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This 90 Second Keto Bread is a super easy to make, deliciously cheesy and low carb bread for burgers, sandwiches and more. Guilt free indulgence! Wahoo!

90 Second Keto Bread. A super easy to make, deliciously cheesy and low carb bread for burgers, sandwiches and more. Guilt free indulgence!

This post was originally published on June 9, 2018 and has been updated with fresh content and images, though the recipe has stayed perfectly the same.

It’s been a year and a half since I first published this 90 Second Keto Bread, and it is still my most used recipe. I am always on the move with busy kids and running the household, never mind all of Mama Bear’s Cookbook, so am always in need of quick meals.

Breakfast sandwiches are among my favorite ways to start the day and sandwiches and burgers are a house staple. I hope you love this 90 Second Keto Bread as much as we do!

Prosciutto Bocconcini Stuffed Low Carb Burger

Why it works

  1. Never lose out on having a real burger or sandwich again with this delicious 90 Second Keto Bread!
  2. Fast and easy! This bread is simple to whip up and ready in only 8 minutes!
  3. Toasty and cheesy, this 90 Second Keto Bread is not only great because it’s absolutely delicious, I also love it because it easily fits into a low carb lifestyle!
Two plates each with a keto eggs benedict and garnished with chives.
Keto Eggs Benedict on 90 Second Keto Bread

Ingredients

  • almond flour
  • parmesan cheese
  • grated cheddar cheese
  • sea salt
  • onion powder
  • baking powder
  • an egg
  • olive oil
  • unsalted butter

90 Second Keto Bread Recipe

In a microwave safe dish combine the almond flour with parmesan, shredded cheddar, sea salt, onion powder and baking powder.

Whisk in the egg and oil until fully combined.

Microwave for 90 seconds. It will have puffed up in the microwave and look like a spongy egg creation!

Heat the butter in a skillet on medium high. Cool the bread for a minute or two and then pop it out of the dish. Cut the 90 Second Keto Bread in half, horizontally, to form two thinner bread slices. 

Once the butter in the skillet is hot, add the bread slices and fry until nice and toasty. Flip the bread slices over and fry until the other sides are toasty as well.

Enjoy as toast, burger bun or sandwich bread.

Expert Tips

  1. Whisk the mixture well enough so that the egg is fully beaten and combined well with the other ingredients.
  2. If the egg is not fully cooked after the 90 seconds in the microwave, cook for an additional 10 seconds in the microwave.
  3. Cool the bread just long enough to be able to work with it without getting burned – it will be very hot right from the microwave.
  4. Be sure the skillet and butter are hot when the bread is added, this will give the bread a nice toasty color and texture.
Two keto tuna melts freshly baked, laying on a wooden cutting board.
Keto Tuna Melt

Sandwiches and Burgers using this 90 Second Keto Bread

How to make a 90 Second Keto Bread without a microwave

Don’t have a microwave? No worries! Here is how to make this bread in the oven:

Heat oven to 350° and spray the same size glass container with spray oil. Fill the oven safe container with the bread contents and whisk well, then bake for 15 minutes, until the egg is cooked all the way through.

Cool for a few minutes before slicing in half and frying in hot butter til toasted on both sides.

Instant Pot Low Carb Chili

90 Second Keto Bread for dippin’

Do you love soup? Have you been feeling left out of the bread dunking? You’ve got to try this 90 Second Keto Bread the next time you have a lovely bowl of hot soup! Here are some tasty low carb recipes to try:

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90 Second Keto Bread

A super easy to make, deliciously cheesy and low carb bread for burgers, sandwiches and more. Guilt free indulgence! 
4.95 from 37 votes
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Prep Time: 2 minutes
Cook Time: 4 minutes
Cooling Time: 2 minutes
Total Time: 8 minutes
Servings: 1 serving
Author: Aleta

Ingredients

  • 3 tbsp almond flour
  • 1 pinch onion powder
  • 1 pinch sea salt
  • 1/4 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tbsp grated parmesan cheese
  • 1 tbsp grated cheddar cheese
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 tbsp butter

Instructions

Directions

  • In a microwave safe dish combine the almond flour with the parmesan, shredded cheddar, sea salt, onion powder and baking powder. Whisk in the egg and oil until fully combined and then microwave for 90 seconds. It will have puffed up in the microwave and look like a spongy egg creation!
  • Heat butter in a skillet on medium high. Allow 'bread' to cool for 2 minutes, then cut in half, horizontally, to form two thiner bread slices. Fry in a skillet until the bread is nice and toasty on both sides. Cool for a couple minutes before using for burgers or sandwiches. 

