7 Sugar-Free & Festive Cinco de Mayo Recipes

Apr 28, 2021 09:30:00AM

Take a look at our lineup of 7 Sugar-Free Cinco De Mayo recipes you can try this year! Get some inspiration and grab what you need just in time for another festive holiday. Whether you're celebrating Mexico's 1862 victory against the French Empire in the Battle of Puebla on May 5th, or you're looking for an excuse to party, we won't judge. These seven monk fruit sweetened recipes are packed with flavor, fun, and won't raise your glycemic index either. 

Monk Fruit Margaritas


Whether it's a Cinco de Mayo tradition, any given Friday, or a patio evening with your patner, you need a monk fruit margarita mix in your bar kit. We tested a few recipes in house to find a perfectly balanced margarita mix. 

Horchata: Authentic and Sugar-Free


If you love sugary, syrupy horchata, you have to try our healthier, sugar-free version. And if you've never made horchata from scratch, make a point to whip up a batch for your low-key Cinco de Mayo fiesta. 

Lakanto Tres Leches Cake


Tres Leches Cake is one of the most popular desserts in Latin America. This version is low-carb and sugar-free but still takes on the traditional flavor and texture!

Easy Air-Fryer Keto Churros


No need to wait for your next summer fair to enjoy these hot, buttery churros! Soft on the inside, crispy on the outside and coated in melted butter with cinnamon and Lakanto Golden Monkfruit Sweetener sprinkled on top. You'll see these disappear as quickly as they come out of the air fryer! These churros are not only a crowd pleaser, but check the boxes when it comes to tasty, sugar-free, gluten-free, and keto-friendly. 

Monk Fruit Mexican Brownies

mexican brownies

Spice up your life and your brownies this Cinco de Mayo! The secret ingredients to these Mexican brownies are cayenne pepper and cinnamon. Think you can handle it?! 

Homemade Mole Sauce


Try this sugar-free mole sauce smothered over your favorite burrito or grilled chicken. This rich blend of flavors is about to be the star player at your Cinco de Mayo party!

Arroz con Leche | Rice Pudding 

arroz con leche - sin azucar | Rice Pudding sugar free

Whether you call it Arroz con Leche or Rice Pudding, we can't help sweeten this traditional bowl of rice with Lakanto Classic or Golden Sweetener.  


Did you try any of these recipes? Let us know below or tag us on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, or TikTok- we want to see your sugar-free success or answer any questions you may have! 

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1 comment

A recipe for raw chocolate pie would be NICE! It contains Lakanto golden, avocados, & cacao powder – all organic of course.

Laraine Jellison

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