|October 13, 2020

Keto Cranberry Orange Muffins

By Bulletproof Staff
Reviewed for Scientific Accuracy

Keto Cranberry Orange Muffins

Cranberry orange muffins recipe and content provided by Joshua Weissman

Get them iced or with a crumble topping if you like, but some muffins are so good that they don’t need a single embellishment. These keto cranberry orange muffins are those muffins. With fresh cranberries and orange zest, plus a few keto baking ingredients you probably have on-hand, these fragrant gems will get you in a festive mood.

Related: Keto Chocolate Muffins

Instead of using dried sweetened cranberries, this recipe uses fresh cranberries. Not only are they naturally low in fructose, cranberries add a delicious tartness to baked goods (and make a delicious fresh cranberry sauce). When included in cranberry orange muffins, these berries take on a classic holiday flavor.

Pair your cranberry orange muffins with a hot cup of turmeric bone broth or warming spiced eggnog for a special low-carb treat.

Tart and sweet, without the carbs: These keto cranberry orange muffins use fresh cranberries and orange zest for the perfect festive breakfast.

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Keto Cranberry Orange Muffins


Start to Finish: 50 minutes


  • 1 1/4 cup coconut flour
  • 8 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon powdered vanilla bean
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 cup plus 1 tablespoon birch xylitol
  • 1/2 cup unsalted grass-fed butter or Grass-Fed Ghee, melted, plus extra for greasing
  • 1 cup fresh cranberries, lightly crushed
  • 1 tablespoon orange zest
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. In a large bowl, whisk together coconut flour, orange zest, vanilla powder, baking soda, xylitol, and salt.
  3. Add eggs and butter into the flour mixture and mix until thoroughly combined. Fold in cranberries.
  4. Grease a muffin tin with butter or use muffin liners.
  5. Divide batter evenly amongst the muffin tin forms.
  6. Bake for 25-35 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted comes out clean.
  7. Serve warm or store in a sealed container.

Makes: Serves 14

Nutritional Information (Per Muffin):

  • Calories: 196
  • Fat: 11.2g
  • Saturated Fat: 6.4g
  • Carbs: 32.8g
  • Fiber: 8.9g
  • Sugar: 0.5g
  • Sugar Alcohols: 14.6g
  • Net Carbs: 9.3g
  • Cholesterol: 111mg
  • Salt: 125mg
  • Protein: 6.1g
  • Vitamin D: 13mcg
  • Calcium: 17mg
  • Iron: 1mg
  • Potassium: 50mg
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