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Pumpkin Mousse Cake

Course: Cake, Desserts
Cuisine: American
Keyword: gluten free low carb recipes, pumpkin recipes, thanksgiving recipes
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 25 minutes
Total Time: 45 minutes
Servings: 8 Slices
Calories: 224kcal
Author: Angela Coleby
A low carb pumpkin mousse cake with a chocolate cake base.
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  • 1/4 cup Coconut flour
  • 4 Eggs Medium size
  • 1/4 cup Cocoa powder unsweetened
  • 1/2 cup Erythritol or sweetener of your choice
  • 1/2 cup Butter, unsalted softened
  • 1/2 teaspoon Salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon Baking powder


  • 1 1/2 cups Pumpkin puree
  • 1 cup Cream heavy/whipping
  • 1 envelope Gelatin/Agar Agar
  • 1/2 cup Erythritol or sweetener of your choice
  • 1 tablespoon Pumpkin spice


Make the Base

  • Preheat the oven to 180C/375F degrees.
  • Grease and line a springform cake tin with parchment paper.
  • Beat the butter and erythritol together.
  • Add the eggs and mix until combined.
  • Add the coconut flour, cocoa powder, salt and baking powder and mix well.
  • Spoon into the springform cake tin and bake for 20-25 minutes until firm.
  • Remove from the oven and set aside to cool.

Make the Mousse

  • Dissolve the gelatin in about half a cup of boiling water.  
  • Whisk the cream until thick, then add the pumpkin, erythritol and spices.  
  • Whisk until combined, then add the dissolved gelatin.   
  • Stir thoroughly and then pour on top of the cake base. 
  • Place in the fridge for at least 4 hours or overnight to firm up.
  • Slice, eat and enjoy!


Serves 8 slices
Nutritional Info per slice:  224 calories, 20g Fat, 5g Protein, 8g Total Carbs, 3g Fibre, 5g Net Carbs
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Serving: 1slice | Calories: 224kcal | Carbohydrates: 8g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 20g | Fiber: 3g