Low Carb Roasted Strawberry Cake

This easy low carb cake is delicious with tantalizing roasted strawberries and an almond flour base.

Low Carb Roasted Strawberry Cake is a tasty dessert made with fresh roasted strawberries and almond flour.


If you’ve memorized the very short list of fruits that are okay for low carb diets like I have, you know that strawberries are right there at the top. To make use of all those gorgeous strawberries that are in season, I modified my Low Carb Blackberry Almond Cake recipe to make this roasted strawberry cake. And if you’ve never had delicious roasted strawberries, you are seriously missing out!


Making the roasted strawberries is really simple. And only has 2 steps:

  1. Preheat the oven to 375°F. Stem and cut your strawberries in half. Place cut side down on rimmed baking sheet lined with parchment.
  2. Bake for 20 minutes, stir strawberries and bake for another 15 to 20 minutes until the strawberries are tender. Keep an eye on them and remove from the oven before the juices or edges of the strawberries start to burn. Cool in the pan.
How to roast strawberries in the oven.

Try to cut the strawberries so they are the same thickness. If some of the strawberries are larger, cut them into quarters.

How to roast strawberries in the oven.

Gather the corners of the parchment paper to transfer the strawberries, juice and all, into a bowl. Add salt and balsamic vinegar (optional).You’ll use half for making the cake, and the other half for scooping over the top when you serve.

Ingredients to make low carb cake


The ingredients for this cake are just low carb baking staples, like erythritol, almond flour, coconut flour and almond milk. If you don’t keep almond milk on hand, you can sub in equal parts of heavy cream and water.

Strawberry Cake in round pan

This recipe is very simple. Just mix all of the ingredients, except the strawberries, in a large bowl. Transfer to the springform baking pan, then spread the roasted strawberries with juice on top. Bake for about an hour. While hot from the oven, sprinkle over a little low carb brown sugar for extra sweetness and flavor if you like. Done!


This cake is totally freezer friendly. Just make the cake according to the recipe and allow to cool completely. Wrap tightly in foil, then again in plastic wrap or a large plastic freezer bag. Remove as much air from the bag as possible. Thaw in the refrigerator before serving. Will keep in the freezer for up to 3 months.

*Remaining strawberries for topping can be frozen separately in a small freezer-safe container or plastic bag. Thaw before using.

Low Carb Roasted Strawberry Cake is a tasty dessert made with fresh roasted strawberries and almond flour.


Low Carb Roasted Strawberry Cake is a tasty dessert made with fresh roasted strawberries and almond flour.
4.5 from 2 votes

Low Carb Roasted Strawberry Cake

Easy low carb cake with tantalizing roasted strawberries and an almond flour base

Prep Time 40 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour 40 minutes
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Servings: 12
Calories: 157kcal



  • Preheat oven to 375°F or 177°C. Grease 8-inch springform pan or parchment lined 8 x 8 baking dish. Parchment should hang over the sides of dish for easy lifting
  • Line a rimmed baking sheet with parchment. Spread strawberry halves in even layer. Roast in 375°F oven for 30 – 35 minutes until tender and juice is rendered. Watch oven to remove before juice starts to burn. Scrape into bowl and stir in balsamic and salt.
  • Reduce oven heat to 350°F.
  • In a large bowl, mix all ingredients except strawberries until well combined.
  • Pour cake batter into prepared pan. In an even layer, place half of roasted strawberries and juices on top of the batter.
  • Bake on center rack of oven for 50 to 60 minutes, until top of cake is golden brown and cake feels firm in the center when lightly pressed.
  • Allow cake to cool before removing from pan. Serve cake with remaining strawberries and a dollop of whipped cream (optional).


Almond Flour
8-inch Springform Pan
Coconut Flour
Baking Sheets


Equal parts heavy cream and milk can be substituted for the almond milk.



Nutrition Facts
Low Carb Roasted Strawberry Cake
Amount Per Serving (1 serving)
Calories 157 Calories from Fat 83
% Daily Value*
Fat 9.2g14%
Cholesterol 75.4mg25%
Sodium 34.2mg1%
Potassium 107.1mg3%
Carbohydrates 5.9g2%
Fiber 1.8g8%
Sugar 2.4g3%
Protein 4.5g9%
Vitamin A 74.3IU1%
Vitamin C 14.9mg18%
Calcium 36.6mg4%
Iron 0.6mg3%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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 Low Carb Roasted Strawberry Cake is a tasty dessert with fresh roasted strawberries and almond flour base.

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