Keto Mocha Protein Cupcakes

You may ask yourself, “How could my coffee game get ANY better?” I have just the answer for you☕
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!

Visit here to pick up a canister of your own at 15% off!

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 “No Pretzel” Salad

It is one of those desserts that always popped up at family reunions, Thanksgiving and sometimes Christmas. With its jello top layer, cool whip inner layer and pretzel bottom it was salty and sweet and delicious!

Now with my keto version you can have 2nds and feel zero guilt! Plus it is gluten free and is the perfect blend of sweetness!

All of this was created with my favorite jel dessert by Simply Delish! I chose a flavor that would pair with a keto fruit……raspberry!

You HAVE to get some for yourself because the old sugar free jello at the store will not cut it! You want the fresh taste that Simply Delush gives to this wonderful dessert!

Visit HERE to order some and save 10%!!

Keto Raspberry “No Pretzel” Salad

Its a keto version of the retro "salad" dessert topped with raspberries and raspberry jel instead of strawberry!
Prep Time 1 hr
1 d 1 hr
Course Dessert, Desserts, keto, low carb
Cuisine American

Ingredients
  

Crust

  • 1 cup almond flour
  • 3 tbsp monkfruit sweetener/or erithrytol
  • 1/8 tsp maple extract
  • Pinch of stevia; powdered
  • 3 tbsp butter; softened

Whipped Cream

  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 3 tbsp confectioners erythritol
  • 8 drops liquid monkfruit/stevia

Cream Cheese Layer

  • 1 cup monkfruit sweetener/or erithrytol
  • 3 tbsp allulose sweetener
  • 4 oz cream cheese; softened

Raspberry Layer

  • 2 pkg Simply Delish Raspberry Jel prepared and cooled to room temperature
  • 8 oz fresh raspberries or frozen completely thawed and drained

Instructions
 

Crust

  • Preheat oven to 350F.
  • In a large bowl mix almond flour, monkfruit, extract and stevia.
  • Cut butter into all until coarse crumbs. Press into 8×8 pan lined with parchment paper.
  • Bake 10 minutes until golden brown. Cool completely.

Whipped Cream

  • Put all ingredients into a large bowl.
  • Whip until soft peaks form. Set aside.

Cream Cheese Layer

  • In a large mixing bowl whip cream cheese and sweeteners until smooth.
  • Fold in whipped cream until smooth.
  • Spread over cooled crust. Cover and put in fridge to cool and set.

Raspberry Layer

  • Stir in half of the raspberries in to the cooled, prepared jel.
  • Spread over chilled cream cheese layer.
  • Dot with remaining raspberries.
  • Cover and store in fridge overnight or at least 8 hours to completely set and flavors to meld.
  • Store up to 5 days in airtight container.
Keyword allulose, almond flour, cream cheese, erythritol, keto, low carb brownie, stevia

Low Carb Pumpkin Crunch Muffins

Pumpkin season can happen anytime with the invention of canned pumpkin. I especially start cranking out the pumpkin recipes for fall season and enjoy the warm spices then so much more!

I have created a sugar free, gluten free, keto, low carb pumpkin muffin that you will be so enthralled with! It is moist with a crunchy topping that REALLY sets it apart from other muffins you may have had!

They are NOT dry or crumbly at all and you will be sharing the recipe with all of your friends because it is THAT GOOD!!

Don’t forget to get some of these tulip cupcake liners as it allows for your muffin to rise up and get that bakery style feel!

If not, then I recommend you go with filling the muffin cups half full to allow room for the topping and rise.

Low Carb Pumpkin Crunch Muffins

Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 25 mins
Course Breakfast, Snacks
Cuisine Country Style

Ingredients
  

Crunch Topping

  • 1/2 cup almond flour
  • 1/3 cup Keto Brown Sugar
  • 1 tbsp ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 cup softened butter
  • 1/3 cup Purely Elizabeth Keto Granola Clusters

Muffin Batter

  • 1/2 cup coconut flour
  • 1/4 cup almond flour
  • 1/2 tbsp pumpkin spice
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/3 cup keto brown sugar
  • 2 tbsp allulose sweetener
  • 4 large eggs warmed to room temperature
  • 1 cup canned PURE PUMPKIN puree – NOT pie filling
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract

Instructions
 

Crunch Topping

  • Mix all ingredients together EXCEPT granola.
  • Using a fork, work in the softened butter by stirring and mashing.
  • Once incorporated, stir in the keto granola. Set aside.

