lemon chia seed muffin

Lemon Chia Muffins with Cream Cheese Filling

Course: Dessert, Muffins
Author: Angela Coleby
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  • 2 cups almond flour
  • 1/4 cup butter, unsalted melted
  • 2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 2 tablespoons chia seeds
  • 4 eggs
  • 1/4 cup erythritol or sugar substitute
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 Lemons, juice & grated rind


  • 1/2 cup cream cheese softened
  • 2 tablespoon ground erythritol or sugar substitute
  • 1/2 Lemon, juice


  • Preheat the oven to 180C/350F degrees.
  • Mix the dry ingredients together.
  • Add the melted butter, eggs and lemon juice with the rind and stir thoroughly.
  • Add the chia seeds and stir.
  • To make the filling, simple blend the cream cheese, lemon juice and erythritol together until blended.
  • Lightly grease a muffin tin.
  • Spoon the mixture into the muffin tin about half way.
  • Spoon about a large teaspoon of the cream cheese filling into the centre of the cake mixture.
  • Place the remaining muffin batter over the filling and smooth out so that the filling is covered.
  • Bake for 20-25 minutes.
  • Eat and enjoy!


Makes 6 - 8 muffins
 Nutritional Info per muffin- 290 Calories, 25g Fat, 10g Protein, 10g Total Carbs, 5g Fibre, 5g Net Carbs