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Keto Almond Flour Muffins Low Carb Recipe

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These classic plain low carb muffins using almond flour are not just a treat; they’re a canvas for your culinary creativity.

Imagine starting your day or enjoying your snack time with a muffin that’s not only low in carbs but also versatile enough to become a delightful cupcake with just a few added berries or your favorite flavors.

This keto muffin recipe is a perfect example of how keto-friendly ingredients, like almond flour, can lead to delicious possibilities.

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

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You can also make many different types of keto muffin recipes, sweet or savory, by adding extra ingredients and flavors such as vanilla, banana extract, sugar free 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.

How to Make Low Carb Muffins Using Almond Flour

Preheat the oven to 350F.

Combine all the dry ingredients in a bowl then add apple cider vinegar and water in. Mix well. You can use unsweetened almond milk instead of water if you prefer.

add xanthan gum almond flour water

Whip egg whites until they form soft peaks and fold into the flour mixture. If you want to make keto blueberry muffins, simply add blueberries into the batter. Check my keto almond flour blueberry muffins recipe for more details.

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.


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Keto Muffins with Amond Flour

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 Tanya K.


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
Keto Muffins with Amond Flour
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.
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Can you use coconut flour instead of almond flour?

Yes, you can use coconut flour instead of almond flour in the keto muffin recipe, but the substitution isn’t a 1:1 ratio. Coconut flour is much more absorbent than almond flour, so you typically use about 1/4 to 1/3 of the amount of coconut flour compared to almond flour. Additionally, you may need to adjust the amount of liquid and eggs in the recipe to accommodate the change in flour and achieve the desired consistency.

How to store keto friendly muffins?

To store keto-friendly muffins, first ensure they are completely cooled. Then, place them in an airtight container. You can store them at room temperature for up to 2-3 days. For longer storage, keep them in the refrigerator where they can last for about a week. If you need to store them for an extended period, they can be frozen in a freezer-safe container or bag for up to 3 months. Thaw at room temperature or in the refrigerator before serving. This method helps maintain their texture and flavor.

How to reheat low carb almond flour muffins

To reheat low carb almond flour muffins, preheat your oven to 350°F (175°C). Place the muffins on a baking sheet and warm them in the oven for about 5-10 minutes, or until heated through. This method helps retain their moistness and texture. Alternatively, for a quicker option, you can microwave them for about 20-30 seconds, but be cautious as microwaving can sometimes dry them out or make them too soft. Heating them gently is key to maintaining their quality.

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