Notes

Don’t have a microwave? Look in post above for oven instructions. 🙂

Expert Tips

  1. Whisk the mixture well enough so that the egg is fully beaten and combined well with the other ingredients.
  2. If the egg is not fully cooked after the 90 seconds in the microwave, cook for an additional 10 seconds in the microwave.
  3. Cool the bread just long enough to be able to work with it without getting burned – it will be very hot right from the microwave.
  4. Be sure the skillet and butter are hot when the bread is added, this will give the bread a nice toasty colour and texture.

Nutrition Facts

Nutrition facts are an estimate only! The ingredients you choose could have different nutritional values than the ingredients I have used.  
Deduct the fibre from the total carbs to get 1.9g net carbs for the whole bread.

Nutrition

Serving: 1bread | Calories: 372kcal | Carbohydrates: 4.2g | Protein: 14.3g | Fat: 34.1g | Sodium: 383.8mg | Fiber: 2.3g | Net Carbs: 1.9g
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108 Comments

  1. 5 stars
    THANK YOU!!!! Great recipe!!

  2. I rarely ever leave comments about recipes but I have to say this recipe is PURE genius.

    I followed the recipe exactly to make a tuna melt and it was absolutely perfect. The next day I wanted to make a low carb pizza so I subbed the cheddar for mozzarella, and the parmesan for pecorino. Instead of onion powder, I cracked some Italian herbs in the dough. It made a 6” dough and instead of pan frying in butter, I used olive oil. Transferred to a baking pan, added my toppings, and broiled for a couple of minutes. Quick and tasty!

  3. Rachel Bergin

    Can you freeze these for use later.

  4. 5 stars
    Dynamite! this is a great, simple Keto Bread recipe. I did use an “OG” spice that I had made previously (onion powder and garlic powder) but these are wonderful. So simple even a caveman like me can do it. 🙂

  5. 4 stars
    I enjoyed the speed of cooking this bread, loved the texture but sadly the cheeses made it so salty for me, maybe because i havent eaten so much salt lately. Apart from that it was perfect.

  6. I love this recipe, but rather than fry the bread, I broil it. Gives it a great crispy topping without frying. Also, make it garlic flavoured instead of onion. Great to experiment with flavours 9f bith spices and cheese.

  7. Five ☆☆☆☆☆ from this gal

  8. 5 stars
    This is really delicious! Thank you 😊

  9. 5 stars
    I am truly in heaven now that I have this recipe! Absolutely excellent and now I am not missing out on the bread I used to crave! Thank you so much!

  10. 5 stars
    I think this recipe saved my diet. Thank yiu.

    • I hear ya Kathleen, this recipe was my backbone during a lot of weak days. I’m so glad it’s getting you through as well!

    • Faylene Romsa

      How do you keep the left over Keto bread. Love the recipe. Delicious. Tried your tune recipe as well.

      • So glad you like it! Personally I would freeze leftover breads. Pack them with wax paper (or parchment) in between each slice, then pack them into freezer bags. They are super easy to just pop into the toaster to heat back up 🙂

  11. 5 stars
    Love that I don’t have to use a microwave! Finally I can make this and it was awesome!

  12. 5 stars
    I tried this recipe after trying a couple others, and this one is by far the best! I added pepper jack cheese instead of cheddar and it was so tasty!

