Desserts/ Gluten Free/ Low Carb

Tiramisu Cupcakes (Coconut Flour)

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 Tiramisu cupcakes that are flavoured with coffee with a delicious dollop of cream on top.   At only 2g net carbs each one you can enjoy happily.

Oh where do I start with these….my favourite cupcakes to come out of my kitchen so far…but then again, anything slavered with cream and sprinkled with cocoa powder has my vote.  This was inspired by the goddess of all domestic things, being Martha Stewart.  I was drooling through her cupcake recipes and thought how could I make this suitable for gluten free, coconut flour? 

tiramisu cupcakes

So I used a coconut flour recipe for the cupcakes and slighty changed it for my own selfish, Tiramisu wanting needs.    No need for my Chief Taster on this on as I give them the personal “omg!” thumbs up.   He was lucky to taste these as I guarded them like a Tigress over her cubs.

As with regular tiramisu you could add coffee liqueur to them if you wished.  Add a couple tablespoons to the coffee dip.   Feel free to take this and add your own tiramisu spin to this.   

tiramisu cupcakes

I remade these recently as part of my improve the old rubbish photos for my older recipes and kicked myself for not making them again sooner.  They are just delicious.  I will recommend that you taste the coffee mixture before you pour it over the cupcakes as mine was as strong as five espressos and a bit bitter for other people’s taste.  So that’s why the lovely team at my vets didn’t get to taste test them.  They may have been a bit too wired.   

tiramisu cupcakes

I sent the Chief Taster a photo of my recent tiramisu cupcakes and was told to stop it.  The lack of my baking is starting to hurt him.  I suspect when he picks me up from the airport there will be a clutter of baking tins and ingredients in the back of the car!


tiramisu cupcake

Tiramisu Cupcakes

5 from 4 votes
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Course: Cupcakes, Desserts
Servings: 8 Cupcakes
Calories: 206kcal
Author: Angela Coleby


  • 3 medium eggs
  • 1/4 cup (56g) melted butter or coconut oil
  • 1/2 cup (113g) coconut milk
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/4 cup erythritol
  • 1/4 cup (28g) coconut flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt


  • 1 tablespoon coffee strong or espresso
  • 2-3 teaspoons erythritol
  • 1/2 cup (60g) double cream
  • 100 grams mascarpone cheese
  • 1 tablespoon cocoa powder


  • Preheat the oven to 180C/350F degrees.
  • Beat the eggs well, stir in the melted buter, coconut milk and vanilla. In a separate bowl mix the dry ingredients.
  • Stir the dry ingredients into the wet and mix well. If the batter seems too thick add more coconut milk). It should resemble cake/pancake batter.
  • Place the batter into cupcake cases 3/4 of the way up and bake for 20 minutes until the tops spring back lightly when touched.
  • Remove and cool in the pan.
  • Mix the coffee and erythritol together until dissolved. Pour over the cupcakes and let stand for 30 minutes.
  • Whip the double cream and then mix with the mascarpone. Spread over the cupcakes as a topping.
  • Dust with the cocoa powder and keep in the fridge until served.
  • Eat and enjoy!


Makes 8 cupcakes Nutritional Info per cupcake: 206 Calories, 20g Fat, 4g Protein, 4g Total Carbs, 2g Fibre, 2g Net Carbs


Calories: 206kcal
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    Tia Copeland
    May 17, 2019 at 11:53 pm

    Hello any substitute for erythritol? Perhaps using Swerve or Monk Fruti

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      Angela Coleby
      May 20, 2019 at 1:33 pm

      Either would be good. Xylitol if you don’t have animals in the house.

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    February 14, 2019 at 5:58 pm

    Oh…My….Goodness!!! Utterly fantastic, bordering on dangerously good! Instead I’d coffee, I used Starbucks Coffee Liqueur……decadent dessert you could serve to any guest you have. I used heavy cream to make the topping, the dusting of cocoa powder was the perfect touch to make it elegant looking. No one will believe it’s low carb! Thank you for this delightful recipe 🙌

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      Angela Coleby
      February 14, 2019 at 7:41 pm

      Glad you enjoyed it!

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    Kathy keith
    June 26, 2018 at 6:09 am

    Totally awesome 😀 .. these are delicious me and my boyfriend loved them .. thank you so much <3

    • Reply
      Angela Coleby
      June 26, 2018 at 6:39 am

      Thanks Kathy! Glad you enjoyed them!

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    Carine Passerat
    April 15, 2016 at 7:05 am

    sure we do! that would be full fat cream in fact ? (30% fat or so)

    • Reply
      Angela Coleby
      April 15, 2016 at 7:09 am

      Yes it is! Hope you enjoy the recipe. Happy baking!

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    Carine Passerat
    April 15, 2016 at 6:51 am

    Hi, what is double cream? any substitute for that as I’m not sure I can find it easily (I’m in Belgium). thanks!

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      Angela Coleby
      April 15, 2016 at 7:03 am

      Hi, thick whipping cream should be okay. Do you have that there?

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