Homemade, Low Carb Biscuits
A good biscuit is like a blank slate. There is a lot you can do with it from savory dishes to sweet desserts. You can use a biscuit to make yourself a sausage egg sandwich in the morning. You can serve it with some butter at dinnertime. You can even use a biscuit as the base of a strawberry shortcake. The possibilities are endless.
Biscuits are also great because they are very easy to make. All you need to do is mix all the ingredients together, scoop and serve. It only takes about 10 minutes to make fresh biscuits. Thanks to the simplicity, they really should become a staple in your household. An easy recipe with endless pairing possibilities? Sounds like a perfect recipe to me!
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When you are following a keto diet, you need to make sure the biscuits you make are low carb. It is hard to resist a good biscuit so you want to be sure the tempting little rolls are okay to devour. We created a super tasty, low carb, almond flour biscuit that will fit right into your keto lifestyle. They also check all the boxes that a good biscuit should. These almond flour biscuits are:
- Easy to make
- Versatile to use
- Tender and soft
- Flakey rather than crumby
- Very delicious
- Gluten Free
- Low carb
Sounds like a recipe you may want to make right away. So let me tell you a little bit about how to make this almond flour biscuit recipe.
The recipe begins by blending the cream cheese, erythritol and salt together. You want the cream cheese to be very soft and smooth so that the next ingredient, the egg, blends into it well. After you add the egg to the cream cheese mix, be sure to scrape down the sides of your bowl. You want to make sure to get every bit of cream cheese off the side of the bowl and blended into the batter so there are no lumps later on.
Add the almond flour and baking powder to the bowl and mix to form a thick batter. The batter will look a little wetter than traditional biscuit dough. That’s okay though! They will bake perfectly. Scoop the batter using an ice cream scoop, tablespoon, or spoon, making mounds that are about 2 tablespoons in size. Resist the urge to flatten the biscuits before baking. They will spread out a little as they bake.
Pop the almond flour biscuits into the oven and bake until they are golden brown on top. When the biscuits come out of the oven, try brushing them with melted butter or heavy cream. This will give them even more flavor.
So what do you think you will use these biscuits for? Will you be making a pulled pork sandwich? Are you thinking of creating an almond flour biscuit berry cobbler? Or do you have your own, secret dish in mind? We want to know! Let us know how much you love these almond flour biscuits in the comments below. They really are a great, every day recipe to have on hand! Enjoy.
- 1 egg
- 1/4 cup cream cheese, softened
- 1/4 tsp salt
- 1 cup almond flour
- 2 tsp baking powder
- 1 Tbsp So Nourished granular erythritol
- Preheat your oven to 350 degrees F and line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
- Mix together the cream cheese, granular erythritol and salt. Blend until smooth.
- Add the egg and stir again until smooth. Use a rubber spatula or the paddle attachment of a stand mixer to really blend the mix well. You don’t want any lumps!
- Add the almond flour and baking powder and mix to form a wet batter.
- Scoop the batter onto the tray using a tablespoon. Make each mound about 2 tablespoons in size. Do not flatten.
- Bake the biscuits in the preheated oven for about 15-18 minutes or until they begin to turn golden brown.
- Cool and enjoy.
The content on this website should not be taken as medical advice and you should ALWAYS consult with your doctor before starting any diet or exercise program. We provide nutritional data for our recipes as a courtesy to our readers. We use Total Keto Diet app software to calculate the nutrition and we remove fiber and sugar alcohols, like erythritol, from the total carbohydrate count to get to the net carb count, as they do not affect your blood glucose levels. You should independently calculate nutritional information on your own and not rely on our data. The website or content herein is not intended to cure, prevent, diagnose or treat any disease. This website shall not be liable for adverse reactions or any other outcome resulting from the use of recipes or recommendations on the Website or actions you take as a result. Any action you take is strictly at your own risk.
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