Almond flour is one of the best grain-free alternatives to regular flour. It’s a low-carb flour staple for everyone following a ketogenic diet. Almond flour is keto-approved flour used in your keto recipes. By using almond flour as your base, you can easily make low-carb, Keto desserts that are still full of flavor. So check out these Keto desserts made with almond flour recipes below.
1. Almond Flour Cookies
These Almond Flour Cookies are the perfect low-carb cookie you never knew you needed in your life! They’re simple, delicious, and keto 5-ingredient cookies.
- 1/4 cup butter, softened
- 3/4 cup Swerve
- 1 teaspoon Almond Extract
- 2 Eggs
- 2 cups Almond Flour
- Preheat oven to 350F.
- Using a hand mixer or stand mixer, beat together Swerve and butter until creamy (about 2 minutes). Then add the eggs one at a time and mix until smooth.
- Add almond extract.
- Add in almond flour slowly and mix until well incorporated.
- Scoop out the cookie batter onto a sheet pan into 20 cookies.
- Bake for 15-18 minutes until the bottom is browned and the edges are crispy.
Almond Flour Cookies Variations
- Feel free to omit almond extract and add cinnamon to make something like snickerdoodles instead.
- Use lemon extract instead of almond extract to make fantastic lemon cookies.
- You can also add sugar-free chocolate chips to the almond flour cookie batter if you need some more chocolate in your life.
- You can not substitute coconut flour in this recipe for almond flour.
- Or, you can use a different keto sweetener if you prefer. Just look up the manufacturer’s conversion charts to determine how much to use.
- Calories- 181
- Carbs- 5g
- Protein- 6g
- Fats- 17g
- Fiber- 2g
- Sugar- 2g
2. Keto Chocolate Cake
This rich and decadent chocolate keto cake is shockingly delicious and secretly low carb. The simple keto cake recipe can absolutely hold its own against any cake mix or bakery-style chocolate cake. Super dense and fudgy, it can be naturally gluten-free, dairy-free, oil-free, and vegan.
- 1 1/2 cups fine almond flour
- 1/4 cup cocoa powder
- 2 tbsp dutch cocoa or additional regular
- 2 1/4 tsp baking powder
- 1/2 tsp salt
- 1/3 cup water or milk of choice
- 3 eggs (including the vegan option listed earlier in the post)
- 1/3 cup granulated erythritol or regular sugar
- 1 1/2 tsp pure vanilla extract
For a double-layer cake, simply double the recipe and bake in two 8-inch pans.
- Preheat oven to 350 F.
- Grease an 8-inch pan, and line with parchment.
- Stir all ingredients together very well, then spread into the pan. If needed, use the second sheet of parchment to smooth down.
- Bake 14 minutes on the center rack (some ovens require more baking time, so continue cooking until firm if needed).
- Let cool completely before frosting.
(Based on 8 slices)
- Calories: 130
- Fat: 9g
- Carbs: 6g
- Fiber: 3.3g
- Sugars: 0.2g
- Protein- 6.9g
3. Keto Almond Flour Brownies
These almond flour brownies are the perfect keto treat. Featuring Perfect Keto Chocolate Collagen, this dish is a sweet, indulgent, nutritional powerhouse.
- 6 scoops Perfect Keto Chocolate Collagen (~ 1 cup)
- 1/2 cup almond flour
- 1/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
- 1/2 tsp baking soda
- 1/4 tsp salt
- 6 tbsp Monk fruit
- 2 eggs
- 1/3 cup creamy almond butter
- 2 tbsp butter, melted
- 1 tsp vanilla extract
- 1/4 cup unsweetened vanilla hemp milk (or almond/macadamia/coconut milk)
- 2 tbsp brewed coffee, cold (optional but brings out the chocolate flavor)
- 1/8 cup Lily’s Chocolate Chips (optional)
- Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
- Grease an 8×8 baking dish with butter or coconut oil
- In a medium bowl, whisk together dry ingredients (first 6 on the list). Set aside.
- In a small microwave-safe bowl, combine butter and almond butter and microwave for 10-15 seconds or until melted.
- Add butter/almond butter mixture, eggs, vanilla extract, hemp milk, and coffee to dry ingredients and mix until smooth.
- Pour batter into a greased baking dish and spread evenly. Top with chocolate chips.
- Bake for 18 – 22 minutes or until the center is not jiggly and the toothpick or knife inserted in the center comes out clean.
- Let cool and enjoy!
