Monday, February 23, 2015

Sugar-Free Clean-Eating Rich Chocolate Frosting Recipe

Easy Chocolate Cream Cheese Frosting (SUGAR-FREE)

Use this yummy and original frosting recipe on our low-carb mug cakes or anywhere else you choose. This is a healthy, sugar-free option that is much lower in carbs than regular frosting.

This easy to make frosting is a great choice for low-sugar, low-carb desserts. You can even make this dairy-free if you use a vegan cream cheese.You get healthy fats from the coconut oil too.

We hope you enjoy adding this rich frosting recipe to your go-to healthy recipe collection.


Easy Sugar-Free Cream Cheese Chocolate Frosting



EASY CHOCOLATE CREAM CHEESE FROSTING Recipe:

2 c. FINELY powdered erythritol or white Lakanto zero-cal sweetener (can use part xylitol)
1/2 c. room temperature coconut oil (not melted)

Cream together several minutes. then cream in:

1 package chilled LIGHT cream cheese (or vegan cream cheese)

Cream in. Then add:

6 to 8 T. Dutch cocoa powder (sifted and free of lumps) (Natural cocoa doe not taste as good)

Cream in. Then add alternately:

4 to 6 T. "FROSTING THICKENER" (see recipe below)
1/4 c. vegetable glycerine (or raw honey, or agave, or maple syrup - NOT SUGAR-FREE)

Cream together well. then add:

Real vanilla extract, to taste
Homemade stevia glycerite, to taste (recipe on this blog)

Cream together to blend in very well. Taste for flavor and sweetness. 
Use immediately or chill.



FROSTING THICKENER FORMULA:

1/4 c. arrowroot or tapioca starch
2 T. coconut flour


METHOD:

Grind the starch and coconut flour together 2 to 3 times (letting it cool down between grindings) in a Krups seed mill until it is as fine as possible. 

Store in an air-tight container in your pantry. Use to thicken healthy frostings.


Enjoy, 

Leila & Nancy