Slow Cooker Keto Blueberry Lemon Cake

avatarDanielle Moore

Whip up this keto-friendly, zesty blueberry lemon cake with just 10 minutes of prep!

Inspired by the classic pairing of sweet and sour, this naturally-sweetened, keto-friendly blueberry lemon cake is sure to please. The best part? It only requires 10 minutes of prep time, then your slow cooker does the rest.

The Trick To Bold Lemon Flavor

A commonly overlooked and underrated source of flavor is lemon zest. While lemon juice is wonderful, zesting that golden surface of a lemon is the real way to amplify flavor. If you don’t have a microplane or zester, you can still get in on the fun. Simply use a veggie peeler to peel the outer layer from the lemon rind, then finely dice it with a sharp knife.

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Making The Blueberry Lemon Sauce

The literal icing on the cake is a savory ghee-based blueberry lemon sauce. Rather than slow cooking here, we take a little shortcut to flavor town by physically popping the blueberries with a wooden spoon. We also enlist the help of tapioca flour to thicken the sauce into a jelly-like consistency.

Helpful Tips To Get Started:

  • Don’t overmix. The balance between dry and wet ingredients is especially important when using coconut flour. Overmixing can encourage the coconut flour to absorb even more water, possibly resulting in a dry cake. Mix just until combined then transfer to the slow cooker.
  • Swirl lightly. While we want some of the delicious sauce to incorporate into the cake, we also want to keep it as a topping. So after pouring the sauce over the top of your cake batter, give it a few quick swirls.
Danielle Moore

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time

Total time:2 hrs
46 mins

Cook Time:2 hrs 36 mins 2 hours 36 minutes

Prep Time: 10 mins 10 minutes

Nutrition facts:4 grams of protein6 grams of carbohydrates25 grams of fat

Slow Cooker Keto Blueberry Lemon Cake

Recipe by:author Danielle Moore

Whip up this keto-friendly, zesty blueberry lemon cake with just 10 minutes of prep.

Ingredients

For The Blueberry Lemon Sauce:

For The Cake:

Instructions

Looking for Paleo ingredients? Here are a few we’d recommend:
Ghee (Pure Indian Foods)
Monk fruit powder (Julian Bakery)
Tapioca flour (Authentic Foods)
Coconut cream (Native Forest)
Almond flour (Hodgson Mill)
Coconut flour (Nutiva)
Baking powder (Hain)

If you love using your crockpot to stay keto, dig your fork into this Breakfast Sausage Casserole, then indulge in this Molten Lava Cake!

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