Keto Bread Loaf with 1 cut sliced and buttered

This Keto Bread Recipe is an excellent grain-free, low carb toasting bread. It has a close crumb that holds together well. When you toast it, it keeps its shape, browns nicely, and is sturdy. This zero net carb bread recipe makes awesome avocado toast and is perfect for dipping a buttered slice into your egg yolk!

The main ingredients in this recipe are almond flour, eggs, collagen powder, and psyllium husk. The eggs are whole, no separating and folding into your batter, thus saving time! To enhance the flavor, I added a small amount of sweetener as well as melted butter. It is just enough to give the loaf a nice aroma without making it a sweet bread. This is likely to be my go to recipe whenever I want to make toast or grilled cheese sandwiches!

Why I created my own Keto Bread Recipe

When you start the Keto diet, it is very likely you will miss your bread. For the most part, I only miss it when I want toast, or a grilled sandwich. I have never been a huge sandwich eater unless it was toasted in some way, shape, or form. I tried buying low carb bread, only to find out it tasted like cardboard, and I hated it! So, I went about trying several recipes that I found on the internet to create a loaf of bread that would satisfy Grumpy and me both

There wasn’t a single recipe that I tried that we wouldn’t eat. To be quite honest, I made the Diet Doctor Psyllium Rolls several times when I first started to make bread. Then, I made Cassidy’s Craveable Creations Authentic Bread Recipe and made them into slider buns.

A grain free Baked loaf of Keto Bread before cutting into slices sitting on parchment paper

What I thought about the homemade keto bread recipes I tried

The Diet Doctor rolls were fine and was the first keto bread like recipe I made that Grumpy actually would eat. The one thing I didn’t like was they felt rubbery in my mouth. Probably because of the psyllium. However, they smell amazing when baking. Nice and buttery and it felt like yeast bread was in the oven.

For me, Cassidy’s recipe was a step up from Diet Doctor. I made Keto Slider Buns with her recipe. She added the stevia for one, which made it much more pleasant. I even subbed the Psyllium Husks for the powder and they turned out great and not as gummy. But, I still wanted to try a bread that had collagen powder, or protein powder in it to see if it would amp up the texture and give me a more. So, that was my next natural step. To take what I had learned and attempt my own loaf!

A grain free bread loaf on cutting board with two cut slices

How I made my own Homemade Bread Recipe

  • I used Psyllium Husks (not the powder).
  • I used the French Vanilla Stevia in the recipe (like Cassidy did).
  • Egg whites were not folded into the batter. I added the eggs whole and only used 4.
  • The bread “batter” is not shaped with your hands. It is added to the loaf pan like a quick bread and the top smoothed out.
Great for avocado toast!

Step by step process for Homemade Keto Bread

Time needed: 1 hour.

A nice firm loaf of almond flour bread that is perfect for sandwiches and toast!

  1. Gather together your ingredients

    Measure ingredients for recipe and set in place.bread ingredients mis en place

  2. Whisk together your dry and ingredients separately.

    Add almond flour, psyllium husks, collagen powder, and baking powder to mixing bowl. Whisk to combine. In another bowl, whisk the eggs. Place butter in microwaveable dish and heat until just melted.Flour mixture with egg mixture and melted butter ready to add to dry ingredients

  3. Add wet ingredients to dry ingredients

    Make a hole in the center of your dry ingredients. Add the eggs and melted butter mixture to dry ingredients and stir until combined.wet ingredients added to dry ingredients before stirring

  4. Transfer batter to loaf pan and bake

    Line a loaf pan with parchment paper, then spray with cooking spray. Next, transfer the better to the loaf pan and smooth the top out with a spatula. Place in oven to bake.bread batter in loaf pan before baking

  5. Cool

    Once the bread is baked, remove from the oven and place on cooling rack. Cool at least 10 minutes before removing from loaf pan.Baked loaf of bread before cutting into slices

My thoughts on Keto Bread with Almond Flour

I wasn’t sure if I was going to regret how I made my recipe or not. I had no idea how the bread would turn out and I got lucky on my first try! The loaf browned up nicely, came out of the pan easily, and was able to be sliced while still warm!

I enjoyed this keto bread fresh out of the oven with a little butter, toasted with butter, and with some mashed avocado and crispy bacon. This bread would also be amazing for making seasoned croutons for your salad!

A slice of toasted and buttered grain free bread on a white plate with a side of bacon

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I highly recommend using Collagen Powder this recipe. The body it gives the bread in this recipe as well as the tender yet firm crumb. I feel this ingredient is what aids in helping to hold the bread together and won’t make it without it!

