keto

single-serving

tiramisu

Yield: 1 serving

Serving Size:  1 mini tiramisu

  • 1  TPH vanilla keto mug cake (omit the butter when making, also use allulose or tagatose to ensure to graininess)

  • 6 Tbsp (85g) mascarpone cheese (or cream cheese, or vegan cream cheese sub, or cashew cream --see below)

  • 3 Tbsp (25g) powdered keto sweetener (erythritol, or allulose, or tagatose)

  • 1/4 cup (60ml) espresso (or strong coffee)

  • 1 large (50-53gegg, separated (OR sub 1/4 cup heavy whipping cream)

  • 1 tsp (5ml) rum (or vanilla extract, or other keto-friendly alcohol)

Directions:

1. First prep the mug cake, making sure to skip the butter and use a sweetener that won't crystalize when chilled (cake is a lower water content dessert so erythritol based sweeteners often will get grainy once chilled for more than a few hours).

2. Whip the egg white with half the sweetener (or if using whipping cream, whip the cream with no sweetener) until fluffy and starts to hold a shape (soft peaks). Set aside, then mix together the egg yolk, the remaining sweetener, and the rum. 

 

3. Mix together the warm mascarpone with the yolk mixture until smooth, then fold in the whipped egg whites. (If using cream, mix the warm mascarpone with the sweetener and rum, then fold in the whipped cream).

4. Prep the mug cake by cutting it in half or thirds, then place one layer in the bottom of a large mug or small bowl, then pour over a tablespoon or two of the espresso to soak that cake layer. Spoon over a layer of the mascarpone mixture (half if there's two halves of the cake, 1/3 if there are three layers of the cake). Repeat this step until all the layers are finished.

5. Chill in the fridge for at least 3 hours, ideally overnight. Serve with a dusting of cocoa powder over top.

 

INGREDIENT SOURCING:

Powdered Erythritol: https://amzn.to/2JnVpnE

Allulose: https://amzn.to/2sFH3YH

Tagatose: https://www.iherb.com/pr/NuNaturals-Sweet-Health-Tagatose-1-lb-454-g/46825

Dairy-free Cream Cheese Recipe: https://www.connoisseurusveg.com/cashew-cream-cheese/

Vanilla Extract: https://amzn.to/2XgBsFX

Vanilla Bean Powder: https://amzn.to/2uclToy

Cacao powder: https://amzn.to/2EtyqXy

EQUIPMENT USED:

Heat-Safe Silicone Spatula: http://amzn.to/2nJvc9z

Kitchen Scale: https://amzn.to/2LjURAm

Microwave-safe Coffee Mug: https://amzn.to/3cwsyLE

Electric Mixer: http://amzn.to/2C3RaYX

Fine Mesh Sifter: http://amzn.to/2shOYgU

Metal Whisk:  https://amzn.to/33bX8Ff

Measuring Cups: https://amzn.to/2G8EzrT

Magnetic Measuring Spoons: https://amzn.to/2QVq6U5

Micro Measuring Spoons: https://amzn.to/2K9W7ap
("dash", "tad", "smidgen", etc. measurements below 1/4 tsp)

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ABOUT TPH

When you're as obsessed with sweets as I am, skipping dessert is not an option, but all the "sugar-free" treats I find in stores/restaurants never quite taste like dessert. After discovering that GOOD low-carb dessert recipes are so hard to find, I started experimenting and creating my own. TPH exists so that diabetics, carb-resistant people like me, and anyone else looking to avoid sugar can enjoy truly decadent desserts that won't cause insulin resistance or tooth decay.

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