Sugar-Free Keto Peppermint Cheesecake: A Festive Delight for the Keto Enthusiast

by Eric Gordon on December 18, 2023

Celebrate the holiday season with a keto-friendly twist on a classic favorite - Sugar-Free Keto Peppermint Cheesecake. This delightful dessert offers the rich and creamy goodness of traditional cheesecake while staying true to your low-carb, sugar-free lifestyle. Follow along as we guide you through this indulgent yet guilt-free treat.


For the Crust:

  • 1 1/2 cups almond flour
  • 1/4 cup melted unsalted butter
  • 1 tablespoon powdered erythritol
  • A pinch of salt

For the Cheesecake Filling:

  • 3 scoops of GSI Keto Cheesecake
  • 4 large eggs
  • 1 teaspoon peppermint extract
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • A pinch of salt
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • Crushed sugar-free peppermints
  • Shavings of sugar-free dark chocolate

For the Peppermint Topping:

  • 1/2 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 1 tablespoon powdered erythritol
  • 1/2 teaspoon peppermint extract


For the Crust:

  1. Preheat Oven: Preheat your oven to 325°F (163°C).

  2. Mix Ingredients: In a bowl, combine almond flour, melted butter, powdered erythritol, and a pinch of salt. Mix until the ingredients are well incorporated.

  3. Press into Pan: Press the mixture into the bottom of a greased springform pan, creating an even layer. Bake the crust for about 10 minutes, or until it becomes golden brown. Allow it to cool while you prepare the filling.

For the Cheesecake Filling:

  1. Prepare Cream Cheese Mixture: In a large bowl, add your Keto Cheesecake mix.

  2. Add Eggs and Flavorings: Incorporate the eggs one at a time, followed by the peppermint extract, vanilla extract, and a pinch of salt. Mix well after each addition.

  3. Peppermint Addition: Mix in 1 1/2 tablespoons of dark chocolate shavings and 1 tablespoon of crushed peppermint.

  4. Blend in Sour Cream: Gently fold in the sour cream until the mixture is smooth and creamy.
  5. Pour over Crust: Pour the cream cheese filling over the cooled almond flour crust, ensuring an even layer.

  6. Bake: Bake the cheesecake in the preheated oven for approximately 50-60 minutes, or until the center is set. Allow the cheesecake to cool completely before refrigerating for at least 4 hours or overnight.

For the Peppermint Topping:

  1. Whip the Cream: In a separate bowl, whip the heavy whipping cream until soft peaks form. Add powdered erythritol and peppermint extract, continuing to whip until stiff peaks form.

  2. Decorate: Spread the peppermint-flavored whipped cream over the chilled cheesecake. If desired, garnish with crushed sugar-free peppermints for an extra festive touch.

  3. Serve and Enjoy: Slice, serve, and relish in the delightful flavors of this Sugar-Free Keto Peppermint Cheesecake. Share the joy of a keto-friendly treat with friends and family during your holiday celebrations.

This Sugar-Free Keto Peppermint Cheesecake is a testament to the fact that you can enjoy the festivities without compromising your commitment to a low-carb lifestyle. Indulge in the velvety smoothness of this cheesecake, savoring the minty freshness that makes it a perfect addition to your holiday dessert table. Treat yourself, guilt-free, and let the celebrations begin!