Maybe this bread is coined cloud bread because it's many people's first experience with keto bread and opens up so many tasty options we may have thought were off-limits before doing so.
Whether used as a sandwich disk, made into a keto cheese danish as a sweet application, or used as a base for keto-friendly bread pudding, this fluffy and light bread is a breeze to bake.
Here's what you need to make a delicious batch of cloud bread:
- 3, eggs (large)
- 3 tbsp, cream cheese
- 1 tsp, baking powder
- 1/4 tsp, sea salt
Directions: You'll need a 5.75 x 11" muffin top pan. Preheat oven to 300 degrees F. Bake for 12-15 minutes, based on your oven, or until golden brown.
- Separate egg yolks from egg whites and place them in separate bowls
- Whip egg whites with an electric hand mixer until peaks form. Add in baking soda halfway through whipping and whip until peaks are stiff.
- Add salt to egg yolks, along with any other seasonings or sweeteners of your choosing (e.g., plain, cinnamon roll, garlic bread base, etc.)
- Add softened cream cheese to egg yolks and mix with an electric hand mixer to combine.
- Gently add yolk mixture into egg whites and fold both elements together to combine, but don't overmix.
- Spritz pan with non-stick spray.
- Evenly pour 3/4 cup worth of batter into each muffin top well.
- Bake for 12-15 minutes, based on your oven, or until golden brown.
Nutrition (Per Serving):
- Carbs: 1.3g
- Sugar: 1.5g
- Fat: 27.6g
- Protein: 19.2g
Bread options should be the least of your concerns on a ketogenic diet because the options are abundant. Whether you're missing traditional sandwich bread, bagels, or soft and supple wraps for tacos, there are many low-carb recipes to make—even ahead—so you're stocked up when ready to eat.
Preparation is a huge part of achieving and sustaining weight-loss success on a ketogenic diet. In additional to baking ahead of time, meal planning is a great tool to keep you on track, in general.
The internet is a treasure trove, overflowing with delicious and carb-conscious bread recipes to make and enjoy. Experiment with the many recipes and tutorials available and determine which recipes are your staples so that you can make them weekly during meal prep.
Whether you need a house for a savory sandwich or a base for some sweet, sugar-free, french toast, there's always an easy and convenient keto recipe to fit the bill and deliver a fantastic result.
Again, there's no need to fret about missing bread while working to achieve and maintain ketosis while eating a low-carb, high-fat diet.
Enjoy discovering the wide world of grain-free bread recipes available and know that your choices are only limited by your imagination and not the keto-friendly bread options on the market—whether homemade or store-bought.
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