Keto Carrot Cake Muffins

a pan of Keto Cream Cheese Filled Carrot Muffins

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These cream cheese filled carrot cake Keto muffins are great grab-and-go snacks that have just 3g net carbs each.


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Cream Cheese Filling:

  • 4 oz cream cheese, softened
  • 2 tablespoons Swerve Granular
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract

Muffin Batter:

  • 1/3 cup coconut flour
  • 2 tablespoons Isopure protein powder
  • 1/3 cup almond flour
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon pumpkin spice
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 cup butter, softened
  • 5 tablespoons Swerve Granular
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 3 large eggs
  • 2 tablespoons heavy whipping cream
  • 2 oz (1 medium carrot) grated carrot


  • 1/4 cup chopped pecans



Step 1.  Pre-Heat oven to 350 degrees F.  Spray or line a muffin pan.  You can use a large muffin pan (3 inch wide wells) and make 6 muffins, or use a standard muffin pan (2 1/2 inch wide wells) and make 9 muffins.pre-heat

Step 2.  In a medium-sized bowl, use an electric mixer to beat together filling cream cheese, sweetener, and vanilla until smooth.  Refrigerate until you are ready to use it.step 2 beat together the cream cheese filling ingerdients

Step 3.  In a medium-sized bowl, mix together coconut flour, protein powder, almond flour, baking powder, pumpkin spice, ginger, and salt.step 3 mix together the dry ingredients

Step 4.  In a large bowl, use an electric mixer to cream together butter, sweetener, and vanilla until light and fluffy, 1-2 minutes.step 5 cream together butter and sweetener

Step 5.  Beat 1 egg into the butter mixture.  Beat in 1/3 of the dry mixture, then 1 egg, then 1/3 of the dry, then 1 egg, and the remaining dry mixture.step 5 beat in remaining ingredients

Step 6.  Mix in heavy whipping cream and grated carrot.step 6 mix in cream and carrots

Step 7.  Fill the wells of the muffin pan halfway up with batter.  Add a spoonful of filling to the middle of each well.  Top with the remaining batter.step 7 fill the wells of the muffin pan

Step 8.  Sprinkle chopped pecans on top and gently press them into the tops of the batter.step 8 sprinkle nuts on top

Step 9.  Bake for 25-30 minutes until the tops of the muffins are firm and nuts are lightly browned.step 9 bake the carrot muffins for 25-30 minutes



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