Keto cinnamon sugar muffins taste just like your favorite churro or donut. Of course, they’re 100% sugar free, gluten free, and grain free making them perfect for your keto breakfasts. This easy keto muffin recipe is sure to be a new family favorite!
Something I’ve always loved doing with my kids, especially as they’ve gotten older, is make muffins together on the weekends. I used to buy a boxed muffin mix that was easy enough for little hands to help measure and mix.
Now that we avoid processed foods as much as possible, I strive to create easy homemade recipes that my kids can still help create and that enjoy eating. Getting your kids in the kitchen at an early age is a great skill you can bestow them. Plus, it’s fun!
These keto cinnamon sugar muffins are both easy and fun for you to make alone or with your littles. I mean, what kid doesn’t want to eat something with the word “sugar” in the title?!
Of course, we’re using keto “sugars” in this easy keto muffin recipe but calling it “keto monkfruit cinnamon muffins” just didn’t sound as fun. 😉
Your Whole Family Will Love This Easy Keto Muffin Recipe
And here’s why:
- Tastes just like a churro, cinnamon sugar donut, or cinnamon sugar breakfast cereal
- Kids will love them
- Easy keto muffin recipe that kids can help make
- Great addition to a brunch menu
- Perfect for back to school breakfasts, lunchboxes, and meal prep
- Easily doubled for freezing (they reheat perfectly!)
Making Your Own Keto Cinnamon Sugar Muffins
Whether you’re having a lazy Saturday morning or hosting brunch, these keto cinnamon sugar muffins are a wonderful addition to your table. They’re a cinch to prepare and a great recipe to introduce to your non-keto friends and family.
Here’s what you need:
- 2 medium sized mixing bowls
- Whisk, hand mixer, or stand mixer
- 1/2 cup measuring cup
- Measuring spoons
- Muffin tin (6 cup, 12 cup, or 24 cup)
- Cookie scoop or spoon
- Small mixing bowl
- Silicone basting brush
All you’ll have to do is mix all your ingredients in the mixing bowl, evenly divide your batter in the muffin tin, and bake.
If you use cooking spray to grease your muffin tin, you don’t even need to use liners! However, if you prefer a liner, I really like these silicone ones!
After baking, brush your muffins with some melted butter and roll in a cinnamon sugar mixture. If your kids are helping, they’ll LOVE this part!
Ingredients and Substitutions For This Easy Keto Cinnamon Sugar Muffin Recipe
- Flaxseed: if you’re new to low carb baking, flaxseed may seem like a weird ingredient. In actuality, flax is very common especially in baked goods. Flaxseed adds moisture and texture to low carb and gluten free baked goods, it can even be used to replace eggs in some recipes (not this one though). I highly encourage you to grab a bag of flaxseed on your next grocery run, you can find it just about everywhere these days. However, if you just can’t wait to make these muffins and don’t have the flaxseed on hand, you can omit it.
- Sweeteners: you can use whichever brand of zero carb sweetener you prefer. Personally, I use this in all of my recipes and prefer it because there isn’t a cooling effect with every bite.
Here Are Some Other Keto Muffin Recipes You’ll Love
- ½ cup powdered sweetener (I use this)
- 5 tablespoons butter, softened
- 1 teaspoon vanilla
- 2 eggs
- ½ cup half and half
- 1 ½ cups almond flour
- 1 tablespoon ground flaxseed
- 2 teaspoons baking powder
- 1 teaspoon cinnamon
- ½ teaspoon ginger
- ½ teaspoon nutmeg
For Cinnamon Sugar Topping
- 4 tablespoons butter, melted
- ½ cup granulated sweetener (I use this)
- 2 teaspoons cinnamon
- Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Grease muffin tin and set aside.
- In a medium sized mixing bowl, beat butter, powdered sweetener, and vanilla together.
- Add eggs and milk. Mix well and set aside.
- In a seperate mixing bowl, whisk or sift dry ingredients together including almond flour, flaxseed, baking powder, cinnamon, ginger, and nutmeg.
- Mix dry ingredients into wet ingredients until well blended.
- Evenly distribute the batter into muffin tins.
- Bake 18 to 20 minutes or until a toothpick inserted comes out clean.
- While muffins are cooling, combine granular sweetner and cinnamon in a small bowl.
- Brush muffins with butter on all sides, place into the cinnamon sugar mixture, and roll to coat. Repeat with all muffins.
- Store in an airtight container up to 1 week.
Any size muffin tin may be used. Decrease cooking time for 24 cup mini muffin pan, increase cooking time for 6 cup large muffin pan.
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Nutrition Information:Yield: 12 muffins Serving Size: 1 muffin
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 188Total Fat: 17.5gCarbohydrates: 3.6gNet Carbohydrates: 1.9gFiber: 1.7gProtein: 4.5g