Low-carb cranberry cream with pecans

Low-carb cranberry cream with pecans

While the taste of cranberries is a wonderful traditional holiday flavor, many of us have to take care to limit sugar, even the sugars (fructose) in fruit. This cranberry cream adds plenty of nourishing fat to give you wonderful flavor and fantastic macros!

Low-carb cranberry cream with pecans

While the taste of cranberries is a wonderful traditional holiday flavor, many of us have to take care to limit sugar, even the sugars (fructose) in fruit. This cranberry cream adds plenty of nourishing fat to give you wonderful flavor and fantastic macros!
USMetric
12 servingservings

Ingredients

  • 16 oz. 450 g frozen cranberries
  • 13 cup 75 ml water
  • ½ cup 125 ml powdered erythritol
  • 1 tsp 1 tsp (2.5 g) unflavored powdered gelatin
  • 1 tsp 1 tsp orange extract
  • 1 tsp 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 8 oz. 225 g cream cheese, room temperature
  • 1 cup 225 ml sour cream
  • ¼ cup 60 ml mayonnaise
  • 1 1 orange, the zestoranges, the zest
  • ½ cup 125 ml chopped pecans

Instructions

Instructions are for 12 servings. Please modify as needed.

  1. Combine the cranberries and water in a saucepan on low heat. Let simmer until the cranberries pop and become tender.
  2. Remove from heat and sprinkle in the gelatin, stirring as it is added, so that it does not clump.
  3. Stir in the sweetener, orange oil and vanilla extract until the sweetener is dissolved. Set aside or refrigerate to cool.
  4. Use a hand mixer or stand mixer to whip the cream cheese. Add sour cream and mayonnaise and mix until well blended and creamy.
  5. Use a rubber spatula to stir in the cooled cranberry sauce, orange zest and chopped pecans. Fold until well combined.
  6. Refrigerate for at least an hour before serving.

Kristie's tips!

This can be made ahead of time by at least a day or two. You can also make the cranberry sauce ahead of time and mix it with the remaining ingredients later.

Garnish with orange zest, freshly whipped cream or a sprinkle of pecans.

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3 comments

  1. Joanne Barker
    This was included in vegetarian recipes - vegetarians don’t use gelatine- as it’s an animal by product.
  2. Amanda
    But vegetarian gelatine is easy to get - at least it is here in the uk.
  3. Sheila
    This was absolutely delicious!

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