Easy low carb Christmas cake - even my children make this one! Tastes just like the real thing, only healthy. Sugar free, grain free, gluten free. | ditchthecarbs.com
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Easy Low-Carb Christmas Cake

Easy low-carb Christmas cake is beautiful at any time of the year. The almond essence/extract really gives this cake a special festive flavour.

Course Cakes and desserts
Cuisine Gluten Free, Grain free, LCHF, Low Carb, No Sugars, Wheat Free
Keyword Low-carb Christmas cake
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 10 slices
Calories 240 kcal


Basic easy low carb Christmas cake



  1. Mix well the butter and sweetener until pale and fluffy.
  2. Add the spices and essence, mix again.
  3. Add the eggs, one at a time, mixing between each one.
  4. Add the almond meal/flour and mix until well combined.
  5. Stir through the nuts and optional extras now.
  6. Line a 8 inch/20cm round baking tin with baking parchment/paper and butter the sides well.
  7. Spoon into the prepared tin and bake at 180C/350F for 20 minutes, or until cooked (ovens vary).
Nutrition Facts
Easy Low-Carb Christmas Cake
Amount Per Serving
Calories 240 Calories from Fat 201
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 22.3g 34%
Total Carbohydrates 5.8g 2%
Dietary Fiber 2.8g 11%
Sugars 1g
Protein 7.1g 14%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.