Orange Cinnamon Roll Cake

This Orange Cinnamon Roll Cake recipe makes a great keto, low carb friendly cake with collagen peptides to help satisfy your sweet tooth. Keto, low carb, gluten free

Course Dessert
Keyword dessert, keto, low carb
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes

Ingredients

For the cake:

  • 3/4 cup almond flour
  • 2 scoops omega collagen peptides unflavored* find here: http://bit.ly/2MckneA 
  • 1 tbsp cinnamon roll flavored sweetener If you can't find this, use 1 tsp liquid sweetener of choice with 1/2 tsp cinnamon and 1 tsp vanilla extract)
  • 2 tbsp heavy cream
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 2 tbsp butter
  • 1 orange (zest and juice)
  • olive oil to grease ramekin

For topping:

  • 4 tbsp cream cheese
  • orange juice and zest
  • 1/4 cup heavy cream
  • more sweetener of choice optional
  • chopped mint for garnishing

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees.

  2. In a bowl, melt 2 tbsp butter in the microwave then mix in almond flour, collagen peptides, 1 egg, sweetener, heavy cream, baking powder, 2 tbsp orange zest, 1/4 cup orange juice. (Keep remaining orange zest and juice, set aside.)

  3. Mix all ingredients together really well until a batter forms.

  4. Microwave for 2 minutes and 30 seconds. Cake should come out fluffy. Once cake is cooked, slice it into cubes.

  5. Rub olive oil in a ramekin or glass dish then add in cake pieces.

  6. In a separate bowl, mix cream cheese, more orange juice and zest, heavy cream and more sweetener (if using). Pour on top of the cake cubes. Top with orange zest.

  7. Cook in oven at 400 degrees for 20 minutes. Garnish with chopped mint.

Recipe Notes

If you don't have collagen peptides, you can omit but then up the almond flour to 1 cup.