Bread is often considered one of the harder things to give up on the keto diet. (Usually mentioned along with pasta and desserts.) Full of carbohydrates, it’s hard to imagine incorporating bread into a low-carb diet, but keto bread recipes exist. But do they help conquer carb cravings?
Regular bread may be a no-no on a ketogenic diet — but some small changes can create a loaf that not only tastes delicious but stays within your macros. These keto bread recipes capture the same spongy, chewy, and toasty texture as ordinary loaves, all while keeping you more full and focused.
Keto bread ingredients to watch out for
When researching keto bread recipes, keep in mind that not all low-carb ingredients play well with everyone’s digestion. For some, yeast, wheat and dairy can all cause stomach upset or bloating, as can artificial sweeteners such as erythritol.
Psyllium husk, xanthan gum, cream of tartar and nuts or even nut butters can also cause issues. Be aware of nutrition facts, and note serving sizes when purchasing store-bought keto bread.
That said, you know your body best, and we always recommend listening to what your body is telling you. Starting a new way of eating can be difficult to adjust to for your lifestyle and biology, so don’t feel discouraged if it takes some time to enjoy all of the benefits and feel your best.
From classic sliced sandwich bread to tortillas and dessert loaves, keep your loaf pan and these keto bread recipes on hand for all your toughest carb cravings.
Keto sandwich bread
Collagen Keto Bread
This spongy, nutrient-packed loaf uses heat-safe collagen peptides to give every bite an extra protein boost.
With additional ingredients like almond flour and eggs, this recipe creates a sturdy slice that holds up to sandwiches and spreads. Perfect for grilled cheese or french toast with keto maple syrup.
Unlike most recipes, this keto bread is a miraculous 0 net carbs!
Almond Flour Keto Bread
With low-carb pantry staples like almond flour and Himalayan salt, this low-carb bread recipe from Keto Connect produces a basic loaf with no eggy taste whatsoever.
Separating the egg yolks from the whites helps this bread stay fluffy without any yeast — plus, each slice is only 1.25 net carbs. Spread with keto jam, melted butter or any low-carb topping.
Low-Carb Keto Bread
If you are sensitive to lactose, try this keto-friendly bread recipe from Paleohacks. Instead of butter, the ingredients list calls for grass-fed ghee, which contains much little to no lactose.
With only four other ingredients, you can have this toaster-ready loaf ready to enjoy in well under an hour. Plus, each luscious slice tallies up to 3 net carbs.
Paleo Coconut Bread
This paleo bread recipe from Paleo Grubs makes a delicious option for dairy-sensitive coconut lovers.
For a low-fuss loaf, blend coconut flour with ingredients like eggs, coconut oil, and salt — then bake away for a sturdy bread with only 1.3 net carbs per serving. Make this recipe totally nut-free (and more Bulletproof) by swapping almond milk with full-fat canned coconut milk.
Easy Paleo Keto Bread
Using a blend of almond and coconut flours, this sturdy keto bread from Wholesome Yum will even hold up to freezing. Take 10 minutes to blend flours with baking powder, salt, butter, and egg whites, then bake for an easy loaf that won’t turn your kitchen upside down.
Each slice will only run you just 1 net carb.
Note: Be sure to read the supporting content for this recipe! The author doesn’t recommend using the “toothpick” test and has other baking tips, such as using parchment paper, to make this loaf turn out perfect every time.
Easy Cloud Bread
Most iterations of this low-carb bread include cream cheese, but this recipe from Food By Mars uses coconut cream to keep every bite dairy-free.
Just like ordinary cloud bread, this recipe makes light and fluffy slices — all with only four ingredients and .4 net carbs per serving.
Macadamia Nut Bread
This keto bread recipe from The Harvest Skillet creates a perfect outer crust and soft crumb, thanks to high-fat macadamia nuts ground right into the batter.
Blend nuts with eggs, coconut flour, baking soda, and apple cider vinegar, then bake. That’s it!
The nutty flavor of this bread and hearty texture makes this bread a great replacement for whole wheat bread. Per slice, each toasting-friendly serving runs only 1 net carb.
Low-Carb Garlic & Herb Focaccia
A combination of baking soda, lemon juice, and baking powder eliminates the need for yeast in this bubbly keto bread recipe from Inspector Gorgeous.
With tons of Italian seasonings, olive oil, and flaky salt sprinkled on top, you’ll want to include this garlic bread with every meal. Each generous slice is 3 net carbs.
Cauliflower Bread With Garlic & Herbs
Sneak some veggies into your keto bread with this simple, flavorful recipe from Wholesome Yum.
A combination of riced cauliflower and coconut flour makes a convincing substitute for starchy bread ingredients, while sea salt and herbs add a savory touch at only 3 net carbs per slice.
Keto flatbreads and tortillas
15-Minute Grain-Free Tortillas
Even without the gluten of a traditional tortilla, this keto bread recipe from Gnom-Gnom creates a soft and pliable alternative perfect for all your favorite taco fillings.
Almond and coconut flours keep carbs to a minimum, while xanthan gum holds everything together.
Each tortilla tallies up to 2 net carbs, and takes only five minutes to cook.
Coconut Flour Flatbread
Use this keto flatbread from Sweetashoney for wraps, dips, curries, and anywhere else you’d normally use a naan-style bread.
This recipe creates tasty, golden brown, pliable bread with no eggs and only 2.6 net carbs per serving.
This paleo bread alternative from Recipe Girl uses cauliflower as a base for flexible, flavorful tortillas better than anything you can find in the grocery store.
Squeezing the moisture out of the riced cauliflower, plus adding eggs, keeps these tortillas sturdy enough for taco filling or wraps.
