Easy Low-Carb Christmas Cake

13 30 405
Ingredients Minutes Calories
Prep Cook Servings
10 min 20 min 10
Easy Low-Carb Christmas Cake
Health Highlights
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.


110 gm Butter, salted (softened)
4 tbsp Coconut sugar (or granulated sweetener of choice (or more; to taste))
2 tsp Cinnamon (ground)
2 tsp Pumpkin pie spice
1 tsp Almond extract, McCormick
4 medium egg Egg
200 gm Almond flour/meal, Bob's Red Mill
100 gm Walnuts (Optional: (or macadamias) chopped))
75 gm Candied orange peel (Optional)
75 gm Goji berries, dried (Optional: dried)
75 gm Cranberries, dried (Optional)
25 gm Orange peel (zest) (Optional)
25 gm Lemon peel (zest) (Optional)


  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

Per Portion

Calories 405
Calories from fat 259
Calories from saturated fat 72
Total Fat 28.7 g
Saturated Fat 8.0 g
Trans Fat 0.4 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 5.4 g
Monounsaturated Fat 3.9 g
Cholesterol 101 mg
Sodium 133 mg
Potassium 230 mg
Total Carbohydrate 29.4 g
Dietary Fiber 4.4 g
Sugars 20.5 g
Protein 9.4 g

Dietary servings

Per Portion

Fruit 0.6
Meat Alternative 1.2

Energy sources


Meal Type(s)