Blueberry Cream Cheese Muffins

Blueberry Cheese Muffins

Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: blueberry muffins, cream cheese muffins
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes
Servings: 12 people
Calories: 155kcal
Author: Lisa MarcAurele
These low carb blueberry cheese muffins are more like cheesecake than muffins. These gluten free muffins can be eaten plain or with fruit and nuts on top.
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Ingredients

  • 16 ounces cream cheese
  • 1/2 cup low carb sugar substitute or equivalent
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/4 teaspoon xanthan gum optional
  • 1/2 teaspoon sugar-free vanilla extract
  • 1/4 cup blueberries
  • 1/4 cup sliced almonds

Instructions

  • Beat softened cream cheese with electric mixer until smooth and creamy.
  • Add sweetener, xanthan gum, eggs and vanilla.
  • Beat with mixer until well blended.
  • Fold in blueberries and almonds.
  • Spoon into 12 muffin molds lined with the papers.
  • Bake at 350°F for about 20 minutes or until set and tops just starting to brown (as in photo)..Cool and store in the refrigerator. Best served chilled.

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Notes

Using room temperature cream cheese allows for a smooth cream cheese mixture.
The following can be added in place of the blueberries:
  • sugar-free chocolate chips
  • raspberries
  • strawberries
  • blackberries
  • nuts
  • broken low carb cookie pieces (Nui cookies work well)
Instant Pot Directions:
Put the batter into half-pint jars with rings and lids, not tightened, just loose, and steam for 15 minutes, then NPR (natural pressure release) for 20 minutes. 

Nutrition

Serving: 1muffin | Calories: 155kcal | Carbohydrates: 3g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 15g | Saturated Fat: 8g | Cholesterol: 69mg | Sodium: 134mg | Potassium: 78mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 547IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 47mg | Iron: 1mg

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