made without flour and keto friendly! This Keto Flourless Chocolate Cake is really a thing. But guess what, you can enjoy it even if you are not on a keto diet! In this detailed recipe you will find different options to suit your own preferences.

Chocolate cake served with berries

What is the point of flourless cake

There are many chocolate cakes in this world and the flourless kinds are probably the richest, and the most decadent among all: a real dream come true for every chocolate lover. The thing about this type of cakes is that they have a strong chocolate taste and velvety texture which make them really satisfying.

Why are you going to love this recipe

This cake is very easy to make, apart from being delicious. You don’t even need a mixer! All ingredients are combined in one bowl and whisked with a hand whisk. Than you need to bake the cake and you can eat it right away! All done in less than an hour!
Another reason to love this cake is because its texture is just great! It is richer than fudge brownies and resembles chocolate which instead of being crunchy is soft and slightly chewy. I can’t even find words to describe this delicious cake but I am sure every chocolate lover would get the point.

chocolate cake being sprinkled with cocoa

Is this cake healthy

This dessert is full of healthy nutrients as it contains eggs, butter and cocoa powder. It is also gluten free, sugar free and very low in carbohydrates which makes it keto friendly. Nevertheless if you are not on a keto diet and you don’t care about carbs, there is the option to make it with coconut sugar instead of the usual keto sweeteners. That will keep the same wonderful taste and healthy nutrients. Flourless cake is something that you shouldn’t miss! If you never tasted such before, it will open for you a whole new dessert world!

two slices of keto flourless cake

Serving ideas

You can eat this cake just few minutes after it has been taken out of the oven. For a perfect experience, sprinkle with some cocoa powder and garnish with fresh berries. You can also refrigerate it and have it cold. I am not sure which is my preferred way: it is always tasty!

Did you like this recipe? Don’t hesitate to write in the comments your feedback. I would be glad if you share the link in social media so that more people can benefit from it!

Check out some of my other chocolate recipes:

Keto Chocolate Cake with Mascarpone Frosting

Keto Chocolate Walnut Cake – Garash

No Bake Chocolate Fudge Cake

Easiest Keto Chocolate Mug Cake

sliced chocolate flourless cake with berries

Chocolate cake served with berries
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Keto Flourless Chocolate Cake

Prep Time25 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Servings: 12 people
Calories: 135kcal



  • Preheat oven to 360 degrees F / 180 degrees C. Line a 7 inch/ 18 cm cake tin with a circle of parchment paper. Grease well inside the pan.
  • In a small saucepan over medium heat combine butter, chocolate and xylitol. Whisk continuously, until all ingredients are melted and the mixture becomes smooth. Remove from heat and transfer to a large mixing bowl. Wait 10 minutes until the mixture cools down.
  • Add the eggs and vanilla. Whisk for about 1-2 minutes, until smooth. Gradually add cocoa powder and heavy cream, whisking gently with a rubber spatula.
  • Transfer the batter to the prepared pan. Bake for 20-30 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the center of the cake comes almost clean and the edges of the cake are set.
  • Let cool for 10-15 minutes. Serve sprinkled with cocoa powder and garnished with fresh berries (both optional).


  • I make most of my keto desserts with xylitol but you can use erythritol, monk fruit sweetener or stevia, if you prefer. Beware that xylitol is as sweet as sugar so adjust the quantity of any other sweetener accordingly.
  • For non keto version you can use coconut sugar instead of xylitol, same quantity.
  • Ideally for this cake try to use the best quality chocolate and cocoa powder you can find.


Calories: 135kcal | Carbohydrates: 6g | Protein: 3.2g | Fat: 11.9g | Saturated Fat: 6.9g | Fiber: 1.5g | Sugar: 0.3g
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