- Calories- 112
- Fat- 8g
- Carbs- 4g
- Fiber- 2g
- Protein – 6g
4. Keto Approved Cinnamon Rolls
These easy low-carb cinnamon rolls are packed with healthy fats to offer a new take on your favorite breakfast and holiday indulgence. Enjoy these keto cream cheese icing-topped treats in the morning with a cup of keto coffee or as the best keto dessert you’ve ever had. The best part: This recipe even includes a keto-safe frosting for authentic taste without carbs and sugar. If you don’t have it handy, you can replace the stevia in the frosting with other keto-approved sweeteners like monk fruit sweetener. This keto dessert recipe made with almond flour a different and a must-try!
- 1 1/2 cup shredded mozzarella cheese
- 3/4 cup almond flour
- 2 tbsp cream cheese
- 1 egg
- 1/2 tsp baking powder
- two tbsp water (cinnamon filling)
- 2 tbsp stevia (cinnamon filling)
- 2 tsp cinnamon (cinnamon filling)
- two tbsp cream cheese (frosting)
- two scoops Unflavored Perfect Keto Collagen (frosting)
- 1 tbsp stevia (frosting)
- Preheat oven to 350°F.
- Melt the mozzarella and cream cheese in a microwave (1 1/2 minutes, stirring halfway through).
- Stir the egg into the cheese.
- Add the almond flour and baking powder.
- Combine using a fork until incorporated.
- Make a ball of dough.
- Divide the dough into 6 balls.
- Form long rolls and place them on a piece of parchment paper.
- With a rolling pin, roll out the dough, making each layer of dough as thin as you can.
- Prepare your filling by mixing water, sweetener, and cinnamon in a small bowl.
- Spread the liquid filling over the flattened dough rolls.
- Roll each into a bun and cut sideways in half to create 12 buns.
- Place buns on a non-stick baking sheet or in a pie dish.
- Place in oven and bake for 25 minutes.
- While the rolls are in the oven, prepare the cream cheese frosting by mixing cream cheese and sweetener.
- Spread over the warm rolls and serve.
- Refrigerate leftovers.
- Calories- 142
- Fat- 10g
- Carbs- 3.2g
5. Keto Almond Flour Waffles
Most of the waffles you’ll meet in this world aren’t keto-friendly. In fact, eating them will probably send your blood sugar on a roller coaster ride.
Fortunately, there is a way to have your waffles and your keto lifestyle too. The main trick is to replace the wheelbarrow of all-purpose flour that is normally used to make waffles with a lower dose of almond flour and use keto-friendly sugar. This recipe helps with the portion control part of healthy eating by only yielding two servings. Obviously, if you’re cooking for your family you can double or triple up to make sure everyone gets their share. These keto waffle recipes are great to have with your kids and family.
- 100g almond flour
- 2 medium eggs
- 2 Tablespoons of ghee (30 ml)
- 1/4 cup of coconut milk (60 ml)
- 2 teaspoons of baking powder (4 g)
- 1 teaspoon of vanilla extract (5 ml)
- 1 Tablespoon erythritol (12 g)
- Berries, to serve with if desired
- Heat a greased waffle maker.
- While the waffle maker is heating, take a large bowl and whisk all ingredients together until smooth.
- Pour the batter into the waffle maker and cook until crispy.
- Remove carefully and serve with berries, if desired.
- Calories- 439
- Fats- 41g
- Carbs- 9g
- Sugar- 2g
- Protein- 14g
6. Keto Breakfast Brownie Muffins
Lookout eggs, this keto breakfast brownie muffins recipe is going to take the low-carb world by storm! Share these brownie muffins and they are sure to be a hit. All the items are replaced with keto-friendly items like almond flour, coconut milk, coconut oil, chia seeds, keto sweeteners.
- 100 ml coconut oil, melted
- 3 large eggs, whisked
- 1 teaspoon (5 ml) vanilla extract
- 1/4 cup (60 ml) coconut cream
- 2 Tablespoons (30 ml) almond milk
- 1 cup (120 g) almond flour
- 2 teaspoons (4 g) baking powder
- 3 Tablespoons (36 g) chia seeds, ground
- 1/2 cup erythritol + stevia, to taste
- 48g unsweetened cacao powder
- 60g walnuts, chopped small
- Preheat the oven to 350 F (175 C).
- Melt the coconut oil and set aside to cool a little (else it will scramble the eggs).
- Whisk the eggs, vanilla extract, coconut cream, and almond milk together. In a separate bowl, combine the almond flour, baking powder, ground chia, erythritol, and cacao powder. Stir in the chopped walnuts.
- Once the coconut oil is cool enough, whisk it into the egg mix and then add the egg mixture into the almond flour mix. Combine well and divide between 8 parts of a greased muffin tray.
- Bake in the oven for 15-20 minutes, or until a cake tester inserted into one comes out clean.
- Allow cooling slightly before carefully removing them by running a sharp knife around the edges.
- Calories- 290
- Carbs- 9g
- Fats- 26g
- Protein – 8g
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