Maple Walnut Muffins

Maple Walnut Muffins
Maple Walnut Muffins

Maple Walnut Muffins

Recipes   Breakfast     Gluten Free     Sweets    

Ingredients

Muffins
  • 2 cups almond flour
  • 1/2 cup granulated Swerve Sweetener (more if you like things sweeter)
  • 1/3 cup unflavored whey protein powder
  • 1/4 cup coconut flour (or an additional cup almond flour)
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 3 large eggs
  • 1/2 cup butter, melted
  • 3/4 cup unsweetened almond milk
  • 1 tsp maple extract
  • 3/4 cup chopped walnuts, divided
Glaze
  • 1/4 cup confectioner’s Swerve Sweetener
  • 2 tbsp heavy cream
  • 1/2 tsp maple extract
  • 1 to 2 tbsp water to thin glaze

Instructions

Muffins
  1. Preheat oven to 325F and grease 12 muffin tins well or line with paper liners.
  2. In a large bowl, combine almond flour, Swerve Sweetener, protein powder, coconut flour, baking powder and salt. Stir in eggs, melted butter, almond milk and maple extract until well mixed. Stir in 1/2 cup of the walnuts.
  3. Divide batter between prepared muffin cups. Sprinkle with remaining chopped nuts, pressing lightly to adhere. Bake 25 to 30 minutes, until set and golden brown. Remove and let cool.
Glaze
  1. In a small bowl, combine confectioner’s Swerve, cream and maple extract. Add just enough water to thin it out to a drizzling consistency. Drizzle over cooled muffins. 

Makes 12 muffins.

Maple Walnut Muffins
Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 1

Servings 12

Calories 260
Total Fat 23g
Total Saturated Fat 7g
Cholesterol 70mg
Sodium 170mg
Total Carbs 17g
Dietary Fiber 4g
Sugars 2g
Swerve 11g
Protein 8g
Net Carbs: 2g
Maple Walnut Muffins

Comments:

  • SJ

    I've been Keto for 8 months and found this recipe a couple months ago. I've made it a few times, and most recently I changed it up a little by adding 1/2 a ripe banana, and some banana extract and cinnamon. Came out great! The banana adds about 1g net carbs per muffin but at 3g total per muffin that's less than most Keto muffin recipes. I love the texture of this recipe, the protein powder and combination of coconut and almond flours really work and give the muffin a nice springy texture without being too heavy.

    • Swerve

      Awesome, SJ! Thanks for sharing!

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