Keto Mocha Protein Cupcakes

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Keto Mocha Protein Cupcakes made with Iconic ‘s NEW Mocha Immunity Coffee Protein Powder!

These cupcakes are a fine addition to your morning WITHOUT THE GUILT!!


Each cupcake is LOADED with fiber, and over 7+ grams protein, vitamin D, MCT oil, and zinc!


They are 100% gluten free, sugar free, keto, lowcarb, and high fat!

These cupcakes feature Iconic Mocha Immunity Coffee Protein Powder in the cake AND the frosting!! So amazingly delicious and so perfectly moist, you will be in mocha heaven!

These would be perfect for a treat in the morning or a pick-me-up in the afternoon!

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Keto Mocha Protein Cupcakes

Chocolate cupcake for breakfast? YES!! With this sugar free, keto, gluten free, protein packed bundle its possible!
Course Breakfast, Dessert
Servings 8 Cupcakes

Ingredients
  

Protein Cakes

  • 3/4 cup pumpkin puree
  • 1/2 cup smooth almond butter
  • 1 large egg
  • 1/4 cup monkfruit sweetener
  • 2 tbsp cocoa powder
  • 1 scoop Iconic Mocha Immunity Coffee Protein Powder
  • 2 tbsp flaxseed meal
  • 1/2 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/4 cup Choc Zero Dark Chocolate Chips

Mocha Protein Frosting

  • 2 oz Choc Zero Chocolate Chips
  • 1 tbsp coconut oil
  • 2 oz cream cheese; softened
  • 2/3 cup confectioners erythritol
  • 1 scoop Iconic Mocha Immunity Protein Powder
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla extract

Instructions
 

Protein Cupcakes

  • Preheat 375F
  • In a blender or food processor put all ingredients except chocolate chips.
  • Stop to scrape sides at least twice to incorporate ingredients well.
  • Portion into a muffin tin only filling 8 wells. This ensures they rise properly to the right size.
  • Bake 20 minutes. Let cool in pan 10 min.
  • Remove from pan to cool completely before frosting.

Mocha Protein Frosting

  • Put chocolate and coconut oil in a small saucepan. Melt almost all the way over low heat whisking.
  • Remove from heat and cool.
  • In a stand mixer or hand mixer whip butter and cream cheese until fluffy and uniform.
  • Add confectioners erythritol. Mix well.
  • Now add in protein powder and vanilla.
  • While mixing slowly stream in the melted/cooled chocolate.
  • Mix well. If too dry add 1 tbsp unsweetened almond milk, you shouldnt have to though.
  • Frost cupcakes. You will have extra leftover.
Keyword chocolate cake, cream cheese, dark chocolate

Keto Raspberry Zinger Bites

I am on a mission to recreate all of my childhood favorites and this one was next on the list! All the memories will come flooding back when you pop one of these little bites in your mouth! Warning……you will NOT be able to eat just one!

And if you have kid, watch out because they will want to eat them all!

I used Simply Delish Raspberry Keto Jel Dessert for the coating and WOW it is so zingy and flavorful! Order some at 10% off with my coupon code LOWCARBWITHTHECARRS or VISIT HERE!

Keto Raspberry Zinger Bites

These little bites of raspberry bliss covered in coconut will be one of your favorite desserts to have on hand when the craving strikes!
Course Dessert

Equipment

  • mini muffin pan, silicone
  • pastry brush
  • hand mixer or stand mixer

Ingredients
  

Cakes

  • 3 large eggs
  • 1/4 cup butter; melted
  • 1/4 cup heavy cream
  • 1 tsp apple cider vinegar
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 cup almond flour
  • 1/4 cup coconut flour
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp glucomannan
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/4 cup monkfruit

Raspberry Jel

  • 1 cup frozen raspberries
  • 1 pkg Simply Delish Raspberry Jel
  • 2 tbsp confectioners erythritol

Coconut Dip

  • 3/4 cup unsweetened shredded coconut
  • 2 tbsp confectioners erythritol

Instructions
 

Cakes

  • Preheat oven to 300F
  • In a small bowl whip eggs with a hand mixer for 2 minutes until very frothy.
  • Add cooled melted butter, vanilla extract, apple cider vinegar and cream. Beat well. Set aside.
  • In a small bowl whisk almond flour, coconut flour, baking powder, glucomannan, erythritol and salt.
  • Now add combined dry ingredients to the wet ingredients. Mix 1 min. Scrape sides. Mix again.
  • Using a truffle scoop, place 1 scoop in each well.
  • Bake 15 minutes until toothpick tested clean. Cool in pan 10 min before transferring to a baking rack.

