Best Keto Pound Cake Recipe (with Whipped Cream)

Everyone will love this keto pound cake! It is grain-free, sugar-free, and low-carb. There’s a reason to celebrate!

A delicious and healthy strawberry keto pound cake on a pedestal

This really is the best and cutest (6 inches in diameter) keto pound cake with whipped cream! It is delicious and healthy, too.

If cakes make a celebration special, a homemade cake takes it to the next level. It shows your guests they are important and that you really care.

My personal favorite, no matter the flavor, is a mini cake. They are adorably elegant. Two words that usually don’t go together.

If you need to go grain-free, like me, this is a great way to have your cake and eat it, too! 😉

strawberry keto pound cake on a pedestal

Why you’ll love this cake!

Your family and guests will love this sugar-free pound cake recipe. It’s fast, easy, and perfect for many healthy eating plans: keto, grain-free, and low-carb.

This miniature pound cake is perfect for smaller gatherings. It easily serves 4-6 people.

Perfect for the holidays, a birthday, an anniversary, or a girl’s night in, paired with a glass of bubbly.

Don’t miss these other wonderful cake recipes too: Easy Chocolate Cake Recipe and this Semi-Homemade Chantilly Cake.

Pound Cake Ingredients

Here are some of the main items you need to make this recipe. They are easy to find in most grocery stores, or you can order most on Amazon.

Almond Flour

I prefer to use fine almond flour (not almond meal) in this cake recipe. It creates a nice crumb texture and helps to keep the cake moist.

Two great brands to try are Bob’s Red Mill Super-Fine Gluten-Free Almond Flour and Anthony’s Almond Flour.


This is a popular natural sweetener with a low glycemic index, meaning it will not spike your blood sugar and cause inflammation in your body.

Some brands to try are Lakanto, Now, or Swerve. Be sure the one you choose is certified organic and gluten-free.


Both butter and cream cheese are considered healthier fats. Grass-fed butter packs a powerful punch of nutrients compared to regular butter.


Eggs are a wonderful source of protein and are loaded with vitamin D, choline, and omega-3s for starters. Be sure to eat the yolk too, most of the nutrients are actually in there! Remember to buy pastured or cage-free eggs.


Below is the short list of kitchen tools you will need. Affiliate link is included.

Electric Mixer or
Hand Mixer
6-inch Cake Pans My Favorite Mini Pans
Or Loaf Pan (if you must) 😉

Delicious Toppings

After it is cool, you are ready to garnish. Try this delicious, homemade, keto-approved whipped cream. Yum! It has only three ingredients and zero carbs (<1 g).

If you prefer a traditional textured topping, make this healthy and fluffy protein frosting. It’s easy to make and great for piping, too!

What to serve with Pound Cake

Top cake with your choice of beautiful fruit. Here are some ideas, but use whatever you love or what is in season where you are.


Related Recipes

Below are more delicious dessert recipes I know you will love.

Blueberry Crumble
Brownies in Ramekins
Cream Puffs with Chocolate
Halloween Cake Ideas
Peanut Butter Rice Krispie Treats
Patriotic-themed Desserts

strawberry keto pound cake with homemade whipped cream on a pedestal

Without further ado, here is the easy and delicious recipe.

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keto pound cake with vanilla and almond flavors on a pedestal

Keto Pound Cake with Whipped Cream


This little keto pound cake with homemade whipped cream cake (6 inches in diameter) is delicious and healthy too!



1/2 cup butter, preferably grass-fed

2 ounces cream cheese

1/23/4 cup erythritol

1 cup sour cream

1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract

4 large eggs

2 cups almond flour

2 teaspoons baking powder


  1. Preheat oven to 350°F. Grease two 6-inch round pans generously with butter.
  2. In the bowl of an electric mixer, cream the butter and cream cheese until smooth. Add the erythritol, sour cream, and vanilla, and beat until nicely combined. Next, add the eggs one at a time. Mix well after each; meanwhile, remember to scrape the bowl. Stir in the almond flour and baking powder and beat once more until incorporated.
  3. Divide batter evenly between pans and smooth the tops with a spatula. Bake for 35 to 45 minutes, or until the cake is golden brown, a toothpick comes out clean, and the cake is slightly firm in the middle, not wet and jiggly. For best results, let the cake cool completely before removing from the pan.
  4. Prepare and top with this healthy whipped cream recipe and your favorite berries or fruit.


Let Cool I know it’s tempting to immediately remove the cakes from the pan to see your masterpiece. (I do it every time!) But it’s best to be patient and let the cake cool so that it firms up and does not fall apart. Do as I say, not as I do! 😉

  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 45 minutes
  • Category: Desserts
  • Method: Baking
  • Cuisine: American

Keywords: keto, sugar-free, low carb, healthy, pound, cake, vanilla, almond

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Let me know if you make your own keto pound cake! Leave a comment below, or tag me @bebraveandbloom.



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Be sure to consult a registered and licensed dietitian, licensed nutritionist, or certified nutrition specialist if you have questions about ingredients and how they fit into your personal nutrition plan.

10 comments on “Best Keto Pound Cake Recipe (with Whipped Cream)

    1. Hi there! I am sure you can, I have not done it yet though. I would try it and just watch it closely. Let me know how it goes. 😃

  1. This was really delicious. My boyfriend liked it too and he doesn’t like sugar free anything!

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