  13. Tried for the first time today. I used it to make a tuna patty melt! Delicious lunch!

  14. Stephanie

    Absolutely delicious, I used seasoned salt instead of the onion powder… and just doubled up on shredded cheese since I didn’t have Parmesan. I let this bread sit out on the counter for a little while and it dried out, so it really took on the texture of real bread. So thankful for this recipe!!❤️

  15. I’m allergic to almonds. Can this be made with coconut flour?

  16. Tracy Pettie

    about to try this recipe for keto bread. Serving size is 1 bread. Is that top and bottom both?

  17. Dave Rackett

    5 stars
    I have been on a keto diet for a month and I have really missed bread. Bread is my favorite. I decided to try your recipe and I absolutely LOVE it! Now I can have cheeseburgers, grilled cheese and toast with my eggs. Thank you so much!!

  18. 5 stars
    This recipe was super easy to follow, and the results were amazing! You almost can’t tell it’s not real bread! Going to continue using this from now on!

  19. 5 stars
    This is the BEST Keto bread I have ever tried! Love how easy it Is to.

  20. 5 stars
    I am not in a keto diet, but I am doing CrossFit and I am eating much healthier. Since I began this journey, I have not purchased bread. I made this yesterday; huge fan. Ate it with fried eggs. It was very tasty. Today I made a grilled cheese and grilled onion sandwich with it. Oh my word!! It is fantabulous! I am having so much fun experimenting with my new found healthier eating lifestyle. Thanks so much for this recipe!! Love it!!

  21. Olivia Tapelt

    5 stars
    SO QUICK, SO GOOD. THANK YOU SO MUCH FOR THIS 90 SECOND KETO BREAD RECIPE. IT TURNED OUT PERFECT! I DID NOT HAVE OLIVE OIL, SO USED GRAPESEED. DID NOT HAVE CHEDDAR OR PARMESAN, SO USED GRUYERE AND COLBY JACK. FANTASTIC!! HUSBAND IS HAVING A HARD TIME WITH THE NO BREAD THING ( DOCTORS ORDERS, LOW CARB) SO THIS WAS A MUCH NEEDED RECIPE. THANKS AGAIN

  22. Cyndi Burgess

    I just made and ate the 00 second bread it was actually pretty good. I was just wondering it was kind of dry do you have any suggestions to make it a little more moist?

  23. 5 stars
    I came across this recipe while looking for keto soup suggestions. I made it while my soup simmers. It’s really good. I hope I have enough left to accompany the soup. I keep pinching off pieces while the soup is finishing. This is so much easier than other recipes I’ve tried. I used Bob Mills Paleo baking flour instead of almond flour because that’s what I already had on hand. I can’t wait to make more.

  24. 5 stars
    This recipe came up in my feed right at lunchtime. I knew i had a leftover burger from last night so i made it. I then toasted it, added the burger, onions, cheddar cheese and garlic aoli. Need i say more!!!! So delicious. And let me say, i think this will make excellent croutons. It came out of the toaster perfectly crunchy, i will enjoy the croutons in soup, chili and salads. I think i will also make this and eat it like toast! Thank you 😊

  25. 5 stars
    This recipe is legit. I just started Keto this week. I don’t love Keto. I just know it will help me drop weight fast before my vacation in a month. Found this on Pinterest and had to leave a rating because it’s delish. Thank you!

    • Hey Sara! Wow, I am so glad you loved it and really appreciate the feedback! I am biased but also think this recipe is legit 😛 I use it… more than I’d like to admit… lol… happy ketoing and have a great vaca!

  26. 5 stars
    Well, Keto killed my microwave. Made this bread to have with chicken burgers and the last one in and my microwave died.⚰️ Still these buns were outstanding!!! Finally a keto bread that holds together and tastes delicious. Such a great recipe, thank you⭐️

    • Oh nooooo too many keto breads for the microwave, how unfortunate! Just in case you need more sandwiches before you can replace/fix the microwave, they can be made in the oven as well! I added directions in the post 🙂 I’m so glad you love the recipe, I make this multiple times weekly and can’t imagine life without it! 😅 So sorry about the microwave! Thanks for the comment Jeannie 🙂

    • Hey, can you omit the “salty” ingredients to make a plain bread, say for pb&j sandwiches?

