Keto Lizzy Cake Recipe

Keto Lizzy Cake Recipe

Crafting a keto-friendly adaptation of the beloved Lizzy Cake is a delightful journey into the realm of low-carb indulgence. We begin by reimagining the cookie base, opting for keto-friendly Gentleman Cookies or their almond flour-based counterparts. These cookies, crushed into fine crumbs, form the foundation of our decadent dessert, providing a satisfyingly crunchy texture without the guilt of excess carbs.

Next, we turn our attention to the star of the show: the rich chocolate sauce. In a saucepan over gentle heat, we blend unsweetened cocoa powder with a dash of vanilla extract, infusing the mixture with deep, indulgent flavors. Gradually incorporating unsweetened almond or coconut milk, we achieve a velvety-smooth consistency that promises to coat every crumb of our keto cookie base.

To sweeten and thicken our chocolate sauce without compromising our low-carb commitment, we introduce powdered erythritol or monk fruit sweetener. These keto-friendly alternatives dissolve seamlessly into the sauce, imparting just the right amount of sweetness without the dreaded sugar spike. With a gentle simmer, our sauce thickens to perfection, ready to envelop our cookie base in a blanket of chocolaty goodness.

As the final touch, we incorporate melted unsalted butter into our chocolate sauce, adding a luxurious richness that elevates the entire dessert to new heights of decadence. Once the sauce is smooth and glossy, we pour it over the cookie base, ensuring every inch is generously coated. With a deft hand and a spatula, we smooth out the surface, creating a flawless finish that hints at the indulgence hidden within.

After a brief stint in the refrigerator, our keto Lizzy Cake emerges, its chocolatey exterior firm and inviting. With a sharp knife, we slice into the chilled dessert, revealing layers of crunchy cookie and creamy chocolate sauce. Each bite is a symphony of flavors and textures, a testament to the ingenuity of low-carb baking. Served cold, this keto Lizzy Cake is a triumph of indulgence and restraint—a dessert that satisfies cravings without derailing dietary goals.


  • 2 packets of Gentleman Cookies (Ensure they’re keto-friendly or substitute with almond flour-based cookies)
  • 1 tablespoon of vanilla extract
  • 2 cups of unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1 cup of unsweetened almond milk or coconut milk
  • 1 cup of powdered erythritol or monk fruit sweetener
  • 1 cup of unsalted butter, melted
  • Butter or coconut oil for greasing the cake pan


  1. Preheat the oven: Preheat your oven to 350°F (175°C). Grease a cake pan with butter or coconut oil and line the bottom with parchment paper.
  2. Prepare the Cookie Base:
    • Crush the Gentleman Cookies into fine crumbs. You can use a food processor for this step.
    • Press the cookie crumbs evenly into the bottom of the prepared cake pan to form the base layer.
  3. Prepare the Chocolate Sauce:
    • In a saucepan over low heat, combine the unsweetened cocoa powder and vanilla extract.
    • Gradually add the almond or coconut milk, stirring continuously until the mixture is smooth and well combined.
  4. Sweeten and Thicken the Chocolate Sauce:
    • Gradually add the powdered erythritol or monk fruit sweetener to the chocolate sauce, stirring until it’s fully dissolved and the sauce reaches your desired level of sweetness.
    • Allow the sauce to simmer gently for a few minutes until it thickens slightly.
  5. Incorporate the Butter:
    • Slowly pour the melted unsalted butter into the chocolate sauce, stirring constantly until the butter is fully incorporated and the mixture is smooth and glossy.
  6. Assemble the Cake:
    • Pour the chocolate sauce evenly over the cookie base in the cake pan, ensuring it covers the entire surface.
    • Use a spatula to spread the chocolate sauce evenly and smooth out the top.
  7. Chill the Cake:
    • Place the cake pan in the refrigerator and chill the Lizzy Cake for at least two to three hours, or until the chocolate sauce has set firm.
  8. Slice and Serve:
    • Once the cake is fully chilled and set, remove it from the refrigerator.
    • Carefully slice the Lizzy Cake into pieces or slices as desired.
    • Serve the keto Lizzy Cake cold and enjoy its rich chocolatey flavor and indulgent texture.