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Copycat Starbucks Keto Pumpkin Cream Cheese Muffins

Today I’m sharing a keto friendly copycat Starbucks pumpkin cream cheese muffin recipe. 

Since going back to school things have been a little busy and I have to confess that a couple of days a week I’ve been giving in to my after school Starbucks craving.  I love me a grande Americano with cream and it helps me sail through the rest of the afternoon and evening with all kinds of energy that I wouldn’t have had otherwise.  When I pulled up to the drive through the other day I knew that fall had officially arrived because I noticed they were advertising their amazing pumpkin cream cheese muffins. SO. GOOD.

But, if you’ve been following for awhile, then you might know that my husband and I have been following a low-carb keto-style diet since last February.  We really love it, but recently have become a little tired of our tried and true meal ideas and I’ve started experimenting with more keto-friendly baking.  These pumpkin cream cheese muffins are honestly so delicious that you will think that you ordered them right from the Starbucks drive through window.  Pair them with your morning or afternoon coffee or tea and you’ve got a perfect mini-meal or snack!

Muffins topped with pumpkin seeds.

Cream cheese and pumpkin seeds on top of a keto muffin.

A muffin cut in half on a blue plate.

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Starbucks Copycat Keto Pumpkin Cream Cheese Muffins

Course Breakfast
Keyword Muffins
Cook Time 25 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1.5 cups almond flour
  • .5 cup coconut flour
  • 1 tbsp pumpkin pie spice
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 cup Sugar Free Granular Sweetener
  • 1 cup pumpkin puree, canned
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract, pure
  • 1/4 cup melted butter
  • 1 large eggs
  • 1/3 cup Sugar Free Icing Sugar
  • 8 ounces cream cheese, softened
  • 1/2 cup Sugar free almond milk
  • 2 tbsp whipping cream
  • 2-4 tbsp pumpkin seeds, roasted (salted is okay)

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350. Line cupcake tray with liners and spray them with cooking spray to help the muffin batter not adhere to them during baking.

Muffin Batter

  1. Add the flours, pumpkin pie spice, granulated sugar free sweetener, and baking soda in a bowl and stir to combine.

  2. Stir in the pumpkin puree, vanilla, eggs, melted butter and almond millk. Mix thoroughly with a wooden spoon until the it becomes a thick batter.

  3. Add about 1/4 cup rounded of batter to each of the 12 muffin cups. Press down in the center with a large spoon or the rounded end of a pestle to create a hollow depression for the cream cheese mixture.

Cream Cheese Filling

  1. Mix the cream cheese, sugar-free icing sugar, and whipping cream with a hand mixer or mix-master until thoroughly blended and smooth.

  2. Spoon the cream cheese mixture evenly between the muffins.

  3. Top with the pumpkins seeds and bake for 20-25 minutes until fully cooked and lightly browned.

Up close picture of the pumpkin muffins on a plate.

The muffins on a blue plate.

We love these keto friendly muffins and will definitely be making them regularly this fall – I hope you love them as much as we do!

Today some of my friends are sharing their pumpkin recipes as well.  Just click on the images below each picture to be taken to their full recipe post.

17 Sweet Pumpkin Recipes

Pumpkin recipes.

Pumpkin Banana Bread or Pumpkin Apple Bread? – My 100 Year Old Home

Spiced Pumpkin Cake with Espresso Frosting – Finding Lovely

Creamy Pumpkin Spice Latte – Satori Design For Living

Pumpkin Pie Muffins – Lemon Grove Lane

Fall recipes.

Pumpkin Muffins with My Secret Crumb Topping– Happy Happy Nester

Easy Pumpkin Roll Recipe – Jennifer Maune

Pumpkin Pecan Cobbler – Sincerely, Marie Designs

Pumpkin Pie Bars – My Sweet Savannah

Blogger tour fall recipes.

One Bowl Pumpkin Olive Oil Cake – Modern Glam

Copycat Starbucks Keto Pumpkin Cream Cheese Muffins – The Happy Housie

Dairy Free Pumpkin Ice-Cream – Zevy Joy

Pumpkin Pastry Twists – Paint Me Pink

Yummy dessert recipes.

Low Carb Keto Caramel Pumpkin Cheesecakes – Tatertots & Jello

Pumpkin Madeleines – Most Lovely Things

Baked Pumpkin Cake Donuts – Inspiration For Moms

Easy Mini Pumpkin Pie – Dreaming of Homemaking

Pumpkin Cinnamon Rolls – Twelve on Main

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8 Comments

  1. 5 stars
    Recipe called for 1/2 cup almond milk but the recipe instruction never called for the almond milk. Can you let me know how to correct? I didn’t use the almond milk and it seemed to be really dry.

    1. Thanks for noticing and sorry about that – I added almond milk when I mixed in the rest of the “wet” ingredients.

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