Craving Cinnamon Rolls Without Kicking Yourself Out of Ketosis? We’ve Got You Covered!

Remember those warm, gooey cinnamon rolls you used to love? Well, guess what? You can still enjoy them even while following a keto diet! These fluffy, delicious low-carb cinnamon rolls are ready in just 20 minutes and boast only 2 grams of net carbs per serving. No yeast, no guilt, just pure satisfaction!

Why You’ll Love This Recipe:

  • Quick & Easy:¬†Forget complicated recipes and long wait times.¬†These cinnamon rolls are¬†ready in a flash,¬†thanks to a¬†no-yeast dough¬†and simple ingredients.
  • Keto-Friendly:¬†Say goodbye to carb overload!¬†With¬†just 2 grams of net carbs,¬†these rolls fit perfectly into your keto lifestyle.
  • Light & Fluffy:¬†Ditch the dense,¬†gummy textures often associated with keto baking.¬†These rolls are¬†surprisingly light and fluffy,¬†just like the real deal.
  • Perfectly Sweet:¬†We use a¬†keto-friendly sweetener¬†to create a satisfyingly sweet filling and frosting,¬†without the sugar spikes.
  • Versatile:¬†Enjoy these rolls warm from the oven or let them cool for a¬†room-temperature treat.¬†Perfect for breakfast,¬†dessert,¬†or anytime you crave a sweet indulgence.

Ready to Bake? Here’s What You’ll Need:

(For the full ingredient list and detailed instructions, scroll down!)

  • Almond flour:¬†The base of our light and fluffy dough.
  • Melted mozzarella and cream cheese:¬†Adds richness and texture without the carbs.
  • Eggs:¬†Binds the dough and adds protein.
  • Melted butter and keto-friendly sweetener:¬†For a delicious filling.
  • Cream cheese, butter, and powdered sugar substitute:¬†Creates a dreamy frosting.

Baking Up Bliss in 4 Simple Steps:

  1. Mix the dry ingredients: Almond flour, baking powder, and sweetener.
  2. Melt the cheese & combine: Microwave mozzarella and cream cheese, then mix with the dry ingredients and eggs.
  3. Roll, fill, slice, & bake: Roll out the dough, spread with filling, roll it up, slice, and bake for golden perfection.
  4. Frost & devour: Whip up the frosting and spread it over the warm rolls. Dive in and enjoy!

Tips & Tricks for Keto Baking Success:

  • Don’t overbake:¬†Aim for soft centers and lightly golden tops.
  • Use part-skim mozzarella:¬†Keeps the dough soft and prevents gumminess.
  • Sticky dough?¬†Lightly oil your hands for easier shaping.

Storing, Freezing, & Reheating:

  • Refrigerate leftovers:¬†Up to 5 days in a sealed container.
  • Freeze for later:¬†Place cooled rolls in a ziplock bag for up to 2 months.
  • Reheat in a snap:¬†Microwave for 20-second bursts until warm.

FAQs:

  • How many carbs are in a regular cinnamon roll?¬†A whopping 24 grams!¬†Ours have only 2.
  • Does Cinnabon have keto options?¬†Unfortunately,¬†no.¬†But these rolls are way better anyway!

 

So ditch the guilt and dive into a warm, delicious keto cinnamon roll ‚Äď they’re the perfect way to satisfy your sweet tooth without compromising your health goals!

Keto Cinnamon Rolls

This recipe for Keto Cinnamon Rolls is designed to satisfy your cravings for a classic breakfast treat without the high carb count typically associated with such pastries. The use of almond flour, low-moisture mozzarella cheese, and sugar substitutes like erythritol and a brown sugar substitute ensures that these cinnamon rolls are low in carbs but high in flavor. Here's a breakdown of how to make them:
Prep Time 2 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 22 minutes
Servings 12
Calories 174 kcal

Ingredients
  

For the Dough:

  • 2 cups almond flour
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder
  • 2 tablespoons erythritol or any granulated sweetener of choice
  • 3 cups shredded mozzarella cheese low moisture
  • 2 ounces cream cheese
  • 2 large eggs

For the Filling:

  • 1/4 cup butter melted
  • 1/3 cup brown sugar substitute
  • 1 tablespoon cinnamon

For the Frosting:

  • 4 ounces cream cheese
  • 1/2 cup butter softened
  • 2 cups powdered sugar substitute
  • 1-2 tablespoons milk adjust based on desired consistency

Instructions
 

Preparation:

  • Preheat the oven to 180¬įC (350¬įF) and line a 9 x 13-inch baking dish with parchment paper.

Making the Dough:

  • Mix almond flour, baking powder, and erythritol in a small bowl.
  • In a microwave-safe bowl, combine mozzarella cheese and cream cheese. Microwave in 20-second spurts until warm, then whisk until smooth.
  • Transfer the melted cheese to a food processor, add eggs and the dry ingredients, blending until the dough is smooth.

Assembling the Cinnamon Rolls:

  • Roll out the dough into a large rectangle on a flat surface.
  • Brush the dough with melted butter, sprinkle evenly with brown sugar substitute and cinnamon.
  • Roll the dough into a log, trim the uneven ends, and slice into 12 rolls.
  • Place the rolls in the prepared baking dish.

Baking:

  • Bake for 20-25 minutes, or until golden and cooked through.
  • Remove from the oven and allow to cool slightly before frosting.

Making the Frosting:

  • Whisk together cream cheese, butter, and powdered sugar substitute. Gradually add milk to reach the desired consistency.
  • Frost the cinnamon rolls while they are still warm.

Notes

Storage:

  • Refrigerate: In a sealable container for up to 5 days.
  • Freeze: Unfrosted rolls in a ziplock bag for up to 2 months.
  • Reheat: Microwave in 20-second spurts until warm.

Nutritional Information:

For one cinnamon roll:
  • Calories: 174 kcal
  • Carbohydrates: 5g (Net Carbs: 2g)
  • Protein: 6g
  • Fat: 15g
  • Sodium: 108mg
  • Fiber: 3g
This recipe offers a fantastic way to enjoy a classic favorite while sticking to a low-carb or keto diet. The combination of a fluffy texture, sweet and spicy filling, and creamy frosting makes these keto cinnamon rolls a delightful treat for breakfast or any time you crave something sweet.

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