Caramel Apple Muffins

10 Feb

Low Carb Caramel Apple Muffins

Only 5 grams net carbs per muffin

INGREDIENTS

MUFFINS

2 eggs
1/2 cup unsweetened applesauce
1/4 cup heavy cream
1/4 cup water
1/3 cup vanilla whey protein powder
2 cups finely ground cashews (or use almond flour)
1 tsp cinnamon
1 tsp baking powder
1/4 tsp salt
1/3 cup – 1/2 cup steviva blend(or sweetener that equals 2/3 – 1 cup sugar)
1 cup finely diced apple

Caramel Topping
1/2 tsp molasses
2 tbsp  steviva blend or enough sweetener to equal 1/4 cup sugar
2 tbsp  butter,
1/4 cup heavy cream
1/8 tsp xanthan gum

DIRECTIONS

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Line 12 muffin tins with paper or foil liners.
Make caramel topping.
In a small saucepan, over medium heat add molasses, steviva and butter. Allow butter to melt and steviva to dissolve completely stirring occasionally (about 5 minutes).
Whisk in heavy cream and xanthan gum. Cook until thickened. Chill. (will thicken more as it chills)

Make muffins.

Combine all muffin ingredients in a medium sized bowl. Mix well. Don’t worry about over mixing. Can even use a blender to mix ingredients, but add diced apple after using the blender.
Spoon into prepared muffin cups.
Bake for 20 minutes. Drizzle caramel topping over top.
Allow to cool or enjoy warm.

Makes 12 muffins

Serving Size: 12 muffins

Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 12
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 188.3
  • Total Fat: 14.9 g
  • Cholesterol: 47.2 mg
  • Sodium: 105.3 mg
  • Total Carbs: 7.4 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 2.4 g
  • Protein: 7.3 g
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