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Keto Lemon Cupcakes

Keto Lemon Cupcakes

The best lemon cupcakes for the keto diet bursting with lemon flavor with a sweet buttercream icing that's all free of no added sugar. Only 2g net carbs per cupcake with icing you will have your entire family happy along with friends. Made with almond flour these gluten free cupcakes have a super moist texture.
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Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 25 mins
Total Time 40 mins
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Servings 7 cupcakes
Calories 296.8 kcal


Dry Ingredients

  • 1 cup blanched almond flour
  • 2 tablespoon coconut flour
  • 1/4 cup granulated sweetener
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt

Wet Ingredients

Buttercream Frosting


Lemon Cupcakes

  • Preheat oven to 350°F, melt butter
  • In a mixing bowl add all dry ingredients
  • In a seperate bowl grab meltbutter then add in the rest of the wet ingredients
  • Combine dry and wet ingredients
  • Spoon into muffins cups leaving room at the top for rising
  • Place in preheated oven for 20-25 minutes. Ovens may vary
  • Allow to cool completley before frosting

Buttercream frosting

  • Bring butter to room temp where it is soft enough to mix with a hand mixer.
  • Add all ingredients to the butter and mix until smooth and free of lumps.
  • See notes for storing


Helpful Recipe Tips

  • The best lemon flavor, you cannot achieve this from lemon extract on keto. The best flavor will come from a lemon emulsion, lemon flavoring and lemon zest. Lemon extract simply is a waste of money and gets lost in flavor. Then when you add more you just taste the chemicals in the dessert, primary the alcohol used to carry the flavor. I have provided links for the best that I have used.
  • Room temp butter to aid you in making the buttercream. For a cream cheese frosting or whipped cream frosting use the links provided.
  • To store buttercream frosting, it is butter so if you leave it out it could possibly melt to nothing. Refrigerate the frosting. But, when you are ready to eat more you'll need to pull it out ahead of time to soften. Due to the sweetener, you may want to use a whisk or the hand mixer to get that smooth consistency again.



Nutrition Facts
Keto Lemon Cupcakes
Amount Per Serving (1 cupcake)
Calories 296.8 Calories from Fat 266
% Daily Value*
Fat 29.6g46%
Saturated Fat 13.6g85%
Trans Fat 0.8g
Cholesterol 105.6mg35%
Sodium 26.4mg1%
Carbohydrates 4.4g1%
Fiber 2.4g10%
Sugar 1g1%
Protein 5.6g11%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
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