Classic Plain Low Carb Muffins Gluten Free Recipe
classic plain muffins

Classic Plain Keto Muffins

Share to save for later!

Today we are making some low carb classic muffins. It’s super simple and easy to make using almond flour the #1 ingredient for baking recipes on keto.

This low carb dough can be used to make many things such as keto bread, muffins, bagels, cupcakes, etc…

You can also make many different types of keto muffins, sweet or savory, by adding extra ingredients and flavors such as vanilla, banana extract, chocolate chips, blueberries, sweetener, etc… There are just so many ways to experiment with this recipe!

Using egg whites is also important when you baking because they are what make those buns so soft and puffy. You know the egg whites are whipped correctly is when you hold a bowl with them upside down and it still sticks to the bowl.

Using egg yolk gives that shin, glazed appearance to your muffins.

low carb plain muffins

This is the traditional low carb bread that can be used in practically anything; add ginger and its – Christmas special, keto cinnamon rolls are also based on this recipe, mix tomatoes, cheese, and olives and you’ll have Italian bread for bruschetta or guacamole.

Let’s Ketofy It!

Preheat the oven to 350F.

Combine all the dry ingredients in a bowl then add apple cider vinegar and water in. Mix well.

add xanthan gum almond flour water

Whip egg whites until they form soft peaks and fold into the flour mixture.

whip egg whites for bread

You can divide the dough into 6 pieces for 6 muffins. The number and size will depend on the purpose (bread, buns, muffins, etc…). After that, place them in a baking tray.

pour batter into muffin pan

Beat the egg yolk and brush on the top of the bread/muffin. Finally, sprinkle sesame seeds and bake for 30-40 minutes.

Save this recipe by pinning this picture to your Pinterest board for later use!

keto plain muffins


classic plain muffins
Print Pin This!
4.70 from 10 votes

Classic Plain Keto Muffins

These low carb muffins are so versatile, you can add some berries and other flavors and turn it into cupcakes.
Course Breakfast, Snack
Cuisine Ketogenic, Low Carb
Keyword keto muffins, low carb muffins
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 128kcal
Author KetoVale Team


Bread Dough


  • 1 egg yolk
  • 1 tsp sesame


  • Preheat the oven to 350F.
  • In a bowl mix almond flour, xanthan gum, baking powder and salt. Add hot water and apple cider vinegar and mix until well combined.
  • Beat egg whites and incorporate carefully into the dough mixture. Divide the mixture between 6 muffin cups and transfer to a baking tray.
  • Beat the egg yolk and glaze each cup with it.
  • Sprinkle sesame or flax seeds on top and bake for 30-40 minutes.



You can add different flavors and topping such as chocolate chips, berries, etc… to make it your favorite snack and dessert.


Nutrition Facts
Classic Plain Keto Muffins
Amount Per Serving
Calories 128 Calories from Fat 90
% Daily Value*
Fat 10g15%
Saturated Fat 1g5%
Cholesterol 33mg11%
Sodium 430mg18%
Potassium 193mg6%
Carbohydrates 5g2%
Fiber 2g8%
Sugar 1g1%
Protein 6g12%
Vitamin A 45IU1%
Calcium 119mg12%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
Pin To Save This Recipe

About The Author

Scroll to Top