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Perfect Keto Spice Cake Cupcakes Recipe

Perfect Keto Spice Cake Cupcakes Recipe - Zulay Kitchen

Keto Spice Cake Cupcakes

If you are one of those people that are on a restrictive eating diet like the keto or the low-carb diet, but you still want to enjoy sweet treats that actually taste good, this recipe is perfect for you! These Keto Spice Cake Cupcakes are perfect for a morning or afternoon snack! 

This recipe is from the amazing Marcia K. She says "This recipe was given to me by a friend who shares my enjoyment to create perfect desserts that are “cheat free”.

What You Need


      • 4 Tbs butter softened
      • ¼ Cup monk fruit
      • ⅓ cup Swerve granular or confectioner
      • 1 tbsp cinnamon
      • 1 tsp ginger
      • ¼ tsp cloves, 
      • ¼ tsp nutmeg
      • 1 tsp vanilla
      • 2 eggs
      • ½ cup sour cream or heavy cream
      • ¼ tsp salt
      • 2 cups almond flour
      • 2 tsp baking powder
      • Spice mix


        1. Mix butter, monk fruit and Swerve with hand mixer for 20 seconds. 
        2. Beat the eggs, the vanilla and ½ cup sour cream or heavy cream in a bowl. 
        3. Pour the cinnamon, the ginger, the cloves, the nutmeg and the salt into a small bowl. 
        4. In a large bowl mix the cups of almond flour, the baking powder and the spice mix, by hand. 
        5. Add the wet ingredients and slowly mix them together with a spatula until they are smooth.
        6. Pour into cupcake forms and bake at 350° for 15 min or until a “toothpick test” comes out clean. 
          This recipe is a cross between a cupcake and a muffin, so you might want to dress it up with a wonderful cream cheese frosting.  

          Recipe to a Quick Keto Cream Cheese Frosting

          Recipe by Melanie.

          This is a great topper for the Spice Cake Cupcakes! 

          1. 1 Brick cream cheese in a bowl
          2. Blend to taste with about ½ cup confectioners *Swerve sugar substitute. 
          3. 1 tsp vanilla
          4. About 2 tbsp liquid. Either orange juice, milk or cream. Blend until frosting consistency.  It should be spreadable.
            And that's all there is to it! Frost cooled cupcakes or cake.

            Products Used

            Silicone Spatula


            12" Balloon Whisk - Zulay KitchenZulay Kitchen

            measuring spoons

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