• María Fernanda López

Birthday Cake Ice Cream Taquitos (Vegan & Keto)

Tacos are such a Mexican classic! Here we are taking the inspiration of this iconic Mexican recipe along with some delicious gluten free, paleo and vegan friendly almond flour keto tortillas from Maria and Ricardo's. Stuffed with a low carb birthday cake ice cream!


The easiest and yummiest dessert taquitos! One of the best parts of this recipe is that it's keto friendly, lower in sugar, gluten free and vegan. It doesn't matter how good you are in the kitchen, this recipe is extremely easy to make and perfect to make for a crowd!



About these Birthday Cake Ice Cream Taquitos:

These are not the usual taquito recipe, that part is very clear... we are going to be making dessert taquitos that you are going to love, promise! We are keeping the recipe low carb, vegan and keto friendly and also nourishing... using simple ingredients that are also good for you.


To keep it vegan, keto friendly and gluten free by using Almond Flour Keto Tortillas from Maria and Ricardo's, low carb milk chocolate and some low carb ice cream. So we are focusing on simple ingredients, everything so tasty.


Key Ingredients:

Adding some ice cream as our filling, these reminds me, find of a cannoli, but I'm Mexican and I'm using tortillas instead... so these are my version of sweet taquitos. And well, the filling depends on you, I used my favorite low carb in birthday cake but you can use your favorite flavor in vegan, paleo or keto version as well.


I used the Almond Flour Keto Tortillas from Maria and Ricardo's that you can find at Amazon. In this occasion I used the Almond and Flaxseed tortillas but they also have Everything and Sea Salt, all three are vegan, paleo and keto friendly.



Birthday cake and chocolate the dream team for a delicious dessert! This easy recipe is simply perfect for those dessert/treat meal prep, no need to bake anything at all to enjoy and attack that sweet tooth at any moment. You can even it and keep it in the freezer!


The base of these taquitos:

The base is made with simple ingredients, Almond & Flaxseed Keto Tortillas from Maria and Ricardo's, this ingredient is the base for these dessert taquitos, and from my personal experience with this brand (I'm obsessed) is that there's just a million ways to use them, for example:

In these recipes I also used their variety of tortillas; Whole Wheat Plus, Quinoa Tortillas, White Flour Tortillas... they have for every taste. and this recipe is just another one you need to try!



Overall, these are the ingredients needed for these Birthday Cake Ice Cream Taquitos:

So we've got our textures and our flavor factor all in this simply and wholesome recipe! As a foodie and nutritionist I believe that the quality of the ingredients can make the difference in our health and also make healthy food more sustainable.


In here we are using products that stick to whole some and nothing artificial... plus no inflammatory ingredients.


Super nutrient dense! And we are not including any refined sugars, syrups, wheat and instead these Almond and Flaxseed Keto Tortillas from Maria and Ricardo's and the low arb ice cream. These are just LEGIT AND DELICIOUS.



The full instructions will be below along with the nutritional information per serving. This is just a super easy and flavorful recipe for you to enjoy and your body will love; source of protein, nutrients and flavor!



Overall this recipe is:

  • Low Carb

  • Keto

  • Paleo Friendly

  • Freezer Recipes

  • Vegan Friendly

  • Gluten Free

  • Meal Prep Friendly

  • Delicious!



The end result

Soft and flavorful! The contrast of textures is just amazing, this sweet taco recipe is just delicious and easy to make that deserve to be made once more... maybe even more, it's just so simple and secretly healthy since we are using great tortillas and low calorie, low sugar and carb ice cream.


All the creamy goodness, extremely easy to make... gotta be one of my top taquitos recipe for sure! Haha, sweet, fun and very versatile since you can use any of your favorite ice cream flavor.



You might want to save this recipe because a second batch might be needed here! I shared some of the pops with my friends but they were just too good as my afternoon snack after crossfit or dessert that I had to make some more.

Pro tip: Pair with an ice latte!



This is a great recipe that your family or friends will love! Easy to prepare and elegant and fun no matter the occasion, this recipe is made to enjoy in the most effortless and most delicious way ever, I mean... only simple and minimal ingredients in a low sugar and gluten free delicious dessert!



Sharing is caring!

Remember that sharing is caring so please spread the love by saving, sharing or bookmarking this recipe for later. To cook with your loved ones on one of your amazing brunches or friend gatherings!



With love,

María


 

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Birthday Cake Ice Cream Taquitos

By María Fernanda López

Serves 4 servings


Ingredients


Method

  1. Preheat the oven at 350F.

  2. To make the taco shape you'll use a 12 muffin baking tray, upside down. Place the tortillas in between the cup and place a toothpick to secure it.

  3. Bake for 18-20 minutes until the tortillas a toasted. Let it cool down.

  4. Stuff carefully with ice cream and freeze them for a couple of hours.

  5. Melt the chocolate and drizzle on top of the ice cream taquitos.

  6. Add some more dye-free sprinkles, serve and enjoy!

 

 


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