Cake Frosting: Keto and Dairy Free

This is a simple and delicious frosting recipe that is sugar free, non-dairy, and tastes absolutely perfect.

Sugar-Free and Non-Dairy Cake Frosting

  • Servings: 12
  • Difficulty: Easy
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A perfectly delicious frosting that is Keto-Friendly and Dairy-Free!


  • 1/2 Cup Vegetable Shortening
  • 2 1/4 Cups Powdered Sweetener we use Swerve Confectioners
  • 1/4 Cup Unsweetened Almond Milk
  • 1 tsp Vanilla Extract


  1. Combine all ingredients in a large mixing bowl, leaving out half the almond milk.
  2. Mix until smooth.
  3. Add in remaining almond milk to desired thickness.
  4. Spread or pipe onto dessert item!

Additional Notes

  1. It helps to use chilled equipment when making frosting.
  2. Different food colors or flavor extracts can be added as preferred.
  3. To make a chocolate frosting, substitute 1/4 cup of powdered sweetener for cocoa powder (this will change the nutritional information).
  4. Other milks can be used in place of almond milk, even coconut cream can be used (this will change the nutritional information).
  5. Frosting flowers like the ones pictured can be made following simple instructions on YouTube, these are inspired by Wilton’s sunflower design.

Nutrition Information

Servings 12
Serving Size1/2 of Recipe
Calories 74
Fat8.1 g
Protein 0.02 g
Net Carbs0.02 g

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