These low carb lemon muffins are a zesty treat for any time of day! Watch the video tutorial!
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I have to confess that I'm not a huge fan of cakes and muffins. There are many other carb laden treats that would tempt me to the dark side first! But every now and then I feel in the mood for baking, and these lemon muffins were the result!
See my video tutorial below, or keep scrolling down for the full instructions and a printable recipe card:
How to Make Low Carb Lemon Muffins
Whisk together egg yolk, heavy cream, low carb sweetener, lemon zest and baking powder. I *love* my Microplane zester!
Stir in some almond flour and lemon juice. Add the egg whites to a stand mixer and whisk until soft peaks form. Add a spoonful of the whites to the almond mixture, and stir well. Then add the remaining egg whites and carefully fold them into the mixture.
Spoon the batter into a six-hole muffin pan, lined with silicone liners or paper ones.
Bake in a preheated oven for 15-18 minutes until cooked through.
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- 2 eggs, separated
- ¼ cup heavy cream
- 3 tbs low carb sweetener, eg xylitol or Swerve
- 1 large lemon, zest and juice
- 1½ cups almond flour
- 1 tsp baking powder
- Preheat the oven to 350F.
- Add the egg yolks, cream, sweetener, lemon zest and baking powder to a bowl and mix together.
- Stir in the almond flour and lemon juice.
- In a stand mixer, whisk the egg whites until soft peaks form.
- Add a spoonful of the whites to the almond mixture and stir well. Then add the rest of the whites and carefully fold in.
- Divide the mixture into 6-hole lined muffin pan.
- Bake for 15-18 minutes or until cooked through.
5g net carbs per muffin
Nutrition InformationYield 6 Serving Size 1 Muffin
Amount Per ServingCalories 219 Total Fat 18g Saturated Fat 3g Cholesterol 68mg Sodium 25mg Carbohydrates 8g Net Carbohydrates 5g Fiber 3g Sugar 1g Protein 8g
Adapted from the Idiot Proof Diet Cookbook.
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