Keto chocolate monster cupcakes

Keto chocolate monster cupcakes

Your favorite mug cake has become a tasty Halloween treat! Enjoy these decadent chocolate monster cupcakes topped with matcha cream and strawberries.

Keto chocolate monster cupcakes

Your favorite mug cake has become a tasty Halloween treat! Enjoy these decadent chocolate monster cupcakes topped with matcha cream and strawberries.
USMetric
12 servingservings

Ingredients

Chocolate cupcakes
  • ¾ cup (3 oz.) 180 ml (85 g) almond flour or hazelnut flour
  • 13 cup (1 oz.) 80 ml (30 g) cocoa powder
  • ¾ cup (5½ oz.) 180 ml (160 g) granulated erythritol
  • 1 tbsp 1 tbsp baking powder
  • 1½ tsp 1½ tsp vanilla extract
  • 2 pinches 2 pinches salt
  • 6 6 egg, beateneggs, beaten
  • ½ cup 120 ml melted coconut oil or butter
  • 1½ oz. (513 tbsp) 45 g (80 ml) coarsely chopped sugar-free dark chocolate (look for stevia, erythritol, and/or monk fruit in the ingredients)
Topping
  • 1 tbsp 1 tbsp matcha green tea powder
  • 2 cups 475 ml heavy whipping cream
  • 12 12 small fresh strawberries
  • 2 tsp 2 tsp roasted unsweetened coconut chips
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Instructions

Instructions are for 12 servings. Please modify as needed.

Chocolate cupcakes

  1. Preheat your oven to 350°F (175°C).
  2. Combine dry ingredients in a small bowl. Add eggs, melted coconut oil or butter, and chocolate. Mix until smooth.
  3. Place liners in a cupcake pan, and fill them halfway.
  4. Bake for about 15 minutes or until it’s springy to the touch when pressing gently in the middle.
  5. Allow the cupcakes to completely cool on a rack before decorating.
  6. Topping

  7. Whisk the matcha green tea powder into a small amount of heavy whipping cream, to begin with. Ensure any green tea powders lumps have gone before adding the remaining heavy whipping cream.
  8. Beat with an electric whisk or beater until light and fluffy.
  9. Scoop a large tablespoon of cream onto the cooled cupcakes.
  10. Finally decorate with a strawberry, adding toasted coconut pieces into the strawberries as teeth, eyes, or fangs.

Tip!

Special occasion? As an alternative to whipped cream, why not try some keto buttercream and pipe a nice rosette on top.

Recommended special equipment

  • Cupcake tray
  • Cupcake liners
  • A handheld or stand mixer
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