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Cinnamon Bun Fat Bomb Bars

Cinnamon Bun Fat Bombs

I made my first fat bomb inspired by the book, Kicking the Weight with Keto, by Kim Knoch (you can buy it here for 20% off until Oct 17th).  A fat bomb is used in a ketogenic diet to increase the amount of fat consumed for that day.  You might be thinking why on earth would you want to increase fat?  A ketogenic diet changes the ratio of carbs/protein/fat to a high fat diet that makes you a fat burning machine.  I used to eat ketogenic when I first started eating grain free and you can lose weight and keep it off with very little effort.  I always enjoyed eating that way.  The closest I ever got to making a fat bomb was taking coconut oil and mixing it with unsweetened cocoa and a little raw honey.  I would nibble on the chocolate for a few days.

Cinnamon Bun Fat Bombs

Cinnamon Bun Fat Bombs

The fat bomb I made is a dessert type fat bomb (unlike a savoury fat bomb like homemade mayo).  I’m proud to say this fat bomb contains zero sweeteners.  The cinnamon bun fat bomb bar relies on the coconut taste of the creamed coconut and intense flavours of cinnamon and almond butter.  It is truly yummy.

Cinnamon Bun Fat Bombs

Cinnamon Bun Fat Bombs


Yield: 2 bars



  1. Line a dish or a mini loaf pan, muffin pan etc with appropriate liners (i.e. muffin liners).
  2. In a bowl, using your hands, mix the coconut cream and cinnamon. Pat into the dish. Fills 2 mini loaf sections.
  3. First Icing: In another bowl using a whisk, whisk together the coconut oil and almond butter. Spread this over the creamed coconut. Place the bars in the freezer for about 5 minutes or more.
  4. Second Icing: Using a whisk, mix the icing together in a bowl. Drizzle the icing over the bars and either freeze again or consume.
  5. I use a knife to cut my bar into tiny chunks.

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9 Responses to Cinnamon Bun Fat Bomb Bars

  1. Adrienne @ Whole New Mom October 4 at 4:04 pm #

    YUM! Pinning this deliciousness!
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    • Debbie October 7 at 10:27 pm #

      I love cinnamon rolls, but I do not care for coconut. Does this recipe taste live coconut?

      • Carol Lovett March 24 at 3:26 pm #

        Of course it tastes like coconut 😛 It’s all coconut.

  2. Nikki February 13 at 4:12 pm #

    I’ve never seen or purchased coconut cream. Is there a substitute? What’s the difference between it and coconut butter? Or the stuff I get off the top of a refrigerated can of coconut milk?


    • Carol Lovett February 15 at 6:48 pm #

      Coconut butter cannot be replaced with coconut cream. Coconut butter is sometimes referred to as coconut manna. You can buy coconut butter on Amazon.

  3. Rachel June 16 at 10:57 pm #

    I just purchased the creamed coconut that you recommended and its liquid. Has anyone had this problem? I can’t cut it nor can I frost it? Any help would be much appreciated.

    • Cathy June 23 at 1:54 am #

      Sounds like your creamed coconut is warm – the coconut oil in it melts at 74°, at which point it becomes runny. Try putting it in the fridge for a while.

  4. Jenna December 29 at 1:00 pm #

    I have the same question as Rachel…the creamed coconut is more along the lines of coconut milk and not something I can cut or pat. Is it supposed to be similar to coconut manna/coconut butter, and if so, can it be substituted?


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