      • Hey Daphney! For a pb&J I would just omit the onion powder. You could, if you wanted, do 1/4 cup almond flour and leave out the parmesan cheese to make it less salty, but I personally like the touch of salt with peanut butter, especially because I buy peanut butter with no additives. Totally up to you!

  27. Can’t wait to try this. Has anyone made extras to store in fridge for a few days or in the freezer? I work 12 night shifts and often have no desire bring out the pots and pans while I’m in the middle of a work rotation.

    • Hey Margaret!
      You can absolutely make a bunch and freeze them. I recommend frying them until golden brown before cooling to refrigerate or freeze.
      If you freeze them, place them into a freezer ziploc bag with wax or parchment paper in between each slice to make it easy to just grab one or two slices.
      Toss them into the toaster to reheat if you like to bring back some life, but it’s not necessary, they don’t take much time to thaw.
      12 hour shifts are tough, these are a great pack n go lunch or an easy meal for after work. I hope you enjoy!

  28. Tootie McPherson

    Can I use coconut flour instead of almond flour in 90 sec keto bread

    • Hey Tootie! I personally have never made a 90 second bread using coconut flour. Coconut flour cannot be directly replaced with almond flour as it need much less quantity and more eggs to bake. Unfortunately I don’t have a recipe using coconut flour.. I will have to try to make a recipe using it one of these days!

  29. Carla Rounds

    Ohhhhh, I did not do that. Lol. I will try that. Thanks so much! 🙂

  30. Carla Rounds

    I couldn’t get mine really toasted. I was hoping for a good crunch. Is it possible that too much butter while frying could result in not so “ crunchy”. Lol. I’m so lame at cooking. Any suggestions ?

    • Lol oh goodness, I doubt you are lame at cooking! Did you heat the pan for a few minutes until it was super hot? If the pan wasn’t hot enough, the bread would have soaked up the butter which would result in a non toasty bread. We don’t want floppy untoasty bread, no thank you. So make sure your pan is super hot first, then toss in the butter so it’s sizzling right away, THEN add the bread and cook until crisp, flip and repeat 🙂 Let me know if that works please Carla!

  31. Carla Rounds

    Sounds delish! Can’t wait to try it!

  32. Hey there- I know this is crazy, but I do not have a microwave!!!! Can I make it in my convection oven or any other idea? Major bread lover here, and this looks amazing!

    • It’s not crazy at all! I basically only use mine for melting butter, chocolate and cheese… and for making these keto breads! I’m always in a hurry for one so I love how quick they can be thrown together 🙂
      I just had another person ask today if they could be baked in the oven. I didn’t like not knowing the answer so i just gave it a try… I baked mine at 350° and it took 15 minutes. It didn’t puff up at evenly as the microwave version, so you may want to slice the top off so that it is more even, but it totally worked! I’ll add this into the post above 🙂
      Thanks for asking!

  33. This looks amazing! Can it be accomplished without the use of a microwave? I saw the toaster oven option, not sure if she bypassed the microwave there… Appreciate the help!

    • I have not baked them in an oven before but have heard of people doing it with great success! Use the same dish, just make sure it’s oven safe, and bake at 350 for about 15 minutes. Just make sure the egg is cooked through before you pop it out of the dish to cut in half and fry til crisp 🙂

    • Just gave it a try and it totally works in the oven! Took 15 minutes at 350°. The bread didnt puff up as evenly as the microwave way, but you can just slice the top off for even frying if you wish 🙂

  34. My husband did the keto diet for about a year and this would have been right up his alley while he was on it. We still enjoy low carb meals sometimes, and this bread looks so versatile that I may just give it a try!

  35. 5 stars
    I keep saying that I’m going to be eating healthier so this keto bread is going to be perfect for me. I gotta tell you, it looks so delicious that I can’t believe it could be healthy! I already have ideas about what I’m going to be putting on this bread. Thanks so much for sharing it! It’s going on my list!

