No one will believe it's low carb!

I have found that so many of the low carb recipes from https://alldayidreamaboutfood.com/ are really just amazing… and this is one of them!

Made this for dinner and it was truly wonderful! …and low carb!


INGREDIENTS

CRUST

  • 1-1/4 cup almond flour
  • 5 tbsp cocoa powder
  • 5 tbsp Swerve Sweetener
  • 3-1/2 tbsp butter, melted

INSTRUCTIONS

CRUST

  1. In a medium bowl, whisk together almond flour, cocoa powder, and sweetener. Add melted butter and stir until well combined.
  2. Remove about 1/4 cup of crust mixture and set aside.
  3. Press remaining crust firmly and evenly into the bottom of a 9 inch springform pan.

 

PEANUT BUTTER LAYER

  • 3/4 cup whipping cream, divided
  • 1/4 tsp liquid stevia extract
  • 8 oz cream cheese, softened
  • 3/4 cup peanut butter
  • 1/2 cup Swerve Sweetener

 

PEANUT BUTTER LAYER

  1. In a large bowl, whip 1/2 cup of the whipping cream with the stevia extract until it holds stiff peaks.
  2. In another large bowl, beat cream cheese with powdered sweetener until smooth. Beat in peanut butter and remaining whipping cream until well combined.
  3. Gently fold in whipped cream until combined.
  4. Spread peanut butter mixture carefully over crust. Refrigerate while preparing pudding layer.

 

CHOCOLATE PUDDING LAYER

  • 1 cup unsweetened almond milk
  • 1 cup whipping cream
  • 1/2 cup Swerve Sweetener
  • 4 egg yolks
  • 1/2 tsp xanthan gum
  • 1/4 cup cocoa powder
  • 1-1/2 oz unsweetened chocolate, chopped
  • 3 tbsp butter in 3 pieces
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla extract

 

CHOCOLATE PUDDING LAYER

  1. In a medium saucepan over medium heat, combine almond milk, whipping cream and sweetener. Bring to a simmer, stirring to dissolve sweetener.
  2. In a bowl, whisk egg yolks until smooth. Slowly whisk about 1/2 cup of the hot cream mixture into the yolks to temper. Then slowly whisk tempered yolks back into saucepan.
  3. Reduce heat to medium low and sprinkle surface with xanthan gum, whisking vigorously to combine. Whisk in cocoa powder and cook until thickened, about 3 or 4 minutes.
  4. Remove from heat and stir in chopped chopped chocolate and butter until smooth. Stir in vanilla extract.
  5. Let cool about 15 minutes and then spread evenly over peanut butter layer. Sprinkle with reserved crust ingredients.
  6. Refrigerate until set, at least 3 hours. To serve, run a sharp knife around the inside of the pan and remove sides. Run the knife under hot water to cut nice even slices.