Is there such a thing as too many low carb pumpkin recipes? Well, as far as I am concerned the answer is a definite no. I suspect that after you try this low carb pumpkin cranberry skillet cake, you may side with me on this.
Seriously, I don’t know why I never thought of combining the flavors of pumpkin and cranberries. Maybe it’s just me, but nothing reminds me of the fall season like the appearance of pumpkins and fresh cranberries at my local grocery store. Which may explain why I couldn’t shake the idea of creating a low carb keto recipe that featured both.
Can I tell you, that the combination of pumpkin and cranberries is truly a perfect match? With every bite of this low carb cake, you experience the creaminess of pumpkin with the juicy tartness of cranberries. A true win in my book!
My low carb pumpkin cranberry skillet cake recipe, is not only delicious but a breeze to make. Which is why it will be great addition to your holiday table. Who needs an uber complicated recipe during the hustle and bustle of the holidays? Not this girl! If you know anything about my recipes, you know I am all about creating easy, delicious low carb keto recipes that even an unskilled cook can create. Click here for my favorite low carb baking tips.
If you don’t happen to own a cast-iron skillet, please do not let this deter you from making this scrumptious low carb dessert. You can still enjoy this recipe by using a 9-inch baking pan. However, I will confess that there is an undeniable wow factor that comes with bringing a skillet cake to the holiday table. Something about that cast-iron skillet makes your guests perk up with anticipation.
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Low Carb Pumpkin Cranberry Skillet Cake
Serving Size 1 slice of cake
A low carb pumpkin cranberry skillet cake. This skillet cake combines the creaminess of pumpkin with the tart flavor of cranberries for a perfect fall dessert.
10 minPrep Time
30 minCook Time
40 minTotal Time
- 2 cups of almond flour
- ¾ cup sugar substitute I used Swerve
- ¾ cup pumpkin puree
- 1 cup of fresh or defrosted cranberries
- 4 ounces of cream cheese
- 3 tablespoons of sour cream
- 2 tablespoons of melted butter
- 3 eggs
- 1 teaspoon of pumpkin spice
- 1 teaspoon of ground ginger
- 2 teaspoons of ground cinnamon
- 1 ½ tablespoons of baking powder
- ¼ teaspoon of sea salt
- Pre-heat oven to 350 degrees
- Melt the butter and set aside to cool. In a large stand-up mixer combine the sugar substitute, melted butter, cream cheese and the eggs.
- Add pumpkin puree and spices.
- Next add all the dry ingredients and stir until fully combined.
- Stir in the sour cream and stir until fully incorporated.
- Pour batter (note that it will be thick) into fully greased 9-inch cast -iron skillet or cake pan.
- Lastly, sprinkle the cranberries evenly to the top of the skillet and with the back of spoon gently push the cranberries half-way into the batter.
- Bake for 30 minutes or until an inserted toothpick comes out clean.
- Serve at room temperature
- Store leftovers in the fridge or freeze.