Made these last night and OMFG these were good!
The original recipes called for almond flour mixed with melted butter for the crust… Almond flour is just grounded almonds right?!? Walmart has these strawberry flavored almonds right… Oh yeah, I went there!
Ingredients: (Makes 6 cupcakes)
- Almond Flour (like 3 tsp) If you don’t want to use strawberry almonds, use ¼ cup almond flour
- Strawberry Almonds (1 serving/24 nuts)
- Cream Cheese (8 oz)
- Egg (1)
- Unsalted Butter (2 tbsp)
- Vanilla Extract (1 tsp)
- Liquid Sweetener (10 tsp) I use Nevella – Sucralose to Go
Directions: (What I did)
I used a magic bullet to ground up 24 strawberry almonds. It left a few whole/half almond but most of it was fine. I mixed in the melted butter and it seemed too watery for me so I added some regular almond flour to get it thicker. Then I also removed most of the whole/half almonds. This smelled and TASTED great! I poured it out over 6 cupcake liners and put it in a preheated oven at 350 for 2 minutes. After I took them out I started working on the filling.
I used my magic bullet to mix this and had some trouble but where there’s a will there’s a way to get Cheesecake!
I combined the block of cream cheese, egg, vanilla and liquid sweetener. I should have soften the cream cheese first. I had to change blades and put it in the microwave for 30 seconds. After that, the magic bullet did its MAGIC. Now, THAT smelled and TASTED great! Filled up the 6 cupcakes with the crust on the bottom and put it in the over for about 14 minutes. I took them out and let them cool before putting them in the fridge to eat them today. I couldn’t wait. I had one and it was so GOOD. Then I had one today and OMFG they were better! Seriously, a “diet” shouldn’t taste this good!
200 calories / 2.5 carbs per cupcake. You can find the specifics in image gallery.