Keto Pumpkin Cheesecake Muffins

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keto pumpkin cheesecake muffins

Make your Christmas celebration even more festive with these mouthwatering Keto Pumpkin Cheesecake Muffins.

When the Christmas season comes, everyone seems to be craving pumpkin-flavored treats. One of the most delicious recipes that you can make with pumpkins is muffins.

Pumpkin muffins are the perfect accompaniment for coffee on Christmas mornings, although you can also have them as desserts for Christmas dinner or snacks in between your holiday meals.

Related reading: Can Keto Coffee Help You Lose Weight?

You will find plenty of pumpkin cheesecake muffins recipes out there, but for those who are following the ketogenic lifestyle, here’s a Keto Pumpkin Cheesecake Muffins recipe from Jennifer Banz to try.

They will only take about 10 minutes to prepare, and each muffin contains only 3 grams of net carbs.

Carbs in Pumpkin

You might be wondering how that is possible with pumpkin puree in the recipe. The answer is that although some varieties of squash are pretty high in carbs pumpkin is on the lower level of the scale. You just have to be careful how much of it you eat.

A cup of cooked pumpkin contains about 12 grams carbohydrate but as it contains 2.7 grams of fiber the net carbs is 9.3 grams.

Related reading: Best Carbs to Eat for Weight Loss

More Pumpkin Recipes 

For a slightly different recipe with more spice try these Low Carb Pumpkin Muffins. If your family are chocolate lovers then these Keto Chocolate Chip Muffins will go down well.

if you prefer blueberries then this Keto Blueberry Muffins Recipe would be just the ticket.

But if you are looking for some pumpkin recipes other than muffins then check out these Healthy Pumpkin Recipes which are suitable for low carb diets.

Keto Pumpkin Cheesecake Muffins

Ingredients

Makes 12 muffins

Directions

1. Preheat oven to 350°F. (176°C approx)
2. Prepare a cup cake tin with muffin cases and spray the interiors with some good quality cooking spray.
3. For the cheesecake filling beat the cream cheese and powdered Sweetener together in a medium bowl. Set aside.
4. Next, combine the almond flour, nutmeg, cinnamon, salt, baking soda, and granulated Lakanto sweetener in a large bowl. Add the eggs, vanilla, and pumpkin puree. Mix well until it becomes a smooth batter.
5. Divide the mixture evenly between the muffin cups.
6. Spoon the cream cheese mixture evenly on top of the muffin batter. Use a toothpick to make a swirl pattern.
7. Place the keto pumpkin cheesecake muffins in the preheated oven and bake for about 25 min.
8. Remove from the oven and allow to cool for about 10 min before serving.

Check out Jennifer’s video demo of how to prepare these mouthwatering keto pumpkin cheesecake muffins.

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