When it comes to mouth-watering, delicious and comforting desserts, cupcakes definitely hit the top of the list. Regardless of how the day has been, you’d agree that a bite is all it takes to make it all better.
And since like other sweet things, cupcakes are usually loaded with sugar, they are unfit for a low carb or ketogenic diet. That doesn’t mean you can’t satisfy your sweet tooth and still stay healthy at the same time.
Luckily, the ketogenic diet also has its fair share of delicious cupcakes that are sugar-free, low carb and weight loss friendly. Here are irresistible low carb cupcake recipes you can enjoy.
Don’t worry. You don’t need to have special cooking skills to make these. They’re pretty easy to prepare.
These keto cupcakes are so good, they’re sure to make even non-keto dieters feel jealous.
15 low carb keto cupcakes
1) Keto Chocolate Mud Cake Muffins
The chocolatey goodness of these cupcakes topped with vanilla cream and raspberries is one of the best keto desserts you could ever have. It’s pretty simple and is sure to satisfy your sweet cravings every time.
All you need to get this done is just 30 minutes of your spare time and a couple of keto ingredients you already have lying around at home. Each cupcake contains only 2g net carbs.
2) Easy vanilla keto cupcakes
Whether you’re planning to make these for a party or any special occasion, or just to enjoy at home, these vanilla keto cupcakes are sure to deliver.
The bunches of yummy goodness come together in only about 30 minutes as well and deliver only 3g net carbs per serving. Even your kids are sure to love this.
3) Low carb vanilla cupcakes with chocolate frosting
The soft, fluffy texture is what you want to feel when you bite into a well-made dessert like this. And combined with the delicious taste of the chocolate frosting, this is something you’d want to keep trying over and over again.
These low carb cupcakes made with almond flour and vanilla extract are pretty easy to make as well and come together in less than 30 minutes. And each serving delivers only 4g net carbs.
4) Healthy Low-Carb Blueberry Cupcakes
Apart from being highly nutritious and one of the best fruits you can enjoy on a low carb diet, blueberries also have a great taste that makes them a wonderful addition to a lot of desserts.
These low carb blueberry cupcakes are rich in all the right flavours and is sure to hit your cravings in the right spot. And you could easily whip this up in less than 30 minutes as well. Each serving contains only 2.8g net carbs.
5) Keto Chocolate Cupcakes with Buttercream Frosting
These delicious keto cupcakes feature a nice chocolate cupcake with orange-coloured buttercream frosting. It’s full of good taste and has a great texture as well. You can pretty much enjoy these anytime.
Each serving contains only 3g net carbs and can be prepared pretty easily. A must try.
6) Coconut Cupcakes
You don’t need to cheat on your diet to enjoy all the good stuff. These keto coconut cupcakes are made with a combination of coconut flour and almond meal and are also topped with shredded coconut.
Basically, it’s the cupcake reincarnation of coconut heaven. It’s rich in great taste and won’t throw you off ketosis.
7) Salted Caramel Keto Cupcakes
This salted caramel keto cupcake is sure to satisfy your sweet tooth any day. It is made with a nice vanilla cupcake layer, cream cheese topping and a nice scoop of keto-friendly caramel sauce.
There’s no going wrong with these. And at only 4.6g net carbs per serving, I don’t see how anyone can say no.
8) Low Carb Chocolate Mocha Cupcakes
These low carb mocha cupcakes are the perfect chocolate combo. This recipe features a nice chocolate cupcake with sugar-free chocolate chips inside. Each bite is full of flavour and is sure to keep you happy.
Thankfully, each serving is just under 5g net carbs, so you don’t have to worry about anything. Just whip these up in a couple of minutes and enjoy.
9) Keto coconut lime cupcakes
These yummy low carb dessert features a nice coconut cupcake layer with lime cream frosting. It is one combination that is sure to come out right. The cupcakes hold firm and deliver a good texture and a great taste as well.
You could easily prepare a batch of these when you have a bunch of guests coming around and they would be wowed. With just about 30 minutes of prep time needed and delivering a tiny 1g net carbs per serving, this keto cupcake is one you can’t afford to miss out on.
10) Keto Red Velvet Cupcakes
Red velvet cupcakes with cream cheese frosting are always a classic. This keto friendly version tastes just as good, if not better, and won’t throw you out of ketosis. You won’t be missing the carbs here.
Luckily, you can whip this up in only about 30 minutes and each serving contains only 2g of carbs. Whether you prefer enjoying these for Christmas, or the 4th of july or just any regular day, these keto red velvet cupcakes will make your day.
11) Chocolate Chip Cupcakes with Chocolate-Vanilla Swirl Frosting
This chocolate vanilla combo is one that will keep you talking about it for days. It features a delicious cupcake with low carb chocolate chips, topped with a sugar-free and diary free chocolate vanilla swirl frosting.
It packs a great taste, while keeping things low carb. This is one dessert no one would even believe is keto friendly. With just about 25 minutes prep time and a little chill time, you could enjoy these too.
12) Chocolate Chip Cupcakes With Peanut Butter Icing
Usually enjoying this much chocolatey goodness with peanut butter would overload you with sugar, but not this time. This delicious chocolate cupcake with chocolate chips inside and topped with peanut butter frosting is one you can enjoy guilt free and without worry.
At only 5g net carbs per serving, they are keto-friendly as well and can be prepared in just about 40 minutes or less.
13) Zevia Keto Ginger Ale Cupcakes
Enjoy the health, nutritional and tasty benefits of ginger ale with these zevia ginger ale cupcakes. Made with a coconut and almond flour mix, a nice cream cheese frosting and then topped with pecans, it delivers a nice combination of yummy and healthy.
And at only 3g net carbs per serving, you have nothing to be worried about.
14) Gluten Free & Keto Carrot Cupcakes
These sugar-free, gluten-free carrot cupcakes with cream cheese frosting and pecans are moist, packed with all the right flavours and highly nutritious. It’s all the good stuff, but without the guilt.
It takes only about 30 minutes to prepare these and a serving delivers only 5g net carbs.
15) Super Moist Keto Pumpkin Spice Muffins
These low carb pumpkin cupcakes will make you miss the fall season. Made with pumpkin puree and pumpkin spice, coconut oil and more, they come out super moist and super delicious.
The flavour is far from boring and it makes a great snack or dessert anytime. They are super easy to prepare as well and come together in less than an hour. One serving contains only 5g net carbs.
So whenever you’re in the mood for some delicious keto dessert to enjoy, these low carb cupcakes definitely have your back. They’re all keto friendly, containing only 5g net carbs or less, and can be enjoyed anytime.
In this case I guess it’s safe to say that you can literally eat your cake and have it.
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