Raspberry Jel

  • In a small saucepan on low heat up raspberries.
  • Once thawed, mash with a spoon and then press through a sieve.
  • You should have at least 1/3 cup of raspberry puree deseeded.
  • Sprinkle your box of Simply Delish Raspberry Jel over the puree and whisk well.
  • Let cool. Brush onto cooled cake bites with a pastry brush.
  • Let sit for 5 minutes.

Coconut dip

  • Mix coconut and confectioners erythritol in a small shallow bowl.
  • Now with a fork, dunk each one individually into coconut mixture.
  • Let the cakes sit at room temperature on cooling rack for at least 20 minutes to set.
  • Store in the fridge. Keep in airtight container up to 5 days.

Low Carb Cannoli Pie

Cannoli are Italian pastries that originated on the island of Sicily and are today a staple of Sicilian cuisine as well as Italian-American cuisine.

I used to visit the Italian bakery in the city when I travelled there often for work!

The biscotti and cannoli were my go to treats there!!

I can now imagine I am there again with this fantastic version of the carby cannoli’s I used to enjoy!!

Perfect topped with additional whipped cream and chocolate shavings for presentation!

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Low Carb Cannoli Pie

1 cup ricotta cheese

11 oz cream cheese; softened

1 1/2 Tbsp vanilla extract

1/2 cup confectioners erithrytol/swerve

1/2 tsp stevia drops

1 Tbsp gelatin

2/3 cup heavy cream; whipped with 8 drops liquid stevia

1 cup sugar free chocolate chips

Crust:

1 cup almond flour

5 Tbsp monkfruit or granulated erithrytol

1/8 tsp stevia powder

1/8 tsp maple extract

3 Tbsp butter; softened

Preheat oven to 350F.

Make the crust 1st so it can cool while you make the filling.

In a large bowl throw all of the crust ingredients in and mix with a fork. Keep working in the butter by pressing and stirring with the fork until it is all moistened. Press into an ungreased 9 inch pie pan. Bake for 15 minutes until golden brown. Set aside to cool.

Now make the filling.

Start by whipping the heavy cream with the stevia drops. Set aside. Now with a mixer, whip the ricotta cheese and cream cheese together until smooth. Add in the vanilla, confectioners erithrytol and stevia drops.

Whip together well. Lightly sprinkle the gelatin over the mixture while mixing to prevent clumps.

Now mix in the whipped cream last until smooth. Stir in the chocolate chips.

Spread into cooled crust and let sit overnight in the fridge! This really makes a difference in flavor and texture, do not skip this waiting process!!

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Low Carb Cranberry Orange Scones

A scone is a British baked good, usually made of wheat, or oatmeal with baking powder as a leavening agent and baked on sheet pans. A scone is often slightly sweetened and occasionally glazed with egg wash.

These scones I made low carb when I subbed the wheat flour for part coconut and part almond flour. This lends to a tender crumb that does not break into a million crumbs when you take a bite🤣

Now this recipe is ultra versatile as you can swap out extracts and swap out additions!

It is important to follow the steps as they are meant to be the way they are so you achieve the same results.

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Here is a picture after mixing and letting it rest 10 minutes.

Here is a picture after patting into shape and working in the cranberries.

Here it is after cutting.

Here they are on the pan.

I then brushed the tops with a beaten egg, then sprinkled with additional monkfruit sweetener.

Low Carb Cranberry Orange Scones

1/2 cup coconut flour

1/2 cup almond flour(plus extra for dusting)

1/4 tsp salt

1/8 tsp powdered stevia

2 tsp baking powder

3 Tbsp keto brown sugar

2 Tbsp monkfruit or erithrytol granulated sweetener

2 Lg eggs

1/2 cup heavy cream

2 tsp vanilla extract

3 tsp orange extract

1 cup frozen cranberries

1/2 cup butter; melted and cooled

*Optional: 1 egg whisked for brushing on

Drizzle Topping:

1/2 cup confectioners erithrytol

1/2 tsp vanilla

2 Tbsp heavy cream

5 tsp water

Preheat oven to 350F.

