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