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keto gingerbread cupcakes

Keto Gingerbread Cupcakes with Eggnog Frosting

Course: Dessert
Cuisine: gluten free, Low Carb
Keyword: Almond flour recipes
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 25 minutes
Total Time: 35 minutes
Servings: 10 cupcakes
Calories: 423kcal
Author: Angela Coleby
Baked with almond flour these gingerbread cupcakes are slathered with a cream cheese eggnog frosting for a low carb festive treat.
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  • ½ cup butter softened
  • ½ cup Brown monkfruit or other low carb sweetener
  • 4 large eggs
  • 1 ½ cups almond flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon ginger powder
  • 1 inch ginger, fresh finely grated
  • ½ tablespoon cinnamon, ground
  • ¼ teaspoon cloves, ground
  • ½ teaspoon nutmeg, ground



Make the Cupcakes

  • Preheat the oven to 180C/350F degrees and line a muffin tin with 10 cupcake liners.
  • In a large bowl add the butter and monkfruit sweetener and whisk until smooth.
  • Add the eggs one at a time and continue to whisk.
  • Add the almond flour, baking powder, spices, fresh ginger and salt. Whisk until you have a smooth batter.
  • Spoon the mixture into the cupcake liners and bake for 20-25 minutes until the tops of the cupcakes are firm.
  • Allow to cool for 5 minutes in the tin before removing them to cool on a cooling rack.

Make the Frosting

  • Place the butter in a medium bowl and whisk until light and fluffy.
  • Add the cream cheese and monkfruit sweetener and beat until combined.
  • Stir in the eggnog and taste test. Adjust for any additional sweetener or eggnog.
  • Slather or pipe over the cupcakes.


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: 423kcal | Carbohydrates: 6g | Protein: 8g | Fat: 42g | Fiber: 2g