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So- I definitely thought I’d muck this recipe up because I’ve tried several bread recipes and barely any of them turned out. The ones that did, I didn’t really like the presentation.

but GUYS. I think I have finally figured out an amazing gluten free & keto flour recipe that is PERFECT for bread, rolls and other delicious things. The ratio of almond flour to whey protein is just right. The best part is the protein is so light that it gives the bread a decent rise!

As for these rolls, I cant even begin to describe these.. You barely taste the almond flour, you hardly taste the protein powder. The possibilities with this flour is endless.

The only downside is that it’s hard to handle. The dough is a bit sticky, so I HIGHLY recommend wetting your hands before forming your rolls.

I will be working on a similar recipe using coconut flour very shortly.

BEST BRAND: For keto, the lower the carbs, the better, especially if you’re diabetic. I HIGHLY recommend to use Isopure Whey Isolate. It is ZERO carb. Here is a link to the product: Link here   and here is a link to a review about best protein powders for diabetics: Link here. but please note there may be an insulin reaction. Diabetics should consult a doctor or do their research before consuming whey protein powder.




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Keto Bread Rolls - No Eggs or Cheese!

Yield: 5
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes
Low carb, keto and gluten-free. These dinner rolls are not made with eggs OR cheese and taste incredibly close to regular wheat bread.


  • 1 cup (100g) almond flour
  • 3/4 cup (50g) keto protein powder
  • 1 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp xanthan gum
  • 1/2 cup (118ml) hot water
  • 1/2 tsp salt


  1. In a mixing bowl, whisk together your almond flour, protein powder, salt, xanthan gum and baking powder.
  2. Pour in the hot water and use a spatula to mix the ingredients all together until you get a nice dough. It will be sticky to touch.
  3. Wet your hands and take a small chunk of the dough and form into a ball.
  4. Place the rolls onto a cookie sheet lined with parchment paper.
  5. Bake at 375°F / 175°C for 10-12 minutes or until they are a nice golden brown.


3.3 net carbs per roll.

Nutrition Information:
Yield: 5
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 164 Total Fat: 11.5g Carbohydrates: 5.7g Fiber: 2.4g Protein: 12g
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  1. Rachel

    December 11, 2018 at 8:31 pm

    Would you be willing to tell me what brand of whey you use or what to look for? My mom and I are new to keto and are having a hard time figuring it out. Thank you for the hope of yummy biscuits!

  2. Laura

    December 16, 2018 at 2:15 pm

    I don’t know whether to trust you on this or not! I mean, anyone who is whisking anything with the equivalent of a toy whisk…. 😂 j/k! I mean I will probably try it. 😂

    • hungryelephant

      December 16, 2018 at 12:36 pm

      bahahahaaha isn’t it cute?

  3. Kay

    December 17, 2018 at 1:01 am

    Can they be made without whey powder?

    • hungryelephant

      December 17, 2018 at 5:50 am

      you can make it with psyllium husk or flax seed instead but it’d need to bake longer

      • Angie

        January 3, 2019 at 5:58 pm

        What quantities and for how much longer please?

        • hungryelephant

          January 3, 2019 at 7:06 pm

          Not sure off the top of my head but let me look into it and I will let you know. I know someone did try it, but I just gotta find their comment. Hold tight!

  4. Jojo

    December 18, 2018 at 12:23 pm

    Absolutely delicious, no need to try any other recipes

  5. Krisi D

    December 18, 2018 at 4:16 pm

    Unbelievable how good these are!!!! And Easy!!!! They taste like buttermilk drop biscuits to me! Absolutely love them 🤗💕

  6. jojo

    December 20, 2018 at 6:15 pm

    I have a question about the video. Im watching you put in the ingredients but when it comes to the baking power and Xanthan Gum it looks like you are putting in more than a teaspoon. If you watch it you put in a teaspoon of baking powder more than once the same with the gum. I can see your reflection in the bowl and see you go back in the containers for more ingredient. Mine came out delicious but flat so im wondering if you are actually putting in more than is listed on your ingredient list. watch the video and you will see what I mean. Thank you !!!

    • hungryelephant

      December 20, 2018 at 6:33 pm

      Hey! So for this recipe I used a 1/4 tsp spoon, so I needed to use 4 for 1 teaspoon and thats why I kept going back for more. I hope that makes sense. Let me know if you have any more questions! 🙂

  7. Diann

    December 20, 2018 at 6:55 pm

    I’m getting ingredients out to make the rolls., when do you put in salt??? I don’t see it in the video or written instructions.

    • hungryelephant

      December 20, 2018 at 6:59 pm

      Add it in with the dry ingredients – i forgot to add it in the video.

  8. jojo

    December 20, 2018 at 7:06 pm

    LOL. Thank you for clearing that up. And thank you for such a great recipe. Ive tried sooooo many different ones and this one is by far my favorite. No over powering egg flavor, soft inside, and super easy to make.

  9. Missy

    January 9, 2019 at 7:54 pm

    Would this dough work for cinnamon rolls?

    • hungryelephant

      January 10, 2019 at 2:54 pm

      I think it might be too difficult to handle to make cinnamon rolls, but it’s worth a try.

  10. Elaine

    January 13, 2019 at 7:51 pm

    Was wondering if it would be possible to replace the whey with vegan protein powder? (Because that’s the only unflavoured protein I have at home) And if yes, do you think I would have to adjust the quantities of powder or water?

    • hungryelephant

      January 14, 2019 at 11:57 am

      I think that should be fine! I dont think you’d have to change the quantities. Try adding in your water 1/4 cup at a time just to make sure it doesnt get too watery.


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