My FAMOUS 2-step method for easy low-carb almond flour bread recipe has rapidly become one of the most popular recipes here on Ditch The Carbs.
The perfect healthy homemade bread at only 1.9g net carbs per slice. Gluten-free, low-carb and no sugars.
The Easiest Low-Carb Almond Flour Bread
If you are new to low-carb baking, bread made with almond flour is the easiest low-carb flour, to begin with.
Almond flour bread makes for a sturdy, yet light loaf. Read on for top tips when baking with almond flour.
How To Make Bread With Almond Flour
Almond flour is pretty easy and simple to bake with, especially for beginners.
There are a few things however, you need to understand because you cannot directly substitute almond flour for wheat flour in regular baking recipes.
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How To Make Almond Flour Easier to Knead
Almond flour doesn't behave like wheat flour (that you may be accustomed to), because there is no gluten to make the bread stretchy or soft. In order to make almond flour behave like regular wheat flour, eggs are used for structure, protein, and air.
I also use psyllium which absorbs water many times its own volume. It also helps give structure and volume to a low-carb bread recipe and adds plenty of fibre.
So what makes this low carb bread recipe so easy? It's truly just a 2-step process.
Almond Flour Bread - The Famous 2-Step Method Recipe
There are two simple steps to this almond flour bread.
- Add the dry ingredients, add the wet ingredients.
Yes, it's that simple!
What Dry Ingredients Do You Need to Make Almond Flour Bread?
There are only 4 dry ingredients needed to make this simple low carb bread recipe.
- almond meal/flour
- baking powder
- psyllium husk
Why Use Almond Flour?
Low-carb almond flour bread is a natural grain-free, gluten-free bread.
If you are still buying gluten-free bread - STOP! Why? Because gluten-free products are expensive, ultra-processed and generally made with high carb, high starch flours such as rice flour and tapioca starch.
Save your money, and make your own healthy gluten-free bread instead.
To learn more about different types of low carb flours, make sure to check out The Ultimate Guide to Low Carb Flours.
Read more: Gluten free vs grain free
Ways to Use Almond Flour Bread
There are obvious ways to serve almond flour bread.
Toast with butter, or just as a low-carb sandwich which is great news for a low-carb packed lunch-box.
But what about cubed and fried to use as croutons? Low-carb bread crumbs? Roast chicken stuffing? Turkey stuffing?
The possibilities are endless.
Easy 2-Step Method Bread Recipe
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Low-Carb Almond Flour Bread
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- Place all the dry ingredients in a mixing bowl.
- Add the eggs, coconut oil and warm water. Mix until combined well. Do not over mix.
- Pour into a lined loaf tin or a silicon loaf tin. Bake at 180C/350F for 30 minutes, or until golden on the outside and cooked thoroughly inside. It appears some ovens require a longer cooking time, so please be guided by your oven.