Keto Stuffed Cinnamon Roll

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Imagine a large, cream stuffed cinnamon roll morphed into a magical keto recipe.

Yes, we’ve all had Cinnamon Rolls or have even made Mini Keto Cinnamon Rolls … but this stuffed version is a game-changer.  Similar recipe as to what I’ve made before and this recipe takes it to another level with a layer of cream cheese in the middle.

Your choice to make this your own personal stuffed cinnamon roll, or share if you must.  If you’ve never made a Fathead Dough before, don’t knock it until you try it!

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"Ingredients

Ingredients

    • Filling
      • 3 ounces Cream Cheese, softened
      • 1/4 cup Sugar Substitute
        Lakanto Monkfruit
      • 1 teaspoon Cinnamon
      • 1/4 teaspoon Vanilla Extract
    • Dough
      • 1 ounce Cream Cheese, softened
      • 1 + 1/2 cup Mozzarella Cheese, shredded
      • 1 cup Almond Flour
      • 1 Large Egg
      • 1/2 teaspoon Vanilla Extract
      • 1/4 cup Sugar Substitute
    • Cinnamon Sugar Baste

Directions

    1. Preheat oven to 375.
    2. Prepare the filling:  mix cream cheese, sugar substitute, and cinnamon together well; scoop into piping bag (or ziploc bag) and set aside.
    3. Prepare the dough:  in large bowl, combine cream cheese + mozzarella cheese + almond flour; microwave for 1 minute and add remaining dough ingredients to mix well.
    4. Place dough onto parchment paper and press into rectangular shape, about 1/4 inch thickness.
    5. Pipe the filling as shown on image and roll dough over top of filling, until rolled completely.
    6. Prepare the Cinnamon Sugar baste and apply to rolled dough.  Roll dough and stretch into longer piece, then create spiral on parchment paper (or silicone baking mat).
    7. Bake for 25 minutes.

"Final

"Final

Nutrition Facts - Keto Stuffed Cinnamon Roll
Nutrition Facts – Keto Stuffed Cinnamon Roll

Nutrition Facts

    • Total Servings:  5 pieces
    • Serving Size:  1 piece
    • Total Carbs:  7.3g
    • Net Carbs:  4.9g
    • Fat:  29.4g
    • Protein:  15.9

Try making our Mini Cinnamon Rolls!

Additional Recipes

Keto Dessert FAQs

The good news with a ketogenic lifestyle is that you do not need to make a ton of sacrifices — there are a ton of keto chocolate chip options available to you.

My favorites?

  1. Dark Chocolate:  Lily’s Dark Chocolate Baking Chips
  2. Semi-Sweet Chocolate:  Lily’s Semi-Sweet Chocolate Baking Chips
  3. Milk Chocolate:  Lily’s Milk Chocolate Baking Chips

Most importantly, become aware of the “total net carbs” when choosing a keto chocolate chip.  Since you likely have daily macronutrient goals, it’s important to not just look for something marketed as “low-carb.”  Calculate your “total net carbs” by looking at the “total carbohydrates” and subtract “dietary fiber” and “sugar alcohols” on the nutrition facts.

For more than just low-carb and keto chocolate chips, Lily’s has a ton of products available.  You should be able to find these products at Whole Foods without ordering from Amazon.

Feel free to explore some of my Keto Dessert Recipes to use your new keto chocolate chips.



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Almond Flour and Coconut Flour are my personal favorite ketogenic flour options.  Just know that you cannot replace certain flours 1:1 and you will need to make a conversion.  Most grocery stores carry a variation of Almond and Coconut Flour.

If you’d like to be a bit more creative, you could start incorporating Psyllium Husk Powder and Ground Flaxseed.

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There are quite a few sugar substitutes you can use with a ketogenic lifestyle.  Personally, I prefer the Pyure brand of Erythritol over Swerve.  Even better, in my opinion, is Monkfruit — my favorite is Lakanto Monkfruit for granulated, powdered, and golden (brown sugar).

There is a ton of convenience to the Swerve product family, though … I do enjoy their packaged cake mixes.

Fortunately most sugar substitutes, depending on which one you use, can be used 1:1 as you would sugar.

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