Keto Pumpkin Muffins with Cream Cheese Filling

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These keto pumpkin muffins already look amazing, but they’re concealing a sweet secret. Each one is stuffed with cream cheese frosting.  This is a fun breakfast idea that you could serve up with some keto coffee.

Keto Pumpkin Muffins with Cream Cheese Filling

I know it seems a bit early to be posting a pumpkin-based recipe, but honestly, these are just too good to wait!  It feels a bit like having your dessert for breakfast, but they’re high in fat and low in carbs.  Even kids gobble these up.

Yields 12 servings of Keto Pumpkin Muffins with Cream Cheese Filling

The Preparation

Cream Cheese Filling:

  • 6 ounces cream cheese, softened
  • 3 tablespoons powdered erythritol
  • 1 tablespoon heavy cream
  • ½ teaspoon vanilla extract

Pumpkin Muffins:

  • 2 cups almond flour
  • ½ cup erythritol
  • ¼ cup unflavored whey protein powder
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 2 teaspoons pumpkin pie spice
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 2 large eggs
  • ½ cup pumpkin puree
  • ¼ cup butter, melted
  • ¼ cup unsweetened almond milk
  • ½ teaspoon vanilla extract

The Execution

1. Mix all of the cream cheese filling ingredients until a smooth batter forms.

Keto Pumpkin Muffins with Cream Cheese Filling
2. Preheat the oven to 325F and line a muffin tin with paper liners. You could also use silicone. In a medium bowl, whisk together the almond flour, sweetener, protein powder, baking powder, pumpkin pie spice, and salt.

Keto Pumpkin Muffins with Cream Cheese Filling
3. Mix in the eggs, pumpkin puree, melted butter, almond milk, and vanilla extract. Mix until well combined.

Keto Pumpkin Muffins with Cream Cheese Filling
4. Add a spoonful of batter into each muffin well, then use a spoon to create a dent for the cream cheese filling in each muffin. Add spoonfuls of filling to the center of each, then top the muffins with a little more batter.

Keto Pumpkin Muffins with Cream Cheese Filling
5. Bake for 25 minutes, or until the muffins are cooked in the middle. Allow to cool before removing the muffins from the tray.

Keto Pumpkin Muffins with Cream Cheese Filling

This makes a total of 12 servings of Keto Pumpkin Muffins with Cream Cheese Filling. Each serving comes out to be 217.14 Calories, 19.47g Fats, 3.56g Net Carbs, and 7.65g Protein.

Keto Pumpkin Muffins with Cream Cheese FillingCaloriesFats(g)Carbs(g)Fiber(g)Net Carbs(g)Protein(g)
Cream Cheese Filling:
6 ounces cream cheese595599.409.410
3 tablespoons powdered erythritol000000
1 tablespoon heavy cream515.40.400.40.4
½ teaspoon vanilla600.300.30
Totals65264.410.1010.110.4
Per Serving(/12)50.155.370.8400.840.87
Pumpkin Muffins:
2 cups almond flour129711248282047
½ cup erythritol000000
¼ cup unflavored whey protein powder850.41.50.80.719
2 teaspoons baking powder4.802.602.60
2 teaspoons pumpkin pie spice11.60.42.40.51.90.2
2 large eggs1439.50.700.713
½ cup pumpkin puree420.39.93.66.31.3
¼ cup butter407460000.5
¼ cup unsweetened almond milk7.50.60.30.20.10.3
½ teaspoon vanilla extract600.300.30
Totals2003.9169.265.733.132.681.3
Per Serving(/12)166.9914.15.482.762.726.78
Keto Pumpkin Muffins with Cream Cheese Filling

This makes a total of 12 servings of Keto Pumpkin Muffins with Cream Cheese Filling. Each serving comes out to be 217.14 Calories, 19.47g Fats, 3.56g Net Carbs, and 7.65g Protein.

The Preparation

    Cream Cheese Filling:
  • 6 ounces cream cheese, softened
  • 3 tablespoons powdered erythritol
  • 1 tablespoon heavy cream
  • ½ teaspoon vanilla extract
  • Pumpkin Muffins:
  • 2 cups almond flour
  • ½ cup erythritol
  • ¼ cup unflavored whey protein powder
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 2 teaspoons pumpkin pie spice
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 2 large eggs
  • ½ cup pumpkin puree
  • ¼ cup butter, melted
  • ¼ cup unsweetened almond milk
  • ½ teaspoon vanilla extract

The Execution

  1. Mix all of the cream cheese filling ingredients until a smooth batter forms.
  2. Preheat the oven to 325F and line a muffin tin with paper liners. You could also use silicone.
  3. In a medium bowl, whisk together the almond flour, sweetener, protein powder, baking powder, pumpkin pie spice, and salt.
  4. Mix in the eggs, pumpkin puree, melted butter, almond milk, and vanilla extract. Mix until well combined.
  5. Add a spoonful of batter into each muffin well, then use a spoon to create a dent for the cream cheese filling in each muffin. Add spoonfuls of filling to the center of each, then top the muffins with a little more batter.
  6. Bake for 25 minutes, or until the muffins are cooked in the middle. Allow to cool before removing the muffins from the tray.
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