Keto Bread sitting on parchment paper and wooden cutting board with one slice cut

Keto Toasting Bread

A firm crumbed almond flour bread that is excellent for toasting!
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Course: Keto Breads
Cuisine: American
Keyword: almond flour, Almond Flour Bread, Keto Bread, Toasting Bread
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 30 minutes
Total Time: 45 minutes
Servings: 1 loaf
Calories: 75kcal



  • In a large mixing bowl combine 2 cups almond flour, 1/4 cup collagen powder, 2 teaspoons baking powder, 1 teaspoon salt, and 2 tablespoons psyllium husk.
  • In another mixing bowl, whisk together 4 large eggs, 15 drops liquid stevia, and 1 teaspoon apple cider vinegar.
  • Add egg mixture and butter to flour mixture and stir to combine.
  • Add hot tap water to bread batter and stir until well combined.
  • Place bread batter into 1.5 quart loaf pan lined with parchment paper. Spray parchment paper lined loaf pan with cooking spray.
  • Bake in oven at 350 degrees for 30 minutes or when toothpick inserted into loaf comes out clean.
  • Cool on wire rack at least 10 minutes before slicing.


Serving: 1loaf | Calories: 75kcal | Carbohydrates: 2g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 6g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 59mg | Sodium: 177mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 1g

About the Author: Shelby Law Ruttan

Shelby is the author/owner of Grumpy's Honeybunch. Established in 2007, she shares and preserves family recipes as well as recipes for cooking light and keto. She is an experienced, self-taught home cook who loves to share recipes with others. You can see her work on websites such as Veal Made Easy, Parade, Community Table, SoFab Food, Yummly, and FoodGawker.


  1. Lolli April 23, 2019 at 5:05 pm - Reply

    I looove that you have made a nice Keto bread possible and shared it with us! I was wondering if I can store the bread at room temp or should I keep it in the fridge? … also, have you tried freezing the loaves? (so can I make multiple loaves and store them in the freezer) Blessings to you!

    • Shelby Law Ruttan April 23, 2019 at 6:08 pm - Reply

      Hi Lolli, I’ve let it sit on the counter a couple of days, but I would store it in the refrigerator if it lasts longer than that. I haven’t frozen it yet, but think that it should be ok frozen. Just seal it well and make sure no air is in the packaging. I also might slice it before freezing it so I could just take what I wanted out instead of a whole loaf. thanks for stopping by and I hope you enjoy the bread!

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  3. Sandy Sheppard July 11, 2019 at 5:30 pm - Reply

    I made keto naan with psyllium and it upset our digestive systems for days. It was like cooking with laxative. I know several of the keto breads call for it but I won’t cook with it again. Is there a substitute? I really do miss good bread that you can toast.

    • Shelby Law Ruttan July 12, 2019 at 8:15 am - Reply

      Hi Sandy, yes, you can! After I read your question this morning, I decided to remake this recipe, eliminating the psyllium husks. I subbed 1/4 cup coconut flour and 1 tsp of xanthan gum. My reasons for these substitutions are thickening and binding. It turned out great with a really nice crumb. I took a few photos and will update my post with this info later, but wanted to let you know as soon as possible what you can do to eliminate the psyllium.

      • Sandy Sheppard July 12, 2019 at 3:26 pm - Reply

        Thank you! I look forward to trying it.

  4. Judy August 9, 2019 at 7:14 pm - Reply

    Can I substitute Collagen powder?

    • Shelby Law Ruttan August 9, 2019 at 8:38 pm - Reply

      Hi Judy, I haven’t made this without collagen powder so I can’t say how the recipe would turn out. You could try substituting whey and see how that works. If you do, please let me know how it turned out!

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  10. Lynn June 25, 2020 at 7:37 pm - Reply

    Is there a way to make this recipe into burger bins?

    • Shelby Law Ruttan June 26, 2020 at 5:36 pm - Reply

      Hi Lynn, this particular recipe will not work as burger buns. I have a keto slider roll recipe. If you search for it on the search bar you should be able to find it easily.

  11. Ela July 29, 2020 at 8:58 am - Reply

    Hi Shelby 🙋‍♀️,

    thaaaank you sooooo much for this delicious keto bread recipe 👍👌👍👌👍! This one is the best so far and I’ve tried really many many keto bread recipes!

    On my second try I added 3 tbsp psyllium husk and it’s getting better and better 😁😊☺ and on top I added poppy seeds – ooooooh sooooooo yummy 👌👌👌!

    Now is the next bread in the oven and I added instant yeast and I can’t wait to get it out if the oven and give it a try 😊

    Nice greetings from Germany,

    • Shelby Law Ruttan July 30, 2020 at 4:35 pm - Reply

      Hi Ela, so glad to hear you are happy with the recipe and I think it’s great you’ve worked on it. I’m really curious how the yeast works with it! Thank you for stopping by! Shelby

      • Ela August 4, 2020 at 3:23 am - Reply

        Hi Shelby 🙋‍♀️,

        the instant yeast in the batter was great, I let it sit for at least 30 minutes and the batter almost doubled the size and the taste and texture was very very close to the “traditional” bread 👍👌👍🤗!!

        Next time I will add also potato fibers, let’s see how this will turn out!?!

        Nice greetings from Germany,
        Ela 😘

  12. Cheryl July 30, 2020 at 6:17 pm - Reply

    Can this bread be made without the stevia. I cannot tolerate the taste of stevia 😒

    • Shelby Law Ruttan July 31, 2020 at 6:00 am - Reply

      Hi Cheryl, you can make this with any keto friendly sweetener you prefer. Enjoy! Shelby

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