Have you started a Keto or low carb diet recently? What has been the hardest thing for you to give up? Many say that they have the hardest time cutting bread out of their diet. Luckily, there are some great substitutions that can help you when those bread cravings start. This 90 second Keto Bread in a Mug can be made with just a few ingredients and in under two minutes. It doesn't get much easier than that!
Why you'll love Keto mug bread
- Carb free, gluten-free bread that will satisfy a bread craving
- At 5 net carbs, this is the perfect bread for your keto diet
- Makes a great breakfast, snack or even hamburger bun!
Almond flour is a great alternative to traditional flour if your are watching your carbs. It really gives this bread a nice texture and taste that you would normally get from grains. This bread contains 5 net carbs.
How to make 90 sec keto bread
The first step to making keto bread in a mug, is finding the perfect mug. You want a microwave-safe mug that is big enough so that the batter won't spill over the top as it cooks. I also like a mug that is not tapered in any way as it creates a more uniformed low carb bread.
Begin by placing the butter in your mug and melt butter in the microwave. Once that is done, add in the rest of your ingredients.
I use pink himalayan salt, but if you don't have any on hand, you can use table salt.
Mix the ingredients together with a fork or whisk until they are well blended.
Microwave for 90 seconds. You read that right - a 90 second bread recipe! One of the big perks of this keto bread (besides satisfying that craving for bread) is that it takes just 90 seconds to cook.
When it is done cooking, simply shake it out of the mug. If it sticks at all, running a knife along the edges should do the trick. Slice the bread.
Slice the low carb microwave bread. I usually manage to get 4 slices out of a mug. Now you can simply slather on butter and call it a day or you can pop it in the toaster to brown it.
I like to toast mine for a few minutes to make them a little crisper. Sometime I have even fried them in some butter in a pan and that is just delicious.
Now, I just like to top mine with butter and cream cheese. I never can decide on which one I want, so I make two with butter and two with cream cheese.
This keto bread in a mug has a wonderful flavor, and while you won't mistake it for your favorite bread, it is mighty tatsty and makes me feel like I am not depriving myself of bread. This has more the texture of a corn bread, but is it is still a delicious treat.
While I enjoy having this Keto microwave bread for breakfast, you can also make it and use it as the bread for a sandwich or the bun for a burger. Yum!
Keto Bread in a Mug
- Place the butter in the mug and melt it in the microwave.
- When melted, remove from microwave and add in the rest of the ingredients.
- Mix the ingredients together with a fork until they are well blended.
- Microwave for 90 seconds.
- When done cooking, shake the bread out of the mug. If it sticks at all, running a knife along the edges should do the trick.
- Slice the bread. For a crisper bread, place the slices in toaster.
- Top with butter or cream cheese.
This nutritional information is approximate and was calculated using online calculators. Your nutritional information may vary depending on numerous factors.
Frequently asked questions
Since you are making one portion at at time, you likely won't have any leftovers. However, if you do, you can store them at room temperature in an airtight container for up to 2 days. You can also store in the fridge for up for 4 days.
There are 5 net carbs in each serving of mug bread.
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