Muffin Batter

  • Preheat oven to 375F.
  • Add all ingredients to a large bowl and whisk well.
  • Line a muffin tin with liners or grease.
  • Fill lined or greased muffin wells 3/4 full with batter.
  • Crumble topping over all muffin batter using it all, distributing evenly among cups.
  • Bake 20-25 minutes until toothpick tested clean.
  • Cool completely before storing in the fridge up to 5 days.
  • Can be frozen and thawed on counter for meal prepping.
Keyword almond flour, baked, coconut flour, gluten free, keto, keto granola, keto muffin, low carb dessert, low carb muffin, lowcarb, muffin, pumpkin, pumpkin muffiin

Keto Brownie Pudding Delight

Pair some sugar free pudding with my low carb fudgy brownies and you get the most luscious dessert ever! It is gently balanced with a touch of cream cheese and whipped cream and oh so lovely!

It does take some time to make the layers but it comes together easily and will be well worth it!

I take you through making my own fudgy brownies then making each layer! It is perfect for a regular treat or to take to a get together or picnic!

Keto Brownie Pudding Delight

This decadent dessert will knock your socks off! Perfect for sharing and taking to a potluck!
Prep Time 40 mins
Cook Time 30 mins
Course Desserts
Cuisine American
Servings 12 servings

Ingredients
  

Keto Brownie Layer

  • 10 tbsp butter; softened
  • 3/4 cup confectioners erythritol no substitute
  • 1/4 cup cocoa powder
  • 2 large eggs room temperature
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup fine almond flour
  • 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/3 cup Choc Zero Sugar Free chocolate chips

Chocolate Pudding Layer

  • 1 box Simply Delish Chocolate Pudding
  • 1 1/4 cup unsweetened almond milk
  • 1/2 cup heavy whipping cream

Whipped Cream Layer

  • 1 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 1/4 cup confectioners erythritol
  • 10 drops liquid monkfruit/stevia
  • 1/4 tsp vanilla extract

Cream Cheese Layer

  • 1/2 of prepared whipped cream
  • 4 oz cream cheese; softened
  • 1/4 cup confectioners erythritol

Instructions
 

Keto Brownie Layer

  • Preheat oven to 350F. Line an 8×8 pan with parchment paper, set aside.
  • In a medium saucepan on medium heat, melt butter and confectioners erythritol and whisk until well combined.
  • Now whisk in the cocoa powder until smooth. Remove from heat and let sit 5 minutes.
  • Now whisk in the vanilla and eggs one at a time until a very smooth batter is made with a shiny top.
  • Now whisk in the almond flour and baking powder. All batter should be very smooth.
  • Stir in 1/2 of the sugar free chocolate chips. Spread in prepared pan. Sprinkle other half of chips over the top.
    Bake for 20 minutes. It should be set in the middle.
  • Cool for 5 minutes then gently press down with the bottom of a jar or other flat bottomed glass. Not to hard, just enough to compress a little and make completely even. Set aside to coo for at least 30 minutes before adding on other layers.

Chocolate Pudding Layer

  • With an electric mixer, whip up pudding mix with almond milk and heavy cream for 2 minutes. Set a timer if you need to because 2 minutes is needed.
  • Put in fridge to set before using in layering.

Whipped Cream Layer

  • Put heavy cream, confectioners erythritol, monkfruit/stevia drops and vanilla in a large bowl.
  • Whip until medium peaks/semi soft peaks are formed,
  • Put half of the whipped cream in a small bowl and set aside in fridge.
  • Using the bowl with the remaining whipped cream in it, Go to cream cheese layer step.

Cream Cheese Layer

  • With remaining whipped cream add in cream cheese and confectioners erythritol.
  • Mix until smooth and combined.

