Keto Almond Flour Orange Cake

This almond flour orange cake is made with healthy ingredients and is an excellent dessert. It has a sweet and nutty flavor and a delicious orange cream cheese frosting that everyone will love!

Almond Flour Orange Cake Recipe

This is an exceptionally good Keto Almond Flour Orange Cake, ultra-moist, fragrant and subtly sweet with a pleasant hint of citrus, and a naturally sweet, nutty flavor from the low-carb almond flour.

Served with a glorious orange cream cheese frosting and bejeweled with orange zest, it looks as good as it tastes!

You can use lemons instead of oranges and ghee or coconut oil instead of butter for a different spin with equally tasty results.

Delicious almond flour orange cake with cream cheese frosting

Keto Orange Cake Ingredients

Our low carb orange cake uses a variety of healthy ingredients including almond flour to reduce the total carbs. One loaf makes around 10 slices and each slice contains only 4.6 grams of net carbs. It’s the perfect sweet treat for your keto diet!

To make it, you’ll need the following ingredients:

  • Almond flour
  • Eggs
  • Orange (juice & zest)
  • Cream cheese
  • Yogurt
  • Butter
  • Erythritol
  • Baking powder
  • Baking soda
  • Vanilla extract
  • Salt

Ingredients for your almond flour orange cake

How to Make Keto Almond Flour Orange Cake

To get started, preheat your oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit. Line a loaf pan with parchment paper and then lightly grease it and dust with almond flour.

Next, grab a large mixing bowl and combine the dry ingredients. Mix the almond flour, Erythritol, baking powder, baking soda and salt until well combined.

Combining the dry ingredients for the orange cake

In another mixing bowl combine the wet ingredients. Mix the eggs, orange juice, orange zest, melted butter and vanilla extract until they’re well combined.

The next step is to combine the wet and dry ingredients together. Gradually whisk the wet ingredients into the dry ingredients until you get a smooth batter with no lumps in it.

Mixing the ingredients to make orange cake batter

Now we’re ready to bake! Pour the batter into your lined loaf pan and bake in the oven for around 30 to 35 minutes. 

Orange cake batter in loaf pan ready to bake

You can test if your keto orange cake is ready by inserting a toothpick into the middle of the loaf. If it comes out clean then it’s fully cooked.

Keto almond flour orange cake after baking

While the cake is baking you can go ahead and make the frosting. Whisk together the cream cheese, yogurt, orange juice, butter and Erythritol until well combined. You want a velvety smooth frosting with no lumps. Pop it in the fridge until your cake is ready and has cooled to room temperature.

Orange cream cheese frosting for your low carb orange cake

Finally, when the orange cake has reached room temperature spread the frosting evenly over the top. Sprinkle with orange zest, slice and enjoy!

Delicious orange flour almond cake with cream cheese frosting ready to eat!

More Low Carb Dessert Recipes

Keto Almond Flour Orange Cake

Keto Almond Flour Orange Cake

An amazing almond flour orange cake with cream cheese frosting sprinkled with orange zest. The perfect low carb dessert!
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Course: Dessert
Cuisine: French
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 35 minutes
Servings: 10
Calories: 177kcal


For the Orange Cake

  • 2 cups Almond Flour
  • 3 Eggs whisked
  • 1 Orange juice and zest
  • 1/2 cup Butter melted
  • 1/2 cup Erythritol
  • 1 1/2 tsp Baking Powder
  • 1/2 tsp Baking Soda
  • 1 tsp Vanilla Extract
  • 1/4 tsp Salt

For the Frosting

  • 2/3 cup Cream Cheese
  • 1/3 cup Yogurt full-fat
  • 1 tbsp Butter salted, room temperature
  • 1/3 cup Erythritol
  • 2 tbsp Orange Juice

To Garnish

  • 1 Orange zest


  • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit and line a loaf pan with parchment paper. Grease and dust the sides with almond flour if necessary.
  • In a large mixing bowl, combine the dry ingredients: Almond flour, Erythritol, baking powder, baking soda and salt. Mix well.
  • In another bowl combine the wet ingredients: Eggs, orange juice and zest, melted butter and vanilla extract.
  • Gradually add the wet ingredients mixture into the dry ingredients, whisking to create a smooth batter.
  • Pour the batter into the lined loaf pan and bake in the oven for 30-35 minutes, until a toothpick inserted in the middle of the cake, come out clean.
  • While the cake is baking make the frosting: Whisk together the cream cheese with the yogurt, orange juice, butter and erythritol until velvety smooth and lump-free. Refrigerate until your cake is ready and at room temperature.
  • Spread the frosting on the cake and sprinkle with orange zest. Serve at room temperature.


Alcohol Carbs: 7.5g
Net Carbs: 4.6g


Nutrition Facts
Keto Almond Flour Orange Cake
Amount Per Serving (1 slice)
Calories 177 Calories from Fat 152
% Daily Value*
Fat 16.9g26%
Saturated Fat 8.8g55%
Cholesterol 63mg21%
Sodium 180mg8%
Potassium 73mg2%
Carbohydrates 13g4%
Fiber 0.9g4%
Sugar 10.1g11%
Protein 3.5g7%
Calcium 61mg6%
Net Carbs 4.6g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
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