Pumpkin Cheesecake Cupcakes

If you’re on a keto diet and you want to hit your annual pumpkin pie quota, try these Pumpkin Cheesecake Cupcakes! The reason they fit so well into your keto diet is because we’re cutting through the carb dense pumpkin pie with a thick layer of cheesecake. The remarkable thing about these is that the small amount of pumpkin in these really takes center stage.


These pumpkin cheesecake cupcakes are the perfect replacement for your pumpkin pie this year. Plus, they look awesome and will be sure to garner you some compliments from the relatives!

PUMPKIN CHEESECAKE CUPCAKES RECIPE



INGREDIENTS
CRUST
  • 1/2 tbsp coconut oil
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 2 tbsp erythritol
  • 1/2 cup Coconut flour
  • 2 tbsp Butter
  • Pink Salt
PUMPKIN CHEESECAKE FILLING
  • 8 oz Cream Cheese
  • 5 tbsp erythritol
  • 3 tbsp sour cream
  • 3 tbps Heavy Whipping Cream
  • 6 tbsp 100% pumpkin puree
  • 11/2 tsp Pumpkin Pie Spice
  • 1 large Egg
INSTRUCTIONS
CRUST
  1. Combine dry ingredients: coconut flour, erythritol and salt. Set aside.
  2. In another bowl whisk together vanilla and melted coconut oil.
  3. Slowly add the wet ingredients to the dry ingredients throughly combining.
  4. Add in cubes of room temperature butter and use hand to form dough.
  5. Using your hand mold the dough into the bottom of each cup of your greased cupcake pan. We use a silicon cupcake mold.
  6. Place pan into a 350 degree oven for 12-15 minutes (depending on thickness of crust layer).
  7. Once cooked, pull out and set aside to cool.
FILLING
  1. Using hand mixer cream together the room temperature cream cheese and erythritol.
  2. Add egg, sour cream and heavy whipping cream. Continue to mix until thoroughly combined.
  3. Use 2/3 of batter filling up the cupcake pan.
  4. Add pumpkin puree and pumpkin pie spice to remaining 1/3 of batter and combine well (even out all lumps).
  5. Slowly layer the remaining (newly created pumpkin cheesecake mixture) on top of the cheesecake layer in the cupcake pan.
  6. Place into a 300 degree oven for 55-60 minutes. Use toothpick to check for a clean pull through.
  7. Place in fridge to chill and serve cold. Enjoy!
Pumpkin Cheesecake Cupcakes Pumpkin Cheesecake Cupcakes Reviewed by maxicode on October 29, 2018 Rating: 5
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