In the bowl of a stand mixer beat the room temperature cream cheese and lemon zest until light and creamy add eggs and beat until smooth add milk vanilla and melted butter and mix thoroughly pour the cream cheese mixture into the bowl with the flour mixture and using a large wooden spoon mix until completely combined.

Squares icon heart icon heart solid icon pour the cream cheese mixture into the bowl with the flour mixture and using a large wooden spoon mix until completely combined using an ice cream scoop spoon the batter evenly into the 12 prepared muffin cups sprinkle the tops generously with the turbinado sugar.

Variations and substitutions the texture of these low carb cream cheese pancakes is more like a crepe than a traditional pancake if you are looking for fluffy keto pancakes you can add a tsp of baking powder and then depending on if you are making almond flour pancakes or coconut flour pancakes add 1 4 cup of either flour to the batter before hellip.

To make the filling combine the cream cheese and sugar in a large bowl cream together until it rsquo s smooth then mix in the lemon juice eggs and vanilla until they are all incorporated into the cream cheese and sugar mixture when the crust is done spread the cream cheese filling over the crust and put it back into the oven for 30 minutes.