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Sugar Free Low Carb Tres Leches Cake

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Low in carbs but big in flavor! This traditional Tres Leches Cake is made without any grains and is gluten and sugar free. Enjoy!


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Ingredients

  • Optional:
  • 1/2 cup coconut flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 cup Swerve sweetener divided or other granulated sugar free substitute
  • Pinch salt
  • 6 eggs, separated
  • 1/2 cup butter, melted, cooled
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla stevia
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened coconut milk or unsweetened almond milk
  • 1/2 cup half & half
  • 1/2 cup heavy cream
  • 1/4 cup Brandy
  • 2 cups sugar free cannoli frosting

Details

Servings 12
Preparation time 20mins
Cooking time 50mins
Adapted from sugarfreemom.com

Preparation

Step 1

Preheat oven to 375°F. Line a 9 inch spring form pan with parchment paper.

Whisk the coconut flour, baking powder and 1/2 cup Swerve together in a bowl. Set aside.

Place the egg whites into a stand mixer with the remaining Swerve and blend until stiff peaks form.

In another bowl whisk the egg yolks, butter, vanilla extract and vanilla stevia. Fold the coconut flour mixture into the egg yolk mixture.

Gently fold in the stiffened egg whites in small batches into the coconut flour batter. Pour batter into pan and bake for 30 minutes. Allow to cool for about 20 minutes before removing from pan. Take a skewer stick and make holes in cake.

In another bowl whisk together the coconut milk, half & half, heavy cream and optional brandy. Pour this over the cake into all the holes. Allow to stand for 30 minutes.

Refrigerate for at least one hour before frosting.

Frost and serve!

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