A shamrock is a young sprig from the botanical clover family that’s known as a symbol of Ireland. St. Patrick is believed to have used it as a metaphor for the Christian Holy Trinity. What better day to indulge in a Shamrock shake than on St. Paddy’s, which only comes around once a year? Standard Shamrock shakes have as much as 133 grams of carbs in a large shake, which is jaw-dropping to keto dieters. Avoid the sugar, but keep all the creamy vanilla and mint flavor of the old classic with this keto Shamrock shake.
In just 10 minutes, you could be indulging in this eye-catching green St. Patrick’s Day mousse made with vanilla extract, natural green food coloring, confectioners Swerve, and whipped cream. You’ll know it’s St. Paddy’s when you serve in this bright green sweet and smooth dessert mousse.
Keto St. Paddy’s Day Green Cupcakes
Treat your family with these keto St. Paddy’s Day green cupcakes. The natural food coloring provides a fun, themed green color the kids will love (and that will look great on your table), and the almond flour, eggs, coconut oil, unsweetened almond milk, and baking soda result in a fluffy, cakey texture. Sweetened with Stevia and vanilla and topped with a buttery cream cheese frosting, it’s hard to believe these delightful cupcakes are keto-friendly.
You don’t have to bake if you don’t want to; whip up this keto no-bake cheesecake instead in only 15 minutes of prep time. You’ll need to refrigerate your cheesecake for 6 hours before you can treat yourself, but it’s well worth the wait. Sugar-free syrup, sugar-free chocolate chips, stevia, and vanilla extract sweeten this low-carb no-bake dessert.
You might see lemon pound cake on plenty of Irish menus, but most won’t be keto-friendly. If you love the soft, fine-crumbed pound cake, you’ll love this keto lemon pound cake sweetened with erythritol and topped with a powdered stevia frosting. The tart lemon flavor complements the moist almond flour cake. It’s likely your guests won’t even know this charming dessert is keto and will be surprised to hear that it doesn’t spike your blood sugar like old-fashioned pound cake.
St. Patrick’s Day just isn’t St. Patrick’s Day without a beer. Read our detailed article for more info on how to stay keto and still enjoy a beer or two this holiday. If you prefer other types of alcohol, our guide to drinking alcohol on keto can help.