  36. 5 stars
    This is a brilliant keto recipe! I love how versatile it is! #winning

  37. The fella follows keto and always laments not having a bun for his burgers. I cant wait to try this the next time we make burgers.

  38. I love this recipe. I added 1/8 tsp cinnamon 1/4 tsp unsweetened cocoa powder and used coconut oil instead. Put the slices in the toaster oven (on tray) on broil, approx 1.5 minutes each side. (I flipped with spatula). It was nicely toasted. Then awhile hot, I smeared some cream cheese on ’em and sprinkled ’em with some keto friendly cinnamon sugar.. YUMMY Dessert😊

    Thank you for the base recipe.. It’s perfect for experimenting with.

    • Whoa Kimberly you nailed it! I am actually drooling and cannot wait to try it myself! Sounds like a cinnamon roll, yum! Thanks so much for sharing this!! 😀

  39. 5 stars
    OMG..90 second keto bread? It’s amazing! I don’t follow the keto diet but one of my friend is, and right away I am sharing your link with her. Thanks for this amazing recipe.

  40. 5 stars
    I’m not Keto, but will most definitely give this a try. It takes less time and less carbs!

  41. 5 stars
    Wait …did you say 90 seconds! I’m really impressed. This is such a fantastic bread recipe. Very cool recipe, thanks for sharing this wonderful recipe

  42. 5 stars
    Oh my word!! 90 seconds? This is amazing, I’m definitely trying this. I bet this bread is amazing in a grilled cheese sandwich!

  43. 5 stars
    Oh my God, this is so cool. I’m not necessarily eating keto but I love how this sounds definitely want to try this. Thank you for the recipe. Can’t wait to try.

  44. 90 second bread – wow! This sounds amazing even for anyone not following a Keto diet. I’ll have to try this!

  45. 5 stars
    I <3 Keto breads. I'm excited to see this one especially. I was going through a lengthy baking process creaming cream cheese/butter/eggs. Now I have a quick option with ingredients that are a steadfast. Thanks!

  46. Kelly Anthony

    5 stars
    I am seriously AMAZED! What an awesome recipe and idea! A win for the whole Keto community!!!

  47. 5 stars
    Eating Keto isn’t always easy. Today I looked longingly at a table full of sweets at work. I walked away, feeling a little sad. Then I found this recipe and it made my day! I will be making this constantly now 😀. Thank you

    • It is super tough sometimes, isn’t it? That takes some serious restraint to walk away, I hope you gave yourself a serious pat on the back, and I bet you feel super awesome for holding off! I make this recipe multiple times every single week, it has saved me countless times when I’ve been about to cave. I hope it does the same for you Rachel! Thanks for commenting 😀

  48. What are the nutritional fact about the 90 sec low carb bread?

    • Hi Audree!
      The nutrition facts are after the third photo in the post and I’ll also add them here:
      Calories: 364 Net Carbs: 6 Fat: 31 Protein: 16
      Thanks for asking 😀

  49. cookie pusher

    yes you can use this recipe with coconut flour, i use it all the time. coconut flour does add a sweeter flavor. just cut the flour to 1 tbsp coconut flour. i find in all my recipes there is a 3 to 1 difference . coconut flour in baking is alot courser , almond is finer. often i will use both for tastes effects. my husband is diabetic and i cut the grms alot of carbs.

  50. Dustin Barrett

    5 stars
    This was awesome! Have you made a scaled up version of this recipe for a loaf? I would love to include this in my meal prep!

    • Hey Dustin I’m so glad you enjoyed it! I eat one of these almost every day 😅 but have not got around to trying it load style yet! My husband. Is gluten free and also loves these, so would be great to have a loaf rather than constantly making singles! Thanks for the idea 😆

  51. 4 stars
    Have you had any luck with using coconut flour instead of almond?

    • Hey Amy! I have not used coconut flour, no, but have seen some recipes that use coconut flour. I know you cannot directly replace almond flour with coconut flour, but am not sure what the exact measurements would be, sorry!

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