Seven Minute Keto Icing

This makes a perfect frosting for my Basic Keto Layer Cake.

chocolate frosted chocolate layer cake

It’s not beautiful, but it’s mine, and I love it.

Seven Minute Keto Frosting

A quick, sugar-free cake frosting
Prep Time2 minutes
Cook Time7 minutes
Course: Dessert
Keyword: dairy free, keto, low carb
Servings: 16


  • hand mixer
  • Double boiler or large stock pot and stainless steel bowl


  • 3 lg eggs, whites only
  • 1 cup erythritol/stevia blend sweetener buy powdered or pulverize in blender
  • 1/3 cup water
  • 1 tsp vanilla or other flavoring


  • Set a double boiler or large pot of water to boil.
  • Combine egg whites, sweetener, and cold water with hand mixer.
  • When the pot of water is at a full boil, place the stainless steel bowl/double boiler into the water and carefully blend using the hand mixer for about seven minutes, until frosting becomes smooth and thick.
  • Remove from heat, then blend in the vanilla extract or other desired flavorings. See notes for ideas.


  • Replace 1/3 cup of water with desired juice, like cherry or apple. This is NOT a keto option.
  • 1 tsp cherry extract/flavoring
  • 1/4 tsp cinnamon + 1/4 tsp nutmeg
  • 1 tsp coffee extract
  • 1 tsp almond extract
  • 1 tsp peppermint extract
  • Use your imagination. The sky's the limit!

If you try my Seven Minute Keto Frosting, please let me know how it went, and what could be improved!