This keto cream cheese frosting recipe is so easy it will have you making it every day! It’s low carb, sugar-free, and only takes 5 minutes to make.
The keto cream cheese frosting with heavy cream is a low-carb and sugar-free cream cheese frosting that can be used as a topping for cakes or cupcakes.
You’ll want to remember this Simple Keto Cream Cheese Frosting for your next cup cake or batch of brownies since frosting is one of those must-have dessert recipes. Cream cheese frosting has long been a favorite of mine, and the keto diet hasn’t altered that. If you’re a dessert enthusiast like me and find yourself creating mug cakes all the time, or if you have kids in the home, this is a wonderful recipe to make in excess and keep in the fridge.
For an example of how to make this icing, check out this keto red velvet cake video.
Cream Cheese Frosting with No Sugar
Isn’t it true that when something is sugar-free, it’s immediately all you can eat? I really want to say yes, but when it comes to calories, icing isn’t to be taken lightly. Although this dish is excellent for a low-carb or keto diet, it still contains butter and cream cheese, which means the calories may rapidly mount up. That said, in my view, it’s a must-have when it comes to topping sweets. I’d rather have a less sweet treat, like our high-fiber muffins, with this thick and creamy frosting on top!
Use Erythritol Powder
If at all feasible, use powdered erythritol in this sugar-free cream cheese frosting recipe to get the best results. The reason for this is because if you use conventional granular erythritol, the frosting would be extremely gritty in texture.
If you only have granular erythritol at home, you can easily ground it into a fine powder using a coffee grinder!
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Want to make a chocolate frosting that’s sugar-free?
If I had to pick, I would select vanilla cake with chocolate frosting every time. So, if you’re anything like me, you’ll want to create this chocolate-flavored frosting. If that’s the case, all you’ll need is some cocoa powder… or should I say chocolate! Depending on how rich you want it, anything from 2-4 tbsp should enough. You may also add 1-2 tablespoons of heavy cream or an alternative milk, like as almond, to make it creamier if it’s not as smooth as you’d like.
Sugar-Free Frosting: A Step-by-Step Guide
The primary reason we came up with this recipe was to go along with our Carrot Cake Cookies. Then it occurred to us that we should probably share it with all of you so that you may use it on any dessert you like. I like cream cheese frosting because of its thick and rich taste, but if you prefer buttercream frosting like Matthew, we have chocolate and vanilla options for you! If you make our carrot cake cookies or keto brownies, don’t forget to top them with this easy cream cheese frosting!
Note that the whole dish serves 16 people. We did not weigh a serving, but we estimate it to be about 50 grams.
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Cream Cheese Frosting (Simple)
5 minutes in total
16 person servings
Serving size (calories) 100kcal
In a large mixing basin, blend the cream cheese and butter with a hand mixer until smooth.
Combine the powdered erythritol and vanilla extract in a mixing bowl until well combined and consistent.
Refrigerate for up to two weeks in an airtight container or ziploc bag.
Simple Cream Cheese Frosting
Per Serving Amount
Calories 100 Calories from Fat 99 Calories from Carbohydrates
daily value in percent*
11 g (17 %) fat
0.6g0 percent carbohydrate
1g2 percent protein
* Percent Daily Values (%DV) are calculated using a 2000-calorie diet.
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This keto buttercream frosting is so easy to make and tastes just like the real thing.
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