Low Carb Mocha Swirl Pound Cake

Creating low carb treats has become a fun pastime of mine. I am fortunate, that my family encourages me in this endeavor. The smell of yet another treat baking in the oven perfumes the house like nothing else.

It is my hope that the every day things I do for my family create wonderful memories. I still remember coming home after school to my mom’s baked cookies and it warms my heart.  I believe memories like these stay with us for a long time because it comes from a place of love.

Are you creating new memories for your family you hope will stay with them? If so what are they? Take the time to live intentional, even in the busyness of your day to day schedule. Make each moment count.

It’s so easy to be caught up with what we want to do in the future that we sometimes miss the opportunity to live in the moment.  So go create a moment for you and your family and bask in it.

Low Carb Mocha Swirl Pound Cake

Serving Size 1 slice of cake

Low Carb Mocha Swirl Pound Cake

10 minPrep Time

35 minCook Time

45 minTotal Time

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  • 3 cups of almond flour
  • ¼ cup of unsweetened dark cocoa powder
  • 2 teaspoons of instant expresso powder
  • 3 tablespoons of heavy whipping cream
  • 2 sticks of softened butter
  • 1 8 oz. package of cream cheese softened
  • 5 eggs
  • 1 tablespoon of baking powder
  • ½ teaspoon of salt
  • 3 cups of sugar substitute


  1. In a large stand up mixer beat together the butter, cream cheese and sugar substitute until light and fluffy. Add the 5 eggs one at a time, combining well after each addition.
  2. Then add the almond flour, baking powder and salt. Once the cake batter is well incorporated set aside and grease a large pound cake pan well.
  3. Pour all the batter into the pan and reserve 1 cup of the batter in the mixer.
  4. To the batter in the mixer add the unsweetened cocoa powder, instant expresso powder and the three tablespoons of whipping cream.
  5. When fully mixed add the chocolate batter on top of the cake that is in the baking pan. With a fork gently swirl the top of the cake.
  6. Bake for at least an hour in 350 degree oven. Allow to cool fully before slicing and serving. Makes two large loaves. 20 servings
Cuisine: Dessert | Recipe Type: Low Carb Mocha Swirl Pound Cake
Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 1 slice of cake
Servings Per Container 20

Amount Per Serving
Calories 247 Calories from Fat 213.3
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 23.7g 36%
Saturated Fat 9.8g 49%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 80mg 27%
Sodium 118mg 5%
Total Carbohydrate 4.3g 1%
Dietary Fiber 2.2g 9%
Sugars 0.7g
Protein 6.1g 12%

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

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  1. Christy Murray
    Hi I am new to your site but I am falling in love with it. I absolutely love the inspirational pages!!! I just made the Pound cake listed about, I am waiting for it to cool a bit but I am thinking the middle isn't done. The top was getting too dark so I pulled it out. Any suggestions? I did a double...
    • Hi Christy so glad you are encouraged by our site. Every oven is different but how about you cover with foil and then bake at 250 degrees for another 20 minutes or so. That would do the trick 😜💕🙌🏻
  2. Perhaps for my next order... ;)
  3. Pound cake my Favorite!
  4. Printing the recipe NOW! This looks like a recipe that is a MUST HAVE. thanks for sharing ♥
    • Ahhh so happy to hear. Let me know how it goes for you. I usually make two at a time and freeze the other. It's what hubby likes to take to work to have as a treat during his lunch time. Enjoy!
  5. Looks good. I love the combination of chocolate and coffee.
  6. Looks good - how much flax meal?
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  8. Oh this looks so good! Fall is coming and with it brings so many, many (many!) temptations so it's good to have alternatives. :)
  9. This sounds delicious you are SO right about great memories its the small things I'd come home from school and my mum had baked fairy cakes must pass this recipe on to her looks delicious! :)

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