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Hey, good morning! How many of you have ever heard of Fathead Dough?
It’s all the rage in the Keto world, simply because it’s a way to enjoy bread again! It’s made of mozzarella cheese, almond flour and egg, with many variations on the recipe, it’s very versatile!
This morning I am attempting to make bagels from Fathead Dough, and once they are out of the oven and I’ve sampled them, I’ll let you know if it was a success! 😉
I got the recipe from Mad Creations on Pinterest, and I had no almond flour, so I subbed a mixture of coconut flour and golden flax meal. Click the link for the whole recipe!
For the topping, I used chia seeds and pink Himalayan salt. I plan to eat them with cream cheese.
My measurements were not entirely accurate, so they will be smaller than hers, plus, they don’t seem to want to brown, so I may have to take them from the oven to the toaster oven to crisp up.
They smelled good, yet felt heavy and still not brown when I took them out, so I’ve got them in the toaster oven to finish up.
Now I can tell you after sampling my “bagel sandwich” it was delicious! Not as chewy as a traditional bagel, but definitely tastes like bread, the flax and coconut flour combo worked! Savory, salty, and slightly cheesy.
I am so exited and anxious to try the dough with almond flour, so I need to stock up on that and mozzarella cheese. Using the shredded is fine!
I made my sandwich with cream cheese and a thinly sliced Black Forest ham! Not bad for my first attempt!
I cannot wait to make pizza or cinnamon rolls! I’ve been hearing so much about this versatile dough, why did I wait so long to try it??
The addition of flax and the topping of chia seeds adds fiber and should also give me energy! I desperately need that recovering from knee surgery!
I have to admit, I’m not sure that this dough will make a good sweet bread, but I’m willing to give it a try, stay tuned for that! I will certainly be doing more experiments with this dough!
Tip: I had to click the conversion button on the recipe for US measurements.
Let me know if you’ve tried it and share your favorite recipes with me!