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Diabetic-Friendly New Orleans Style King Cake



  • Serves 12
  • Cooks in 55 mins (20m prep + 35m cook)
  • Difficulty: medium
  • Tastes: Bitter Salty Sour Sweet Umami
  • Estimated nutrition per serving

diabetic friendly king cake new orleans style

local_grocery_store Ingredients

restaurant_menu Method

  1. 1.Preheat the oven to 350°F. Grease a 9-inch cake pan and set aside.
  2. 2.In a large bowl, whisk together the almond flour, coconut flour, baking powder, cinnamon, and salt.
  3. 3.In a separate bowl, beat the eggs until frothy. Add the almond milk, vanilla extract, and butter, and mix until well combined.
  4. 4.Add the wet ingredients to the dry ingredients and mix until a thick batter forms.
  5. 5.Pour the batter into the prepared cake pan and smooth the top with a spatula.
  6. 6.Bake for 30-35 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the center of the cake comes out clean.
  7. 7.Let the cake cool completely before filling and glazing.
  8. 8.To make the filling, beat the cream cheese and low-sugar sweetener together until smooth and creamy.
  9. 9.Carefully slice the cake in half horizontally. Spread the cream cheese filling on the bottom half of the cake, then place the top half back on.
  10. 10.To make the glaze, whisk together the sugar-free powdered sugar and enough water to make a thick but pourable glaze. Drizzle the glaze over the top of the cake, then sprinkle with the purple, green, and gold sprinkles.
  11. 11.Let the glaze set for at least 30 minutes before serving.

lightbulb_outline Tips

  • chevron_rightMake sure the eggs are at room temperature before mixing them with the other wet ingredients, as this will help the batter come together more easily.
  • chevron_rightIf you don't have sugar-free powdered sugar, you can make your own by blending granulated low-sugar sweetener in a blender or food processor until it becomes a fine powder.