Keto Red Velvet Cake Recipe

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Velvet cake is certainly a classic and a favorite of kids of all ages, but this dreamy keto friendly recipe will keep you asking for more and you won't believe how simple it is to make your own at home! So get cooking and try this low carb, moist, rich and yummy dessert!

This yummy keto red velvet cake is the perfect way to make those around you started off on your way of eating. After all, what's not to love about a sweet, delicious treat that is also as healthy as can be. 

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Keto Red Velvet Cake Recipe
Yields24 Servings
Prep Time10 minsCook Time35 minsTotal Time45 mins
 ¾ cup Salted butter, softened
 1 ½ cups Monk fruit sweetener
 3 large eggs
 1 tsp Vanilla essence
 ¾ cup Sour cream (at room temperature)
 1 tsp White vinegar
 3 cups sifted coconut flour
 2 tbsp Cocoa powder
 2 tbsp Cream of tartar
 2 tbsp Red food coloring
Cream Cheese Frosting
 4 oz Cream Cheese (softened, cut into cubes)
 2 tbsp Butter, softened
 ½ cup powdered erythritol
 1 tsp Vanilla essence
 1 tbsp Heavy cream
 Chopped pecans, optional
1

Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F (177 degrees C). Line the bottom of 2 9" round springform pans with parchment paper.

Keto Red Velvet Cake Recipe

2

In a large bowl, beat together Monk fruit sweetener and butter, until fluffy.

Keto Red Velvet Cake Recipe

3

Beat in the eggs, one at a time. Stir in the vanilla, sour cream, almond milk, and vinegar first to prevent splashing, then beat to incorporate.

Keto Red Velvet Cake Recipe

4

Reduce mixer speed to low and beat in the coconut flour, 1/2 cup (56 g) at a time. Beat in cocoa powder and cream of tartar, until the batter is smooth. Beat in the beet root powder, if using, one teaspoon at a time to reach our desired color.

Keto Red Velvet Cake Recipe

5

Divide dough among the 2 pans, and smooth the top with a spatula. Bake for about 25 minutes, until an inserted toothpick comes out clean. Cool completely in the pans, then run a knife along the sides and flip to release.

Keto Red Velvet Cake Recipe

6

To make the frosting, use a hand mixer to beat together the cream cheese and butter, until fluffy. Beat in the sweetener and vanilla, until well incorporated. Add cream and beat again, until creamy.

Keto Red Velvet Cake Recipe

7

Place one layer of cake onto a cake stand or platter. Frost the top with 3/4 cup (255 g) frosting. Place the second layer on top and frost the top with another 3/4 cup frosting (255 g). Finally, frost the sides with 1 1/2 cups (510 g) frosting. If desired, top with chopped pecans.

Keto Red Velvet Cake Recipe

Ingredients

 ¾ cup Salted butter, softened
 1 ½ cups Monk fruit sweetener
 3 large eggs
 1 tsp Vanilla essence
 ¾ cup Sour cream (at room temperature)
 1 tsp White vinegar
 3 cups sifted coconut flour
 2 tbsp Cocoa powder
 2 tbsp Cream of tartar
 2 tbsp Red food coloring
Cream Cheese Frosting
 4 oz Cream Cheese (softened, cut into cubes)
 2 tbsp Butter, softened
 ½ cup powdered erythritol
 1 tsp Vanilla essence
 1 tbsp Heavy cream
 Chopped pecans, optional

Directions

1

Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F (177 degrees C). Line the bottom of 2 9" round springform pans with parchment paper.

Keto Red Velvet Cake Recipe

2

In a large bowl, beat together Monk fruit sweetener and butter, until fluffy.

Keto Red Velvet Cake Recipe

3

Beat in the eggs, one at a time. Stir in the vanilla, sour cream, almond milk, and vinegar first to prevent splashing, then beat to incorporate.

Keto Red Velvet Cake Recipe

4

Reduce mixer speed to low and beat in the coconut flour, 1/2 cup (56 g) at a time. Beat in cocoa powder and cream of tartar, until the batter is smooth. Beat in the beet root powder, if using, one teaspoon at a time to reach our desired color.

Keto Red Velvet Cake Recipe

5

Divide dough among the 2 pans, and smooth the top with a spatula. Bake for about 25 minutes, until an inserted toothpick comes out clean. Cool completely in the pans, then run a knife along the sides and flip to release.

Keto Red Velvet Cake Recipe

6

To make the frosting, use a hand mixer to beat together the cream cheese and butter, until fluffy. Beat in the sweetener and vanilla, until well incorporated. Add cream and beat again, until creamy.

Keto Red Velvet Cake Recipe

7

Place one layer of cake onto a cake stand or platter. Frost the top with 3/4 cup (255 g) frosting. Place the second layer on top and frost the top with another 3/4 cup frosting (255 g). Finally, frost the sides with 1 1/2 cups (510 g) frosting. If desired, top with chopped pecans.

Keto Red Velvet Cake Recipe

Keto Red Velvet Cake Recipe
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