Simple Keto Yellow Cake Cupcakes

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Looking for a yummy low-carb cake recipe that tastes like the real thing? This Keto Yellow Cake Cupcakes recipe is so good and at 3 carbs per cupcake, It is the perfect snack for the diet conscious. For more recipes like this one see my Confections page. 

Keto yellow cupcake with sugar free icing

I have started doing a low-carb diet again. It seems to be the only way I can get that stubborn belly fat under control. These diets can get daunting after a while so you have to get creative to find yummy snacks without completely ruining your diet. 

There’s no need to give up cake while following a keto diet – these simple yellow cupcakes are low in carbs and made with almond flour. They’re perfect for any occasion, and you can customize them with your favorite frosting or topping.

When you’re in the mood for cake but don’t want the sugar and carbs, these keto yellow cake cupcakes are perfect! Made with almond flour and xylitol sweetener, they have 4 grams of net carbs per serving. And they’re so easy to make – just mix the ingredients together and bake.

Low carb Yellow butter cupcake recipe

Enter the Keto yellow cake cupcakes! This cake recipe is so good and tastes pretty close to the box mixes we grew up with. Just add your favorite low-carb keto icing or grab a store brand sugar-free version, Like Pillsbury Sugar-Free as we used, ice and serve!

NOTE: Adding the storebought icing above to these cupcakes will raise the carb count to 8 net carbs. 

NOTES ON SUGAR REPLACEMENT

The sugar replacement used in this cake recipe is xylitol. It has fewer calories and does not raise blood sugar levels. It also has other health benefits. it may increase collagen production and reduce your risk of osteoporosis.

Go slow until your body adjusts. Too much can cause side effects like gas bloating and diarrhea. 

MAKE AHEAD: Wrap in wax paper and place single servings in an airtight container and keep it in the refrigerator for 3-4 days. 
FREEZER: Place in an airtight container or freezer bag. Freeze for up to 3 months. Defrost cupcakes while wrapped so they do not get sticky or gooey.

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Keto Yellow Cake Cupcakes

Kim
Keto/Low-carb yellow cake recipe for cupcakes and more!
4.50 from 2 votes
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 25 mins
Total Time 35 mins
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Servings 15
Calories 109 kcal

Ingredients
  

Instructions
 

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • Add baking cups to a muffin pan.
  • Blend the dry ingredients together in a mixing bowl.
  • With a blender on low speed, add the eggs one at a time. Blend well 1-2 minutes.
  • Add in vanilla extract and blend.
  • Slowly add the melted butter continue mixing until well combined.
  • Spoon the batter halfway filled into the baking cups.
  • Bake for 25 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean.
  • Let cool for 10 minutes before removing baking cups. Let them cool completely before adding frosting.

Notes

Make a Cake instead of cupcakes:
Grease a round cake pan. Bake for 25-30 minutes or when a toothpick comes out clean. For a double layer cake, double the recipe and bake in two round cake pans.

Nutrition

Serving: 1cupcakeCalories: 109kcalCarbohydrates: 4gProtein: 5gFat: 9gSaturated Fat: 1gPolyunsaturated Fat: 1gMonounsaturated Fat: 1gTrans Fat: 1gCholesterol: 45mgSodium: 39mgPotassium: 28mgSugar: 1gCalcium: 55mgIron: 1mg

The information shown is an estimate provided by a nutrition calculator. It should not be considered a substitute for a professional nutritionist’s advice. Values may vary depending on the brand of foods used.

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