Buttery & Soft Skillet Flatbread
No oven, no problem: You can still make keto bread right from your skillet with this recipe from Inspector Gorgeous.
Since it uses simple ingredients and cooks in batches from your stovetop, this easy recipe is perfect for first-time keto “bakers”.
You also won’t have to wait for the oven the preheat or the bread to reach room temperature before enjoying a low-carb accompaniment to soups and stews. 4 net carbs per serving.
Keto bread rolls, biscuits & bagels
Fluffy Keto Buns
When you crave a pillowy-soft roll for sandwiches and bread baskets, make this keto bread recipe.
Eggs, coconut flour, and psyllium husk make up the bulk of the dough before baking into perfectly spongy buns — all at 6 net carbs apiece.
Tip: This recipe is a perfect substitute for hamburger buns if you’re watching your carb count.
30-Minute Drop Biscuits
This “lazy” keto bread recipe from Gnom-Gnom is anything but boring. All you have to do is pulse the flours and flaxseed together in your food processor, followed by crumbling the butter directly into the dough while pulsing.
Plus, this recipe only takes 30 minutes from start to finish and keeps each biscuit macro-friendly at 3 net carbs.
Turmeric Cauliflower Buns
Cauliflower makes a delicious replacement in low-carb recipes, and this keto bread from Clean Eating Kitchen is no exception.
Riced cauliflower blends with coconut flour and savory turmeric to create fluffy buns with no veggie taste.
Low-Carb Almond Flour Biscuits
With five ingredients and 10 minutes of prep, this keto bread from Wholesome Yum proves that anyone can make keto bread.
This recipe makes buttery biscuits with almond flour as the main ingredient, and each one runs only 2 net carbs.
Cranberry Jalapeño “Cornbread” Muffins
This keto muffin recipe from All Day I Dream About Food delivers sweet heat with no corn whatsoever — instead, it uses a blend of coconut flour and sweetener to capture the same taste and texture for about 3 net carbs per serving.
Add fresh cranberries and jalapeño slices for a fun twist that pairs well with holiday meals.
Unlike other low-carb bagels that require conventional cheese to bind them together, this keto bagel recipe from The Keto Summit uses psyllium husk to create ta similar dense texture.
You may want to enjoy these bagels split in half since each whole one contains 7 net carbs.
Tip: Turn a half bagel into an entire meal by topping with wild-caught smoked salmon, a pasture-raised poached egg with Hollandaise, or pepperoni with parmesan if you tolerate dairy.
Keto pizza crust
Keto Breakfast Pizza
While this recipe includes breakfast toppings like smoked salmon and eggs, you can use this keto bread base for savory pizzas as well.
Using a blend of riced cauliflower, coconut flour, and psyllium husk, this recipe holds up well to even the heaviest pizza toppings. Plus, each filling serving only runs 7 net carbs.
Coconut Flour Pizza Crust
Make this keto bread pizza base crispy and thin, or roll it into a thicker, fluffier crust — no matter how you prepare it, this recipe from The Harvest Skillet cuts out all dairy, grains, and gluten for a total of 6 net carbs.
Coconut flour and psyllium create a firm texture, while apple cider vinegar lends a tangy flavor.
15-Minute Stove Top Pizza Crust
In less time than it takes to order delivery, you can have this keto pizza base from Gnom-Gnom ready to enjoy — plus, it requires no baking!
A quick dough made from almond and coconut flours, xanthan gum, and egg, then sizzles in your skillet before taking on your favorite toppings for 2 net carbs per serving.
3-Ingredient Mini Paleo Pizza Crusts
This stovetop keto pizza base from The Big Man’s World takes an even more minimal approach than the recipe above.
Combine almond or coconut flours with egg whites and baking powder, then cook on your stovetop for a chewy and sturdy crust at 3g net carbs per base.
Keto dessert breads
Keto Zucchini Bread With Walnuts
This moist and nutty keto bread recipe from Ruled.Me incorporates wholesome keto ingredients like shredded zucchini, almond flour, and spices.
Bake your batter for a sweet loaf under 3 net carbs.
Keto Pumpkin Bread
With warm spices and nourishing collagen protein, this keto pumpkin bread recipe packs your favorite fall flavors into one loaf.
No hand mixers needed with this easy recipe. Place the ingredients in a blender or food processer and blitz to combine, then pour into a loaf pan lined with parchment paper.
Each slice is 2.6 net carbs, making it a perfect accompaniment for a cup of Bulletproof pumpkin spice coffee.
Low-Carb Blueberry English Muffin Bread Loaf
Make the most of seasonal blueberries with this sweet and summery keto bread from Sugar-Free Mom.
Using nut butter and almond flour, this recipe creates a crisp crust and muffin-like interior with 3 net carbs per slice.
Cinnamon Almond Flour Bread
This keto bread recipe from Cotter Crunch answers your sweet and spicy cravings with a tender loaf made from gluten-free flours and warm cinnamon.
Each serving of this bread delivers 7.6 net carbs, but you can cut more carbs with a sweetener like non-GMO erythritol.
Keto Chocolate Zucchini Bread
Rich cocoa powder, coconut cream, and low-glycemic sweeteners make an addictive, chocolatey take on zucchini bread from Sweetashoney.
Top this loaf with melty chocolate chips, and each slice still fits in your macros with 3.4 net carbs.
Gluten-Free Cranberry Bread
Using a blend of stevia, erythritol, and fresh cranberries, this keto bread from Low Carb Yum strikes the perfect balance between sweet and tart flavors.
Plus, this recipe doesn’t skimp on berries — it uses an entire 12-ounce bag — and still keeps net carbs down to 5 grams per serving.
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