Recipe: Keto Champagne Cupcakes

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The best way to begin the new year? Keto and champagne. Obv. These cupcakes are so buttery, so champagne-y, and literally the best way I can think of to toast the end of 2017! Please make these and tag the crap out of me. Cheers to a happy, healthy, fat-fueled kickass New Year, my loves!

Keto Champagne Cupcakes

  • 1 1/3 cups fine blanched almond flour
  • 1/3 cup vanilla Jay Robb protein powder (strawberry would work well here, too)
  • 3/4 cup Swerve
  • 1/4 tsp baking soda
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 3/4 cup salted Kerrygold butter, softened at room temperature
  • 3 egg whites
  • 1 tsp pure vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup Daisy sour cream, room temperature
  • 1/2 cup + 2 tbsp Brut champagne
  • 12-14 cupcake liners, preferably in gold or something festive!

Frosting

  • 1/2 cup Kerrygold butter, softened at room temperature
  • 4oz Philadelphia Cream Cheese, softened at room temperature
  • 2 Tbsp vanilla Jay Robb protein powder (strawberry would work well here, too)
  • 2 cups powdered Swerve (plus more to your desired sweetness)
  • 4-5 tbsp Brut champagne

Cupcakes

1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees and prepare a cupcake pan with liners (12-14).

2. Whisk together flour, protein powder, Swerve, baking soda and baking powder in a large mixing bowl.

3. Add butter, egg whites, vanilla, sour cream and champagne and mix on medium speed just until smooth. Do not over mix.

4. Fill cupcake liners a little more than half way.

5. Bake 18-20 minutes.

6. Allow to cool for 1-2 minutes, then remove to cooling rack to finish cooling.

Frosting

1.Combine the butter and cream cheese and mix until smooth.

2. Add the protein powder and 2 cups of powdered Swerve and mix until smooth.

3. Add 4 Tbsp champagne and mix until smooth.

4. Taste, and if you want it sweeter, add powdered Swerve 1 Tbsp at a time and mix until smooth.

5. Add a little more champagne, if needed, until desired consistency is reached.

6. Top cupcakes with frosting.

7. OPTIONAL: top each cupcake with 1/4 of a sliced strawberry, because strawberries and champagne!

Makes 12-14 cupcakes. Macros are based off of 14 cupcakes; 1 cupcake per serving:

23.5g fat, 7.6g protein, 5.9g net carbs, 272 calories

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