Butter Pecan Ice Cream Bites
My keto butter pecan ice cream recipe is a total hit on my blog! The only complaint I get about it is that the ice cream is so delicious that many people overeat when they make it. I totally get it! I am a part of the “clean plate club” where you feel the need to eat the whole thing! That is why I practice portion control.
These Butter Pecan Ice Cream Bites are perfect for portion control! AND they are very easy to make on vacation! We are currently in Maui and we love to have a little dessert!
- 1 cup heavy cream, chilled
- 1 cup cream cheese, softened (or Kite Hill brand if dairy free)
- ¼ cup ALLULOSE, or equivalent (to desired sweetness)
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
- BUTTER PECAN LAYER:
- ½ cup butter
- 4 oz cream cheese, softened
- ½ cup pecans, plus more for garnish
- 1 cup unsweetened almond milk
- ½ cup ALLULOSE
- 1 teaspoon vanilla
- Place the heavy cream in a chilled bowl and beat until stiff peaks form. Add in the softened cream cheese, natural sweetener and vanilla; combine until smooth.
- Place the mixture into a bendable chocolate mold (I used this muffin pan and placed it on a cookie sheet for stability). Place in freezer until frozen.
- To make the Butter Pecan layer, Place the butter in a medium saucepan over high heat. Use a whisk to stir occasionally. Heat until butter starts to froth. Start to whisk often while brown flecks appear. Continue to heat and whisk until the butter turns a dark golden brown (not black).
- Place the brown butter and the rest of the ingredients into a blender and puree until well combined. Taste and adjust sweetness to your liking. Divide the mixture into each ice cream bottom. Garnish with additional pecans.
- Place in the freezer for at least 2 hours before serving. Store covered in the freezer for up to 1 month.
227 calories, 28g fat, 3g protein, 2g carbs, 0.4g fiber
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