Single Lemon Soufflé

Lemon Soufflés (Low-Carb and Keto-Friendly)

This recipe for lemon soufflés (or soufflé au citron) makes an easy, inexpensive, but elegant dessert. Low-carb, keto-friendly, gluten-free and dairy-free.

Course Dessert
Cuisine French
Keyword keto dessert recipe, Keto Lemon Dessert, Keto Souffle, Lemon Souffle, Low Carb Lemon Souffle, Sugar Free Dessert
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 45 kcal
Author Annissa Slusher


  • butter (softened--to brush ramekins)
  • granulated sweetener (enough to dust ramekins)
  • 2 large eggs room temperature, separated
  • ¼ cup confectioners (powdered) stevia erythritol blend (Pyure 2x sweetness of sugar) (Do not substitute)
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice freshly squeezed
  • 1 teaspoon lemon zest freshly grated


  1. Preheat oven to 400º Fahrenheit. Using a pastry brush, brush the bottoms and sides of the ramekins with softened butter, stroking the sides from the bottom to the top. Refrigerate 5 minutes, then repeat. Dust with granulated sweetener.

  2. In a medium bowl, beat the egg yolks with a mixer or whisk until the color lightens and they start to get fluffy. Add sweetener and beat until fluffy. Slowly beat in the lemon juice and the lemon zest.

    Adding the lemon zest and juice.
  3. In a separate, clean bowl, using a clean whisk or beaters, beat the egg whites until stiff peaks form.

    The meringue for the Lemon Souffle.
  4. Transfer ⅓ of the egg whites to the lemon mixture and gently stir until combined. Gently fold another third of the meringue into the lemon mixture. Repeat with the last third.

    Adding the meringue to yolk mixture.
  5. Transfer the mixture to the prepared ramekins. Wipe off any excess that may have gotten on the rim. Place the filled ramekins on a baking sheet.

    Lemon souffles ready for oven.
  6. Bake in the lower third of the oven until they rise and the tops brown, about 10-12 minutes. Serve immediately.

    Lemon Soufflés after baking
Nutrition Facts
Lemon Soufflés (Low-Carb and Keto-Friendly)
Amount Per Serving (1 souffle)
Calories 45 Calories from Fat 27
% Daily Value*
Fat 3g5%
Saturated Fat 1g6%
Trans Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 0g
Monounsaturated Fat 0g
Cholesterol 2mg1%
Sodium 1mg0%
Potassium 0mg0%
Carbohydrates 0g0%
Fiber 0g0%
Protein 3g6%
Vitamin A 8%0%
Vitamin C 0%0%
Calcium 0%0%
Iron 0%0%
Net Carbs 0g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.