Mix dry ingredients in a medium bowl. In a large bowl whisk the wet ingredients EXCEPT butter.

Mix dry ingredients into wet ingredients.

NOW whisk in the melted butter. Let it sit for 10 minutes. Turn onto a piece of parchment dusted with almond flour and work in the cranberries by folding in.

Pat out into a flat round approximately 10 inches wide. Cut into 8 triangles and separate slightly to fit onto a 9×13 cookie sheet.

Brush tops with whisked egg and sprinkle with additional monkfruit.

Bake 30 min until almost firm and golden brown.

Whisk drizzle ingredients in a small bowl.

Once scones have cooled, drizzle with topping!

Keep in airtight container up to 5 days. Lasts longer in the fridge.

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Keto Gooey Buttercake

Its origin started in St.Louis,MO, but honestly I had not heard of it till a few days ago!

It reminds me of a very moist and chewy pound cake!

You have to watch it so you do not overcook it!!

You need to pull it out of the oven when its lightly brown and toothpick tests slightly gooey. If you do not, then you risk a dry and crumbly cake. It will still be tasty, but not gooey like we want!

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Keto Gooey Buttercake

Find your old time buttery favorite recreated to fit your low carb or keto lifestyle!
Course Dessert

Ingredients
  

  • 1/4 cup butter; melted and cooled
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 1/2 cup almond flour
  • 1/3 cup erythritol or other granulated sweetener
  • 1/4 tsp vanilla
  • 1 tbsp baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 4 oz cream cheese; softened (1/2 block)
  • 1 1/2 cup powdered erythritol (or confectioners erythritol/monkfruit)

Instructions
 

  • Preheat oven to 350F. Grease an 8×8 pan, set aside
  • In a medium bowl mix 1 egg and melted butter with a hand mixer.
  • Add in almond flour, granulated sweetener, vanilla, baking powder and salt.
  • Spread batter into the bottom of your 8×8 pan.
  • Set aside.
    In same mixing bowl add cream cheese, remaining 1 egg and powdered erythritol.
    Spread onto 1st layer in pan.
  • Bake for 40 to 45 minutes. Toothpick tested with some gooey batter left on it.
  • Once it has reached this point, cool for 10 minutes. Sprinkle with 2 tbsp powdered erythritol if desired.
  • Store in zip bag or air tight container up to 5 days.
    For best results, warm up leftovers before eating for best taste.

Notes

Find my favorite ingredients for this recipe here:
ALMOND FLOUR
CONFECTIONERS ERYTHRITOL
 
Keyword almond flour, american dessert, butter, butter cake, confectioners erithrytol, cream cheese, erythritol, gluten free, grain free, grain free dessert, keto dessert, low carb dessert, potluck dessert, sugar free, sugar free dessert, vanilla extract

Keto Chocolate Chip Chaffle

Now I am totally a wafflehead so when I heard of chaffles it was an easy sell!

So far I have only done savory ones, but this one is so good it had to have a post dedicated to it!! Even the kids loved it and I am planning on making more and making ice cream sandwiches😍

Now it might sound like an odd recipe, but roll with it, it will work!

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Keto Chocolate Chip Chaffle

1 egg
3 Tbsp monkfruit/or erithrytol
1/4 tsp maple extract
1 tsp vanilla
1/2 c mozzarella
1 tbsp coconut flour
2 tbsp choc chips.

Warm up waffleiron to medium heat.

Whisk egg. Add everything to the bowl EXCEPT coconut flour & chocolate chips.

Whisk. Then add coconut flour.

Whisk well. Fold in chocolate chips.

Makes 3 waffles
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Swerve brown sugar OR Sukrin Gold can stand in for monkfruit and maple extract. Its cheaper to get the extract and granulated sweetener though!

The one in the main picture has fresh whipped cream sweetened with stevia. Then I froze it for 15 minutes!! So wonderful this way! Or cut into strips and dunk in some unsweetened almond milk!!

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Keto Cinnamon Swirl Mini Bagels

Bagels are usually super dense and sometimes hard to chew! Well these are a cross between a bagel in chewiness and a donut in softness…..and shape😊

Investing in a doughnut pan is worth it since you can also make Cinnamon sugar donuts OR Chocolate covered donuts with it too!

