Orange Buns

92 Orange Buns

Small individual cakes, that are popular with both adults and with children as a wonderful addition to a school lunch box for a tasty, guilt free citrus treat.

Makes 12

Ingredients:

4 ounces (113g) butter, softened

4 ounces (113g) cream cheese, softened

1 cup (200g) granulated sugar substitute

4 extra-large fresh eggs

1 tsp. orange extract

1 large orange, zest only

7 ounces (198g) almond flour

½ tsp. baking powder

½ tsp. baking soda

Pinch of salt

Directions:

  1. Preheat the oven to 375°F (191°C).
  2. Have ready a 12 cup non-stick bun tray.
  3. Mix together the almond flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt in a bowl and set aside.
  4. Beat together the butter and the cream cheese.
  5. Beat in the sugar substitute and continue beating until, light, fluffy and smooth.
  6. Beat in the eggs one at a time adding a little of the flour mixture if it starts to curdle.
  7. Fold in the rest of the flour together with the orange extract and the zest.
  8. Spoon equally among the prepared bun cups.
  9. Place in the hot oven to bake for 15 – 18 minutes until golden brown and springy when touched.
  10. Remove from the oven and cool on a wire rack.

Nutritional Facts per bun: Calories 235, Fat 20.9g, Carbohydrate 5.9g, Dietary Fiber 2.0g, Net Carbs 3.9g, Protein 6.9g

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