Assembly of dessert

  • On top of the brownie layer, plop the cream cheese mixture around in different spots. This allows you to cover the entire brownie surface without tearing it up. Simply "join" the plops together gently spreading it around.
  • Next, do the same thing with the pudding layer! Place plops of pudding over the cream cheese layer.
  • Lastly top with plops of the reserved whipped cream and connect together spreading gently.
  • Optional topping would be a drizzle of Choc Zero Sugar Free Chocolate Syrup and chocolate chips/or shavings!
  • Store tightly covered in the fridge for up to 5 days. Can not be frozen successfully due to the whipped cream. Layers can be made up to 2 days in advance then assembled the day of serving if needed for best presentation. Whipped cream is best the day of and will slowly deflate but still taste good a few days after.
Keyword brownie, brownie dessert, chocolate dessert, chocolate pudding, chocolate pudding dessert, cream cheese, gluten free, keto, keto brownie, keto dessert, low carb brownie, low carb dessert, no sugar added, simply delish natural, sugar free dessert, truffle

Keto Caramel Bacon Brownies

You know it sounds odd having bacon in a dessert, but the bacon is really set to a different level with this combination of salty, decadent caramel and fudgy brownie❤

The steps are simple for these gems and it comes together easily…..if you have patience!

I make my bacon ahead of time and then let the caramel simmer as I make the brownies❤

Keto Caramel Bacon Brownies

The sweet and salty come together in this fantastically decadent, fudgy brownie that has the smokiness of bacon to complement the sweet of the caramel and the chocolate!
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 1 hr 45 mins
Course Desserts
Cuisine American

Ingredients
  

Brownies

  • 8 tbsp butter (1 stick)
  • 2 tbsp bacon grease
  • 1/4 cup cocoa powder
  • 1/4 cup allulose
  • 1/2 cup confectioners erythritol
  • 2 large eggs room temperature
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 2 tbsp Choc zero caramel syrup
  • 1/2 cup fine ground almond flour
  • 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/3 cup Choc Zero sugar free chocolate chips
  • 4 slices bacon cooked crisp; chopped fine

Caramel Sauce

  • 6 tbsp butter
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 1/3 cup granulated allulose sweetener

Instructions
 

Brownies

  • Preheat oven to 350F and line an 8×8 pan with parchment paper.
  • In small pan melt butter and bacon grease. Stir in allulose and confectioners erythritol. Whisk well. Now add in the cocoa powder. Whisk well.
  • Cool 5 minutes. Whisk in 2 eggs. Then add in vanilla, baking powder and almond flour.
  • Stir in half of the chocolate chips. Spread into parchment lined pan. Drizzle with Choc Zero Caramel syrup. Sprinkle with HALF of the bacon pieces and remaining chocolate chips.
  • Bake 20 minutes. Cool completely.

Caramel Sauce

  • Melt butter in a small saucepan stirring constantly.
  • Once butter has melted, then foamed up it will start to turn brown. Keep stirring until golden brown.
  • Quickly add in the heavy cream and allulose. Stir well.
  • Let simmer on lowest burner setting for 45-50 minutes. Check on it occasionally and stir until thickened.
  • Remove from heat and pour into a jar.
  • Let sit 30-40 minutes before using. You can put in fridge to thicken quicker.

Brownie Assembly

  • After brownies have cooled and caramel has thickened, drizzle caramel over all of the brownies. Sprinkle with remaining bacon crumbles. Store in the fridge in an airtight container for up to 1 week.
Keyword almond flour, bacon, bacon brownie, bacon chocolate, baked, brownie, caramel, chocolate caramel, keto, keto caramel, keto caramel brownie, low carb brownie, low carb caramel

Keto Creamsicle Dream

Happy National Creamsicle Day🍊🍦

Every year on this day, one of the most famous frozen desserts in history is honored, and just in time, since we are in the middle of the hottest month of the year.

My honor is in the form of this very decadent
Keto Creamsicle Dream❤ that features Simply Delish Natural ‘s orange jel dessert!

Today is the perfect day to indulge in a cool, sweet creamy orange treat, wether on a stick or in a dish!
Make this treat today!!

Keto Creamsicle Dream

Find the taste and creaminess of an orange creamsicle in this keto, low carb, sugar free, no bake delight dessert!!
Prep Time 10 mins
resting time 2 hrs
Course Desserts
Cuisine American

Ingredients
  

  • 1 pkg Simply Delish Sugar Free ORANGE JEL
  • 1/3 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 5 drops monkfruit/stevia droos
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract

Instructions
 

  • In a large mixing bowl prepare orange jel.
  • Pour half into dessert dishes or bowls. Reserve other half in bowl.
  • Let sit at room temperature for 1 hour,
  • In a separate bowl mix heavy cream with the vanilla extract and monkfruit/stevia drops until soft peaks form.
  • Now add the reserved jel, after 1 hour rest time, to the whipped cream and mix well until completely combined.
  • Pour over jel in dishes.
  • Put in fridge for 2 hours minimum to set before eating.

