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5 from 2 votes

Low Carb Coffee Cake Muffins

Bite through a cinnamon and buttery crunch to the fluffy melt in your mouth muffin perfection.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time25 mins
Total Time35 mins
Course: Breakfast, Side Dish, Snack
Cuisine: American, Gluten-Free, Keto, Ketogenic, Low Carb
Keyword: low carb coffee cake muffins
Servings: 12
Calories: 130kcal
Author: Lauren Gonikishvili

Ingredients

Muffin batter

  • 4 oz cream cheese room temperature
  • 4 eggs room temperature
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 1/2 cup sweetener Swerve or other
  • 2 cups almond flour
  • 1/3 cup coconut flour
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/2 cup almond milk unsweetened
  • 1 tsp cinnamon

Topping (filling)

  • 3 tbsp butter cubed
  • 1/4 cup almond flour
  • 1 tbsp cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 2 tbsp sweetener Regular or brown Swerve (or other of choice)
  • 1/4 cup chopped nuts optional

Instructions

  • First, line a muffin tin with 12 silicone baking cups or other liners and preheat the oven 325 degrees Fahrenheit.
  • Second, place cream cheese, eggs, and vanilla in a blender and blend on a high speed for 30-40 seconds or until well combined. OR mix together in a standing mixer. 
  • Third, in a large bowl, place the almond and coconut flours, baking powder, salt, sweetener, and cinnamon and whisk together evenly.
  • Then, pour the wet mixture into the dry ingredients and mix together with a spatula or mixer.
  • Next, add in the almond milk slowly combining with the muffin batter until batter is similar to a thick cake batter. The amount of almond milk will depend on the type of almond flour used.

Topping / Filling

  • Place the butter, almond flour, cinnamon, salt, and sweetener in a medium bowl.
  • Use a pastry blender or fork to mix together the topping so everything's combined, and the butter's in small pea-sized pieces.

Bake

    Spoon about 2 tablespoons of batter in the bottom of each muffin cup.

    • Sprinkle a heaping teaspoon of the topping/filling on each one.
    • Evenly disperse the rest of the batter on the muffins then top each one with the remaining topping/filling.
    • Bake at 325 degrees Fahrenheit for 25-30 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean.

    Notes

    Nutrition Facts

    • Servings 12.0
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories 130
    • % Daily Value
    • *Total Fat 11 g
    • Total Carbohydrate 5 g
    • Sugars 1 g 
    • Protein 4 g
    *Nutrition facts based on a calculation using myfitnesspal.com