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valentines day cupcakes

Low Carb Valentine's Day Cupcake

Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Valentines Cake
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 25 minutes
Total Time: 40 minutes
Servings: 10 cupcakes
Calories: 328kcal
Author: Angela Coleby
Low carb cupcakes for Valentine's day baked with almond flour.
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  • 2 cups almond flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • ½ cup butter melted
  • 4 eggs medium
  • ¼ cup monkfruit or other low carb sweetener
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 teaspoons red food colouring
  • ¼ teaspoon salt

Buttercream Filling

  • ½ cup butter softened
  • ¼ cup monkfruit powdered
  • 2 tablespoons coconut milk
  • ¼ cup cocoa powder
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract


  • Preheat the oven to 180C/350F degrees.
  • Mix the almond flour, baking powder and salt together.
  • In another bowl mix the butter, water, eggs, erythritol, red food colouring and vanilla essence.
  • Combine the wet and dry ingredients together and stir well.
  • Pour the mixture into muffin liners in a muffin tin.
  • Bake for 20 to 23 minutes until firm.
  • Whilst the cakes are cooling make the buttercream.

Buttercream Instructions

  • Blend the butter and erythritol in a bowl until smooth and creamy.
  • Add the coconut milk a tablespoon at a time.
  • Add the cocoa powder and vanilla essence and blend until smooth.

To Assemble

  • Cut out heart shapes at the top of the cupcake and remove. Slice the bottoms of the heart shape sponge so that they are flat.
  • Fill the spaces in the cupcakes with butter cream. Place the heart shapes on top.
  • Eat and enjoy!


This makes 10 cupcakes
The net carbs will be the total carb count minus the fibre count. Carb count excludes sugar alcohols.
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Serving: 1cupcake | Calories: 328kcal | Carbohydrates: 7g | Protein: 8g | Fat: 32g | Fiber: 3g