Notes

Visit here to get your box of Simply Delish Orange Sugar Free Jel
Visit here to get my favorite monkfruit/stevia drops
Visit here for my favorite vanilla extract
Keyword gluten free, keto, keto dessert, keto jello, low carb dessert, orange, simply delish natural

Low Carb Sausage & Pancake DIppers

You know the little pancake and sausage dippers you would get in the frozen section?

I remember from the 80s, since you know I am an 80s kid, lol. Well this could also be a to-go version of pancakes and sausage together as well if you are not having the nostalgia like me!

These come together in the blender and will be perfect for quick morning on-the-go breakfasts when you need something more than a smoothie or bar…. you need some MEAT and FAT to carry you till lunch! This packs it all into a little muffin size punch!

To reheat, I recommend the oven on 350 for 5-8 minutes. The microwave will make these rubbery….. just a warning!

If you are looking for more low carb recipes you can make ahead, check out my 2nd cookbook, “Chaffles, Cast Iron and The Crock” here for 86 more!

Low Carb Sausage and Pancake Dippers

Get a meat and pancake punch in the morning with these to-go version of a breakfast combo fave! Freeze some individually up to 3 months and re-heat as needed. Microwave is NOT recommended for these.
Prep Time 20 mins
Cook Time 25 mins
Total Time 45 mins
Course Breakfast, Snacks
Cuisine American
Servings 12 muffins

Ingredients
  

  • 1/3 lb breakfast sausage browned & crumbled/ or 6 small links cooked & chopped fine
  • 4 lg eggs
  • 1/4 cup monkfruit sweetener/or erithrytol
  • 1/4 tsp stevia
  • 1/4 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/4 tsp maple extract
  • 1/4 cup coconut flour
  • 1/4 cup butter / or coconut oil for dairy free melted
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp ground cinnamon

Optional if batter is too thick

  • 1/3 cup water

Instructions
 

  • Preheat oven to 375F. Grease a 12 cup muffin tin well or use silicone muffin cups.
  • In a blender add eggs, monkfruit and extracts. Blend until smooth.
  • Add in coconut flour, butter, baking powder, salt and cinnamon. Blend. Let sit 10 minutes.
  • NOW add water if batter is too thick and blend again. Scrape down sides as you blend to incorporate everything.
  • Add batter to muffin tins by scooping with a cookie scoop, or 2 tbsp per well.
  • Evenly distribute the sausage crumbles/pieces amongst all muffin wells. Push down a bit so they are in the batter.
  • Bake 25-30 minutes until toothpick tested clean.
  • Cool in pan 10 minutes before enjoying with some Keto maple syrup!
  • These keep well as a meal prep option! Warm in a 350F oven for 8 minutes. Microwave is not recommended.

Notes

Here is my recipe for making your own Keto Maple Syrup!
Keyword baked, coconut flour

Keto Baked French Toast

This is a way to have cake for breakfast and add in some protein with eggs!

It is a 2 part process, but goes quick once you are done with the baking. I recommend an 8 inch cast iron skillet as I used, but if for some reason you do not have one, you can go with a pie pan, glass preferred.

DO NOT FORGET to line your skillet or pie plate with parchment paper. Greasing it simply will not get out the cake after baking. DO NOT SKIP LINING WITH PARCHMENT! Ok, I will quit shouting, lol!

If you love cast iron as much as I do, then you would absolutely LOVE my 2nd cookbook “Chaffles Cast Iron and The Crock” !!

Get your copy here in my shop! I currently have hard copies OR e-book downloadable versions.

