Keto Carrot Cake Muffins

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Keto Carrot Cake Muffins

1 hour
Calories 540kcal

Ingredients

  • 3 whole eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 3 tablespoons ghee (melted, or butter)
  • 1/3 cup Swerve Sweetener (or Lakanto
  • 1 cup milk (melted, or butter)
  • 6 tablespoons coconut flour
  • 4 tablespoons flax seed meal
  • 3 tablespoons almond flour
  • 1 tablespoon psyllium husks
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 teaspoons cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1 pinch ground cloves
  • 1 shredded carrots (melted, or butter)
  • 3 ounces dairy-free cream cheese (melted, or butter)
  • 2 tablespoons softened butter (melted, or butter)
  • 4 tablespoons coconut cream (melted, or butter)
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract (melted, or butter)
  • 2 tablespoons Swerve Sweetener (or Lakanto
  • 1/2 cup chopped pecans (melted, or butter)

Instructions

  • Step 1 Preheat oven to 350 degrees and coat a muffin tin (6) with non stick spray, butter, ghee, or coconut oil.
  • Step 2 Add dry ingredient together in a small bowl (coconut flour, almond flour, flax meal, psyllium husk, baking powder, salt, cinnamon, ginger, nutmeg, cloves).
  • Whisk well to combine.
  • Step 3 Add eggs and vanilla extract to a large bowl or stand mixer.
  • Beat on high for 1-2 minutes until light and fluffy.
  • Pour in melted ghee/butter and milk.
  • Step 4 With mixer on low, slowly add dry ingredients to wet ingredients.
  • Turn off mixer and stir in shredded carrots.
  • Step 5 Divide and portion batter into cupcake tin.
  • Batter will continue to thicken so work quickly.
  • If it becomes to thick, stir in an extra 1-2 tablespoons milk.
  • Step 6 Bake for 22-25 minutes until edges turn golden brown and a toothpick comes out clean when poked through the center.
  • Remove from oven and let cool completely.
  • Step 7 Make frosting by adding cream cheese, butter, and vanilla extract to a stand mixer or bowl.
  • Beat on high for 1-2 minutes.
  • Add sweetener.
  • Slowly drizzle in coconut cream or heavy cream.
  • Beat an additional 1-2 minutes until fluffy.
  • Adjust sweetener to taste.
  • Step 8 Frost muffins and add chopped pecans or walnuts.

Nutrition

Calories: 540kcal

Originally posted 2019-02-20 18:48:52.

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