Keto Dessert Recipe: Pumpkin Mousse with Maple Whipped Cream


Looking for that pumpkin dessert for the holidays? If you are on the keto diet or lo-carb and want  a taste of pumpkin then, look  no further.  This creamy, monk fruit sweetened pumpkin mousse keto dessert recipe calls for pumpkin purée & not pumpkin pie filling which means you can pick up a can that is organic & without sugar, making it keto friendly.


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Full of high-fat cream cheese and heavy cream, this recipe is perfect for those following a keto diet. Plus, this lovely recipe is sweetened with sugar-free maple syrup. We recommend the Lakanto brand of monk-fruit sweetened maple flavored syrup for it’s exceptional maple flavor and lo-carb count.  You can pick it up at Amazon using the link directly below.

Here is our recipe for a fun, holiday pumpkin, maple flavored mousse. Why wait for the holidays. Make it today and serve in an hour for a wonderful, dinner dessert.

Keto Dessert Recipe: Creamy Pumpkin Mousse with Maple Whipped Cream

Prep time: 10 minutes + time to chill
Cook time: n/a
Serves: 4-6


1 pint heavy whipping cream
6 T. Lakanto monk-fruit sweetened maple flavored syrup, divided
1 15-oz. can pumpkin purée (not pumpkin pie filling)
8 oz. cream cheese, softened, cubed
2 T. pumpkin pie spice
1 t. real vanilla extract
1/3 c. half & half (make this heavy cream for a keto diet)

Pecan halves
Ground cinnamon, for dusting


1. Beat the heavy whipping cream in a large bowl with a hand mixer until it doubles in size. Add 2 tablespoons of maple syrup and continue beating until light and fluffy. Cover and place in the refrigerator until ready to use.

2. Beat the pumpkin purée, cream cheese, pumpkin pie spice, vanilla extract, half &half, and remaining maple syrup in a large mixing bowl with a hand mixer until thoroughly blended.

3. Taste and adjust seasonings, as desired, and transfer to individual dessert bowls. Cover and place in the refrigerator to chill for at least 1 hour.

4. To serve, remove from refrigerator and top with maple whipped cream, pecans, and a sprinkle of ground cinnamon, if desired. Enjoy!


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