Keto Baked French Toast

Take french toast to a new level with this keto breakfast cake you fry up like bread! The crispy outside gives it a taste like doughnts!
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Total Time 30 mins
Course Breakfast
Cuisine French
Servings 2 servings

Ingredients
  

  • 4 tbsp butter; melted
  • 4 tbsp heavy cream
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1/4 cup coconut flour
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 2 tbsp monkfruit sweetener/or erithrytol

Dip Mixture for frying

  • 1 large egg whisked
  • 1 tbsp heavy cream
  • 1/2 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract

Instructions
 

  • Preheat oven to 350F.
  • Prepare your 8 inch cast iron skillet OR pie plate/pan by greasing AND lining with parchment paper.
  • In a medium bowl whisk all of the breakfast cake ingredients and pour into prepared pan.
  • Bake 15 minutes for skillet or 10 minutes for pie pan. You want it golden brown and toothpick tested clean in the middle.
  • Cut into 4 pieces or 6 pieces.
  • Whisk dip ingredients in medium bowl in beginning. Pour out onto a dinner plate.
  • Preheat a skillet over medium heat.
  • Melt 1 tbsp butter in skillet.
  • Being gentle, dip 1 piece into the dip mixture and fry in an 2 min each side as you would french toast.
  • Serve with butter and keto maple syrup.
  • Leftovers can be re-heated in the toaster.
Keyword baked, coconut flour

scotch pancake muffin with butter and maple syrup

Low Carb Scotch Pancake Muffins

I do love a good pancake and have made them before here in the blender, and here in a bowl and here in a cast iron skillet…….BUT NOT IN A MUFFIN PAN yet!

Here is a light and fluffy pancake muffin that gets baked and then cooled to warm before enjoying! You can double the recipe and make a large batch. Once recipe makes about 12 muffins. Don’t forget to get some of my Keto Maple Syrup to top them with!

scotch pancake muffin with butter and keto syrup

Low Carb Scotch Pancake Muffins

Make these up quick and go get something else done as they bake! Don't forget to top with plenty of butter and make up some of my Keto Maple Syrup to go on them! Approx. 1g carb each. This is general and will vary on your brand of flours used. I use Bobs Red Mill.
Cook Time 25 mins
Total Time 25 mins
Course Breakfast, Main Dish
Cuisine Scottish
Servings 6 servings

Ingredients
  

  • 2 large eggs
  • 1/2 cup powdered erythritol
  • 1/4 cup butter; melted
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp baking soda
  • 1 cup blaanched almond flour
  • 1 tbsp coconut flour
  • 1/3 cup water
  • 1/3 cup heavy cream
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp maple extract

Instructions
 

  • Preheat oven to 350F. Grease or line a 12 cup muffin pan.
  • Add eggs and powdered erithrytol to a large mixing bowl. Whisk then slowly pour in cooled, melted butter while whisking.
  • Add remaining ingredients and whisk well until smooth.
  • Let it sit 5-8 minutes to thicken.
  • Scoop into a prepared muffin pan. Bake 25-30 minutes. Toothpick tested done. Will be golden brown, not dark. If it is turning too dark too fast, tent with foil last half of baking time.
  • Store leftovers in fridge. Lasts up to 5 days. Reheat at 350F oven for 5 minutes.

Low Carb Chicken Bacon Ranch Casserole

This is one of those low carb recipes that most people find when they 1st go low carb. It is easy, tasty and come on……BACCCOOONNN!!

I use my Keto Ranch Dressing in it so go make some of that 1st and then you are set!

Low Carb Chicken Bacon Ranch Casserole

It matches all of the flavors that you love.....bacon, ranch and CHEESE!!
Prep Time 20 mins
Cook Time 40 mins
Total Time 1 hr
Course Main Dish
Cuisine American
Servings 4 servings

Ingredients
  

  • 2 lb chicken boneless, skinless, cubed
  • 8 oz cream cheese softened to room temperature
  • 1/4 cup sour cream
  • 1/3 cup LCWTC keto ranch dressing
  • 1/2 tsp onion powder
  • 1/2 tsp garlic powder
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp ground black pepper
  • 1 cup shredded cheddar
  • 1/2 cup crumbled bacon pre-cooked to crispy

Instructions
 

  • Preheat oven to 375F
  • Grease a 2 qt casserole dish and set aside.
  • In a medium bowl mix together cream cheese, sour cream, ranch dressing, onion powder, garlic powder until smooth.
  • Spread cubed, raw chicken breast evenly in the bottom of the casserole dish.
  • Spread cream cheese mixture in an even layer over chicken.
  • Top with shredded cheese and bake for 35 minutes.
  • Remove from oven and sprinkle with crumbled bacon and bake for additional 5 minutes.
  • Let it sit 8-10 minutes before serving. If your chicken gave off extra moisture, gently drain it off before serving.
  • Reheat leftovers in oven at 350F for 10 minutes......if you have any leftovers 🙂