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Keto Cinnamon Swirl Mini Bagels

1/4 cup coconut oil, melted and cooled

5 large eggs

1/4 cup coconut flour

1/4 cup Bobs red mill whey protein powder

1/2 tsp salt

1 tsp baking powder

1 tsp xanthan gum

Cinnamon swirl ingredients:

2 tsp ground cinnamon

1 tsp liquid stevia

1 tsp heavy cream

2 tsp water

Preheat oven to 375F . Whisk oil and eggs together. Add rest of ingredients and whisk well until smooth. Put into a WELL greased donut pan. Prepare cinnamon swirl in a small bowl. Dot on top of batter and swirl with a knife. Bake 15 minutes.

Cool in pan 5 minutes then remove.

They are best kept in the fridge. Toast it up to warm it up!!

Per mini bagel:

13g fat

8g protein

2.9g carb

1.7g fiber


Low Carb Biscuits & Gravy

If you are from the Midwest, or the South, you grew up with biscuits and gravy!

Now the gravy that I prefer is a sausage gravy, even though you CAN use ground beef, I don’t like it that way.

Make the biscuits 1st, then start the gravy once you get them in the oven.

This recipe is for 1 to 2 servings and can easily be doubled with successful results.

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Low Carb Biscuits & Gravy

1 batch 5 Ingredient Keto Biscuits

1/2 lb breakfast sausage

3/4 cup heavy cream

1/4 c water

1/4 tsp xanthan gum

Brown and crumble meat in a skillet.

Whisk in heavy cream and water.

Bring to a simmer.

Whisk in xanthan gum.

Simmer until thickened.

Serve over my 5 ingredient low carb biscuits!


Chewy Low Carb Chocolate Chip Cookies

Here is a quick, one bowl, no mixer required cookie recipe that is nut free, gluten free, and sugar free!!

They turn out super moist and chewy and would be a great base for many different additions! Think…..nuts, cacao nibs, dried fruit….😋

They are very unique but definitely curb the cookie cravings quickly!

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Chewy Low Carb Chocolate Chip Cookies

2 large eggs

1/2 stick unsalted butter; softened
1/3 c erithrytol

1/4 tsp stevia

1 tsp vanilla

1/3 c + 3 Tbsp coconut flour

1 Tbsp unflavored grass fed gelatin

1/2 tsp baking soda

Pinch salt

1/2 c sugar free Chocolate chips

Preheat oven to 350F

Line your baking sheet with parchment or a silpat.

In a medium bowl, whisk eggs till frothy.

Add vanilla extract, sweeteners and butter. Whisk well.

Add flour gelatin, baking soda, salt. Mix well till dough forms.

Drop by tablespoonfuls and flatten to 1/2″ thick.

Bake 8-10 minutes. They will not brown very much.

Do not overcook.

Store on counter up to 3 days, or fridge for 5.

Yield approx. 1 dozen.


Low Carb Chocolate Breakfast Bread

This is a great replacement to curb your cravings for chocolate, cake, donuts and sweets you may want for breakfast…..or even a snack!!

Loaded with healthy fat, super moist and minimal crumbles, this breakfast bread can be jazzed up with chocolate chips if you want❤

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Low Carb Chocolate Breakfast Bread

1/3 cup creamy unsweetened almond butter

1 Tbsp coconut oil

2 Tbsp Keto Mock Maple Syrup

2 Tbsp Greek/or Skyr Yogurt (for dairy free use unsweetened applesauce)

2 Tbsp Keto Brown Sugar

1 Tbsp unsweetened almond milk

1/2 tsp vanilla extract

3 Tbsp almond flour

2 Tbsp cocoa powder

1/2 tsp baking soda

1/4 tsp baking powder

1/4 tsp salt

Preheat oven to 375F

Melt oil & almond butter in saucepan with a whisk. Add the rest of the ingredients EXCEPT egg.

Whisk well.

Add egg.

Whisk well.

Spread into a parchment lined 8×11 bread pan.

Bake 20 min until toothpick inserted in middle comes out clean.

Makes 8 servings.

6g carb per serving

Add additional 2g carb per serving with applesauce sub.