Separate the batter into 24 greased muffin tins and bake for 15 – 20 minutes at 180C until golden at the edges
This recipes makes 24 delicious savory muffins. With the cheese and herbs, depending on the brand of ingredients that you use, each muffin will be about 2 grams of carbs each. With the added ham, again depending on brand, each muffin will only be about 2.5 grams of carbs each.
Mix together melted coconut oil and sweetener until fluffy
Mix in cinnamon, nutmeg, and almond essence
Mix in eggs one at a time, mixing between eggs
Stir in the almond meal
Stir in crushed almonds
Stir in orange zest
Pour / scrape into parchment paper lined 20cm / 8″ round cake pan, or a 21cm x 11cm (9″ x 5″) loaf tin
Bake at 180C for 20 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the centre of the cake comes out clean.
Depending on the brands of ingredients that you choose then the entire cake comes out to 23g of carbs, or about 3 grams each if you cut the cake into eight slices. I use Woolworth’s brand Almond Meal, which is only 4.9 grams of carbs per 100 grams.
I have not tried these yet, but the look delicious, and I need to try them sometime …
1/4 cup baking cocoa (sugar free)
1/4 cup coconut flour
1/2 tsp salt
1/4 tsp baking soda. (I was out so I used baking powder. Ha! You do what you can.)
1/2 cup coconut oil
3 Tbs sugar-free maple syrup
Bake 15-18 min at 350 degrees
A handful of Lily’s chocolate chips and some coconut oil in a microwave safe bowl and nuked them together for about 30 seconds. Then I stirred in about 5-6 drops of stevia.
Voila! Low carb chocolate donuts WHILE maintaining healthy blood sugars.
I was making a low carb carrot cake for my son’s birthday and the recipe called for mixed spice. It’s the first time I’ve made a recipe that called for mixed slice, and add such I didn’t have any in the kitchen.
The alternative that I came up with using is to use cinnamon and nutmeg in a 2:1 ratio, so 2 parts cinnamon to 1 part nutmeg in place of mixed spice.
Using this alternate for mixed spice turned out pretty good, and the gluten free, lactose free, low carb carrot cake was a winner for our son’s 14th birthday…