How to Make Low Carb Biscuits
While being quarantined during the Covid-19 pandemic, one of the things it offered was an immense amount of time. A lot of time with family, playing games, trying out new hobbies, and of course, cooking. There was A LOT of time in the kitchen.
This particular low carb biscuit recipe was a bit of an accident. I was attempting to make low carb pretzels, but I couldn’t recall the directions off-hand. I remembered that it called for cream cheese, which I had none, so I already knew I had to do some playing around with the ingredients. In fact, as I was mixing the items together, I found that the consistency was much looser than I expected, making it difficult to form the dough into a pretzel shape. Because of that, I decided to keep it simple and avoid trying to manipulate it into a shape. So, with a little guessing and a close eye, once they were placed in the oven, it resulted in five, round “biscuits.” They were similar to a small hamburger bun or muffin top. Adding the seasoning on top was the perfect final step for that flavor we all love on a bagel.
This would be a great low carb substitution for a hamburger bun or even served beside a bowl of soup for dipping. Or, how about spreading some cream cheese on it just like a bagel? I would have loved to try any of these options, but they disappeared so fast that there were none left over for experimenting – I barely got to taste them myself! I suppose that’s what happens when you have so many taste-testers with A LOT of time to volunteer their services. Try them for yourself!
*Update: I made another batch and there was actually some leftover! I stored them in an air-tight container and kept them in the refrigerator. For a quick lunch, I toasted one and topped it with whipped cream cheese – it was great!
- 1 1/2 Cup Mozzarella
- 1/2 Cup Almond Flour
- 1 Egg
- 1 Tsp Baking Powder
- 1/2 Tsp Garlic Powder
- 1/2 Tsp Onion Powder
- Everything but the Bagel Sesame Seasoning Blend
- Preheat the oven to 350°.
- Melt the mozzarella cheese in a bowl for one minute, and then continuing in 30-second increments if needed.
- Add the almond flour, egg, baking powder, garlic powder, and onion powder.
- Fold the ingredients together but don’t overdo it. It may seem like it won’t mix, but it will – just keep folding! The consistency will be sticky and gooey to the touch.
- Take large spoonfuls of the mixture and drop them onto a baking sheet lined with parchment paper, leaving about 2 inches in between. This recipe produces 5-6 scoops of dough.
- Press the dough down to form a circle similar to a large cookie. This will also keep the seasonings from falling off.
- Sprinkle the Everything but the Bagel Sesame Seasoning Blend on top.
- Bake for 15 minutes.
- Bread will stiffen as they cool. Serve and enjoy!