This is definitely the keto Chocolate chip muffins recipe you’ve been searching for. Easy to make soft, moist and fluffy chocolate chip muffins that’s totally guilt free. With just 3.5g net carbs per serving this is about to become one of your favorite keto desserts.
Keto Chocolate Chip muffins
Some of the most missed indulgences when one changes to a keto/sugar free/low carb way of life are sweet treats and breads.
Sweet treats like cupcakes, muffins and ice cream are top on the list of sweet treats. Good news, with this chocolate chip muffin recipe, you can actually eat your cake and have it.
These delicious muffins are just what you are looking for.
- Blanched Almond
- Coconut flour
- Monkfruit sweetener
- Xanthan gum
- Sour cream
- Keto mini chocolate chips
How to make Keto Chocolate Chip muffins
This is an overview of the recipe with step by step photos. Full ingredients list and recipe instructions can be found in the recipe card at the bottom of the post.
Pic 1-3; Measure out the dry ingredients, mix it together, add beaten eggs.
Pic 4-6; add sour cream, melted butter and vanilla extract.
Pic 7-9; add the sugar free chocolate Chips, mix in, scoop into the muffin tin and bake.
Recommended Ingredients Substitutions
- Unblanched almond flour can be used in this recipe but there will be a difference in texture, the muffins with be a bit more dense and less fluffy than the muffins made with blanched almond flour.
- For a nut free option substitute sunflower seed flour or sesame seed flour cup for cup with the almond flour.
- Butter can be substituted with coconut oil but will lend a coconutty flavor the muffins.
- Regular sized sugar free Chocolate chips or chocolate bars cut into chunks can also be used instead of the mini chocolate chips.
- Sour cream can be substituted with plain Greek yogurt.
- Erythritol and a monkfruit/erythritol blend like Lakanto works well with this recipe.
Make ahead instructions and how to store Chocolate Chip muffins.
These muffins are freezer friendly and can be made ahead and stored for future use (hello! easy meal planning) To be honest I lot having keto friendly baked goods in my freezer always.
The sheer thought that I can have it whenever I want helps keep me in check. One other thing I love having on have is my keto breads. With that, I can whip up some Keto French toast or grilled sandwich anytime I feel like it for breakfast,
To store these keto Chocolate Chip muffins, I wrap each muffin individually in a plastic wrap when they are completely cooled then I freeze for up to 2 months. If you don’t need to store them in the freezer, it can stay fresh for up to a week in the refrigerator in tightly covered container.
Can I double this chocolate chip muffins recipe?
This recipe makes 12 muffins, you can halve the recipe, double it or triple it and it will still work perfectly.
What to serve it with.
The options of if what to serve this chocolate chip muffins with are endless. But here are a few ways to serve it.
- Warm it up and slather with some butter, Jam or fruit compote
- Slice in half give it a little toast and enjoy.
- Serve with some tea like I did with these keto chocolate chip cookies
- Enjoy these low carb muffins with some keto ice cream.
- Have a glass of the best keto lemonade while you much on this yumminess.
How many calories in these muffins
These muffin recipe makes 12 servings and each serving had 234 calories and 3.5g net carbs without the sugar free mini chocolate chips.
With the mini chocolate chips, it comes up to about 236 calories and 3.7g net carbs per serving. You can further control your portions by making these in mini muffin tins which will give you 24 mini chocolate chip muffins.
Quick Recipe Notes and Tips
- The amount of baking powder in this recipe helps to lift up the batter and makes it less dense.
- Do not bake these muffins for more than 35 mins in a 350 F oven.
- Preheat the oven. The recipe works better when it begins to bake as soon as it hits the oven.
- I would recommend using the sugar free mini chocolate chips so that you can have little specs of chocolate in the muffins with less carbs.
Frequently Asked Questions
There are a bunch of keto friendly chocolate chips in the market these day, both online and in-store. Some of them are listed in the blog post above. They include; Lily's chocolate chips, Bake believe Sugar free chocolate chips, Hershey's sugar free Chocolate chips, Choczero sugar free chocolate chips.
Other keto dessert recipes you might enjoy
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Nutrition per Serving: (makes 12 Servings)
Calories: 234 | Total Fat: 21.1g | Carbs: 6.3g | Fibre: 2.8g | Protein: 4.4g | Net Carbs: 3.5g
Keto chocolate chip muffins
- muffin tin
- cup cake liners
- batter scoop
- 2 cups blanched almond flour
- ¼ cup coconut flour
- ½ cup melted butter
- ½ tablespoon baking powder
- ¾ cup sweetener
- ½ tsp Xanthan gum (optional)
- 5 Large eggs
- ½ cup sour cream
- 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
- 1 ½ Tablespoons sugar free mini chocolate chips. (Divided)
- Preheat oven to 350 F, line a 12 muffin pan with cup cake liners.
- Mix dry ingredients with a whisk and set aside.
- Add the butter, eggs, sour cream and vanilla extract to the dry ingredients and mix to combine.
- Add ½ of mini chocolate chips to batter and mix to combine.
- Scoop batter by 2 Tablespoonful into each muffin hole. Then top each muffin with a the other half of that chocolate chips. (a few chips per muffin)
- Bake for 35 mins but start checking for doneness at 30 mins.
- When it’s ready, let it cool for 5 mins then transfer to a wire rack to cool completely. Enjoy
- Preheating the oven helps the muffins begin to cook immediately and helps with rise.
- You can use sugar free regular sized chocolate chips or cut up a normal sugar free chocolate bars into chunks.
- You can substitute almond meal in this recipe but be aware that there would be a difference in texture but still delicious.
- The nutritional info doesn’t include the chocolate chips because the nutritional calculator I use seems not to have sugar free chocolate chips in it’s data base.
- I usually exclude sweeteners from the nutritional info as well because I use mostly sugar alcohols which like fiber is subtracted for a net carb count and also because most sugar alcohols (except malitol) don’t impact blood sugar levels in most people.