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Keto 4-Ingredient Almond Butter Muffins Recipe

Louise Hendon | October 14
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Who doesn’t love muffins? This keto 4-ingredient almond butter muffins recipe is bursting with nutty flavor.

What Makes These Muffins Different?

Compared to a non-keto muffin, there is a world of difference. “Regular” muffins of any flavor are comprised of flour and sugar.

A quick search for the carbs in a medium-sized blueberry muffin revealed that there are 61 grams of carbohydrates in such a treat.

I couldn’t believe it, so I poked around a little more, and that figure seems about right.

Obviously, if you were to eat that you would kiss ketosis goodbye. It’s much better to make a keto version that is still enjoyable, but not full of sugar and flour.

Thankfully, there is no shortage of keto muffins out there. Pretty much every flavor you can think of is represented. While that’s great news for your muffin cravings, some of them have a laundry list of ingredients.

They often contain almond flour as a base. There’s nothing wrong with that, and it’s a great flour to have in your keto toolkit.

But, I wondered what a keto muffin might be like without the flour.


A Flourless Keto Muffin

Perhaps the best thing this muffin has going for it is that it’s only four ingredients. I love that because all of that time you spend rummaging around your kitchen for ingredients and putting them away adds up.

This recipe keeps it simple.

The main ingredient is almond butter. I probably don’t need to tell you, but if you’re new to the keto game, always check your labels to find a brand that does not contain sugar.

Make sure you warm your almond butter up a bit before mixing everything together.

Moving on, I also use erythritol for these muffins. Erythritol is a sweetener called a sugar alcohol. It’s sweet but does not raise your blood sugar.

A bit of baking powder is necessary, along with three whisked eggs.

As you can see by the photos, these muffins look a bit different than your average flour-filled muffin. Don’t be bothered by that. The satisfying taste of almond butter shines in these safe-for-keto muffins!


More Keto Foods

Some people struggle with figuring out what to eat on keto. There are probably more options out there than you think.

I created this list of 221 keto foods that you can refer to for free at any time. Hopefully, this will keep you from getting bored and sneaking foods that aren’t keto.

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Keto 4-Ingredient Almond Butter Muffins Recipe


  • Author: Louise Hendon
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 20 minutes
  • Total Time: 30 minutes
  • Yield: 6 muffins
  • Category: Snacks
  • Cuisine: American

Description

This keto 4-ingredient almond butter muffins recipe is bursting with nutty flavor.


Ingredients

  • 1 cup (240 ml) almond butter, warmed slightly (including the oil in the almond butter jar)
  • 3 eggs, whisked
  • 1/4 cup (48 g) erythritol
  • 1/2 teaspoon (1 g) baking powder

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 F (175 C).
  2. Mix together all the ingredients in a large mixing bowl to form a batter. If the batter is too thick, add in a bit of coconut oil or ghee. Use a hand whisk to mix it all together well.
  3. Pour into muffin pans (use silicone muffin pans or grease the metal pans). Makes 6 muffins.
  4. Bake for 16-18 minutes until a toothpick comes out clean when you insert it into a muffin.

Notes

All nutritional data are estimated and based on per serving amounts.

Net Carbs:  5 g

Nutrition

  • Calories: 301
  • Sugar: 0 g
  • Fat: 26 g
  • Carbohydrates: 8 g
  • Fiber: 3 g
  • Protein: 8 g

Louise Hendon

Louise holds a Bachelors and Masters in Natural Sciences from Cambridge University (UK). She attended Columbia University for her JD and practiced law at Debevoise & Plimpton before co-founding Louise's Foods, Paleo Living Magazine, Nourishing Brands, & CoBionic. Louise has considerable research experience but enjoys creating products and articles that help move people just a little bit closer toward a healthy life they love. You can find her on Facebook or LinkedIn.