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Keto Candy Cane Strawberry Cream Cheese Danish

This Keto Candy Cane Strawberry Cream Cheese Danish Recipe is delicious, flaky, keto-friendly, and perfect for the holiday season! Here’s a spoiler…it’s better than Grandmas recipe!

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Keto Candy Cane Strawberry Danish

Keto Candy Cane Strawberry Cream Cheese Danish Recipe Ingredients

Makes 6 large or 12 mini Danish (12 servings)

Fruit Filling

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Dough

Cream Cheese Filling

Glaze


Keto Candy Cane Strawberry Cream Cheese Danish Recipe Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 350°F.
  2. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper. Have a sheet of parchment paper ready.

For the fruit filling

  1. In a medium saucepan over medium heat, mix together the strawberries, monk fruit, lemon juice, vanilla, and stevia.
  2. Bring to a simmer and cook, stirring, until the sauce thickens, 5 to 7 minutes.
  3. Sprinkle the xanthan gum and mix it in until it’s fully combined.
  4. Then set aside to cool.

For the dough

  1. In a small microwave-safe bowl, mix together the mozzarella cheese and cream cheese and heat in the microwave for 1 minute, or until the cheese has completely melted.
  2. Add the almond flour, coconut flour, monk fruit, and emulsion and stir to combine.
  3. Transfer the dough to the parchment paper and knead until it fully comes together.
  4. Cut the dough into the shape of a large candy cane with large triangles on one side as seen in the photos. You will use those triangles to cover the top of the candy cane dough shape to hold in the filling.  If the dough becomes stiff, heat it for another 15 seconds in the microwave, or until soft.
  5. Set aside.

For the cream cheese filling

  1. In a small bowl, using a hand mixer, beat the cream cheese, monk fruit, vanilla, and lemon juice. until smooth, about 2 minutes.

The assembly

  1. Spoon the cream cheese and strawberry filling onto the candy cane shaped dough.  Flip the triangle pieces over to cover the filling.
  2. Bake for 20 to 25 minutes, or until the edges of the dough are golden brown.
  3. Transfer the danish to a wire rack to cool.
  4. Make the glaze.

For the glaze

  1. In a small bowl, using a hand mixer, beat the cream, monk fruit, and 1/2 teaspoon water until smooth.
  2. Drizzle the glaze over the pastry and serve.
  3. Serve warm or cold

Keto Candy Cane Strawberry Cream Cheese Danish Recipe Nutrition

Serves 12

Calories 162, Total C 8.4g, Fiber 1.4g, Net C 7g, Sugars 5g, Fat 11.4g, Protein 5.9g


 

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Keto Candy Cane Strawberry Danish

 

Keto Candy Cane Strawberry Danish

 

Keto Candy Cane Strawberry Danish

 

Keto Candy Cane Strawberry Danish

 

Keto Candy Cane Strawberry Danish

 

Keto Candy Cane Strawberry Danish

 

Keto Candy Cane Strawberry Danish

 

Keto Candy Cane Strawberry Danish

 

Keto Candy Cane Strawberry Danish

 

Keto Candy Cane Strawberry Danish

 

Keto Candy Cane Strawberry Danish

 

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Keto Candy Cane Strawberry Danish

Keto Candy Cane Strawberry Danish Recipe

This Keto Candy Cane Strawberry Cream Cheese Danish Recipe is delicious, flaky, keto-friendly, and perfect for the holiday season!
5 from 2 votes
Servings 12 servings
Calories 162

Ingredients
  

Fruit Filling Ingredients

Dough Ingredients

Cream Cheese Filling Ingredients

Glaze Ingredients

Instructions
 

  • Preheat the oven to 350°F.
  • Line a baking sheet with parchment paper. Have a sheet of parchment paper ready.

For the fruit filling

  • In a medium saucepan over medium heat, mix together the strawberries, monk fruit, lemon juice, vanilla, and stevia.
  • Bring to a simmer and cook, stirring, until the sauce thickens, 5 to 7 minutes.
  • Sprinkle the xanthan gum and mix it in until it's fully combined.
  • Then set aside to cool.

For the dough

  • In a small microwave-safe bowl, mix together the mozzarella cheese and cream cheese and heat in the microwave for 1 minute, or until the cheese has completely melted.
  • Add the almond flour, coconut flour, monk fruit, and emulsion and stir to combine.
  • Transfer the dough to the parchment paper and knead until it fully comes together.
  • Cut the dough into the shape of a large candy cane with large triangles on one side as seen in the photos. You will use those triangles to cover the top of the candy cane dough shape to hold in the filling.  If the dough becomes stiff, heat it for another 15 seconds in the microwave, or until soft.
  • Set aside.

For the cream cheese filling

  • In a small bowl, using a hand mixer, beat the cream cheese, monk fruit, vanilla, and lemon juice. until smooth, about 2 minutes.

The assembly

  • Spoon the cream cheese and strawberry filling onto the candy cane shaped dough.  Flip the triangle pieces over to cover the filling.
  • Bake for 20 to 25 minutes, or until the edges of the dough are golden brown.
  • Transfer the danish to a wire rack to cool and make the glaze.

For the glaze

  • In a small bowl, using a hand mixer, beat the cream, monk fruit, and 1/2 teaspoon water until smooth.
  • Drizzle the glaze over each danish and serve.

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Nutrition

Serving: 1serving | Calories: 162 | Carbohydrates: 8.4g | Protein: 5.9g | Fat: 11.4g | Fiber: 1.4g | Sugar: 5g
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One Comment

  1. 5 stars
    I made this last night, even though it’s been on the site a while and I’m so proud! I actually got it to look right! And it tastes so good! I don’t need much of it, to shut the sweet cravings down. I think my favorite part is the filling, which I really didn’t expect. Thanks for another winner! I had to get my courage up to try this one but having done it now, I’m thinking about the blueberry version!

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