Keto Lemon Cake with Syrup
5 from 1 vote

Keto Lemon Cake with Syrup

This moist and dense Keto Lemon Cake is bursting with the vibrant freshness of lemons, soaked in a tangy syrup that creates the perfect combination.

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour 10 minutes
Servings 10 slices
Calories 215 kcal



  • 2 cups almond flour
  • 2 tablespoons coconut flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 cup xylitol
  • 1 teaspoon ground cardamom
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
  • pinch of salt
  • 2 lemons zest and juice
  • 4 eggs
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla essence


  • 1 teaspoon vanilla essence
  • 1 lemon zest and juice
  • 2 tablespoons xylitol


  1. Preheat the oven to 170C / 338F  and line a loaf pan with baking paper, or use a silicone pan. 

  2. In a large mixing bowl, combine the dry ingredients for the cake and whisk together to break up any lumps.

  3. In a smaller bowl, whisk together the wet ingredients for the cake until well combined. 

  4. Pour the wet ingredients into the dry and mix gently using a spatula. Pour into the prepared loaf pan.

  5. Bake for 60 - 65 minutes until a skewer comes out clean and let cool for 10 minutes. 

  6. Prepare the syrup by combining all syrup ingredients in a small saucepan over low heat until the xylitol is dissolved, about 5 minutes. 

  7. Pour the syrup over the cake and let sit for 5 minutes before serving. 

  8. Perfect served warm with some whipped cream, or cold on its own. 

Nutrition Facts
Keto Lemon Cake with Syrup
Amount Per Serving
Calories 215 Calories from Fat 153
% Daily Value*
Fat 17g26%
Saturated Fat 4g25%
Cholesterol 77mg26%
Sodium 47mg2%
Potassium 182mg5%
Carbohydrates 10g3%
Fiber 3g13%
Sugar 2g2%
Protein 8g16%
Vitamin A 240IU5%
Vitamin C 17.4mg21%
Calcium 125mg13%
Iron 1.5mg8%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.