Low carb cupcakes cream cheese frosting plate

Strawberry Cream Cheese Frosting on Low Carb Cupcakes

Course: Dessert, Snack
Cuisine: American
Keyword: cupcakes, strawberry
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 30 minutes
Cooling Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 40 minutes
Servings: 12 people
Calories: 224 kcal

This sugar free cream cheese frosting is a delicious topping for low carb cakes. And, it adds a natural pink color and a fruity taste.

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Ingredients

CAKE:

Strawberry Cream Cheese Frosting:

  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter softened
  • 8 ounces cream cheese softened
  • 1/2 cup strawberries
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla stevia drops
  • 1/2 cup Swerve Confectioner or other powdered sweetener

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F. Line 12 muffin molds with cupcake liners. 

  2. In large mixing bowl, combine the almond flour, coconut flour, sweetener, baking powder, xanthan gum and salt.

  3. Beat in almond milk, coconut oil, butter, and vanilla to the dry mix with an electric mixer on medium-high speed for about 2 minutes, scraping bowl as needed. Add the eggs and continue to beat an additional 2 minutes.

  4. Divide batter between cupcake liners.

  5. Bake in 350 °F oven for about 20-30 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean and cake springs back when lightly touched.

  6. Cool cupcakes for 10 minute then remove from molds and allow to cool completely on to wire rack.

Strawberry Cream Cheese Frosting:

  1. Cream together the butter and cream cheese. 

  2. Puree the strawberries in a small blender or food processor. 

  3. Add 3 tablespoons of the strawberry liquid and the vanilla stevia into the cream cheese mix. Beat until mixed in.

  4. Slowly beat in the powdered sweetener. Spread frosting on cooled cupcakes.

Nutrition Facts
Strawberry Cream Cheese Frosting on Low Carb Cupcakes
Amount Per Serving (1 cupcake)
Calories 224 Calories from Fat 126
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 14g 22%
Saturated Fat 6g 30%
Cholesterol 52mg 17%
Sodium 225mg 9%
Potassium 67mg 2%
Total Carbohydrates 5g 2%
Dietary Fiber 2g 8%
Sugars 1g
Protein 5g 10%
Vitamin A 7%
Vitamin C 3%
Calcium 9%
Iron 6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.