Low Carb : Bagels

Bagels are everywhere: in the bakeshop, coffee shop, supermarket, and every food store around. But do you know what’s the best bagel? The best bagel is the diet-friendly one, freshly made out of your own hands. This recipe for a low-carb bagel made out of coconut flour Fat Head Dough will surely be a hit breakfast or snack item at your dining table.

Makes: 6 bagels


3 beaten large eggs

60 grams or about ½ cup of coconut flour

2 tablespoons aluminum-free baking powder

55 grams or 2 ounces of cream cheese

250 grams or about 2 ½ cups of shredded mozzarella cheese

2 tablespoons melted butter (you have the option to add a bit more if needed and use unsalted to reduce sodium)


Preheat oven to 400°F. Prepare a baking pan with parchment paper.

In a small bowl, combine coconut flour and baking powder, then set aside.

For one minute, melt the mozzarella cheese and baking powder in high-power microwave. Stir, then put back in the high-power microwave for another minute. After which, stir again.

Add in beaten eggs, butter, and coconut flour mixture until dough is formed. It is necessary that the dough is a bit wet and sticky. If dough is dry, add in another egg or more butter.

Cut dough into 6 pieces. Roll out each piece and form a bagel shape by connecting the ends.

Place them on the baking pan with parchment paper. Bake at 400°F for 12 to 16 minutes or until they are lightly brown.

Serving Size: 1 bagel

Total Net Carbs: 4g

Total Fat: 16g

Total Protein: 14g

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