Keto Almond Flour Bread

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Fluffy Keto Almond Flour Bread

What is keto cuisine?

The ketogenic diet, or keto for short, is a very low-carb diet that’s high in fat and moderate in protein.
 
 

Which is better flaxseed or psyllium?

Although both flaxseed and psyllium may decrease constipation symptoms, weight, treatment with flaxseed appear to be superior to psyllium.
 
 
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Yield: 1

Fluffy Keto Almond Flour Bread

Almond Flour Bread with sesame seed

What a surprise, no eggy taste, delicious, not dry, or tasting like cardboard. It's nice and moist, has a nice substance, not dense, just perfect!

Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 55 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 10 minutes

Ingredients

  • 2 cups almond flour
  • ½ cup psyllium husk powder
  • ½ cup ground golden flax meal
  • 4 teaspoons baking powder, heaped
  • 2½ tablespoons coconut flour
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 5 teaspoons apple cider vinegar
  • 1¾ cups boiling water
  • 4 egg whites
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon white sesame seed

Instructions

Preheat oven to 350F / 175C.

Boil a kettle of water and have it ready to use.

Mix the almond flour, coconut flour, psyllium husk powder, ground flax meal, salt, and baking powder in a medium bowl with a metal fork.

Crack the eggs and mix the eggs whites, together with the 2 whole eggs and vinegar lightly, until combined, using a fork.

Add the wet egg/vinegar mixture with the dry ingredients.

Continue with the fork and mix for about ±30 seconds, no need to use a whisk, but you can do it should you prefer.

The reason why I prefer to use a fork, being that the dough gets stuck in the inside of the whisk, and a hassle to get out, and I already used the fork.

Now add the hot water and mix for another 40-50 seconds and towards the end fold the dough from side to side in the bowl.

Use the same action as if you used your hands to fold the dough over.

Again, I used a fork and it works perfectly well.

You will notice that with time the mixture will appear more dough-like.

I prepared a single bread pan and lined it with parchment paper and dropped the dough in the pan and used a wet palm to smooth the dough lightly.

Sprinkle with sesame seed (optional).

Bake for 50 minutes, turn off the oven and leave for another 5 minutes in the cooling oven and then remove from oven.

Pick the bread up by grabbing hold on the parchment paper, while the bread is still hot. Pull it out of the bread pan and let cool on a wire rack

If you can and have enough willpower, wait until it's cold enough to slice.

Butter well and add topping and enjoy.

I had some Cured Salmon Gravlax and oh boy, was that tasty on the freshly baked bread with a cuppa coffee.

Notes

Prepared, tried and tested by Esme Slabs

I tip I picked up on the web:
If you do feel that the bread tastes eggy, feel free to add approximately 6 drops of Stevia to your bread recipe as it will reduce and take away the eggy taste, Fortunately, the Stevia will not make the bread sweet to the taste, as it only reduces the eggy taste, so give it a try and please let me know what you think. I have not used Stevia in this recipe, but that does not mean you feel the same.

Nutrition Information

Yield

1

Serving Size

1

Amount Per Serving Calories 2188Total Fat 154gSaturated Fat 17gTrans Fat 0gUnsaturated Fat 128gCholesterol 372mgSodium 6591mgCarbohydrates 165gFiber 99gSugar 16gProtein 108g

All recipes on this blog, EsmeSalon, are for personal home use, and as I am not a nutritionist, please use these calculations as a guide only. Please feel free to check the nutritional values for accuracy.

Can I use psyllium husk instead of flaxseed?

If you don’t have any psyllium husk fiber powder or don’t like using it, try replacing it with Chia seeds or flax seeds. For a recipe that calls for a 1/3 cup of psyllium husk fiber powder, a 1/3 cup of ground chia seeds or ground flax seeds will work.
 
The closest replacement you can get for psyllium husk powder is flaxseed or linseed. It suits both vegan and gluten-free diets for cooking or baking. You can use it for making the pizza dough or pie crust thicker and stronger. The exterior can be crispier if you add this as a dessert topping or while breading foods.
 
 

What does psyllium husk powder do in baking?

Psyllium husk powder is used to retain moisture and help bread from becoming too crumbly. Guar gum is good for cold foods such as ice cream or pastry fillings, while xanthan gum is better for baked goods including yeast bread.
 

Similar Recipes for more Keto Almond Flour Bread

Why not take a look and check out my Almond Flour and Seed Bread 

or what about theseTasty Keto Bread Rolls 

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