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The Flour Free Bread, (LCHF)

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Easy gluten free/flour free bread recipe

If you are on a gluten-free diet then I’m sure you know one of the hardest things to find is good gluten-free white bread. This bread is so good. I have tried many, many gluten free recipes and most of the time the texture turnes out to be spongy, rubber like or dense. This bread has a texture that reminds me of sponge cake. I know… it sounds strange, but it’s really nice. Fluffy and moist!
Not only is this gluten free bread delicious. It’s easy to make and comes out perfectly every time. There’s only 7 ingredients, no resting, no rising.  Just mix in a bowl, pour, bake, slice, enjoy! Declisious, simple, and nutritious. I found it on one of my favorite Swedish blogs – Scandinavian wellness. Ann-Catrin has so many inspiring, beautiful recipes on her blog. Check it out here >>

I can easily eat a whole loaf of this bread by myself in one week. I love enjoying it with a slice of cheese or just as it is, but if you’re not so keen on eating it all in one week, you can easily freeze this for later. To freeze, I recommend allowing the bread to completely cool, slice, then lay each sliced in a single layer in an airtight glass container.

1 bread á 22 slices (1 kh per slice)
1 1/2 cups + 2 tbsp almond flour
5 tbsp sesame seeds
5 tbsp of psyllium husk powder (What is psyllium Husk? Read more >>Buy it online here >>
2.5 tsp baking powder
5 Eggs
1/3 cup (75 grams) of melted butter or coconut oil
3/4 cup creme fraiche* (For milk-free – use coconut cream)
1/2 cup yogurt* thick, full fat, naturell. (For milk-free – use coconut cream)

*You can replace creme fraiche with yoghurt or replace yoghurt with creme fraiche.

Directions:

        1. Grease a medium loaf pan with an optional fat.
        2. Pour in sesame seeds and shake until the sides are covered.
        3. Preheat the oven to 400 F (200) degrees
        4. Mix together the dry ingredients.
        5. Stir in egg + crème fraiche + Turkish yogurt.
        6. Throw in the melted butter / coconut oil and stir well.
        7. Work quickly and spread it evenly in the form.
        8. Put the bread in the oven for about 35 minutes.
        9. Let cool slightly before cutting into it.

This almond flour bread may be the best low carb bread recipe yet!

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This is so good to eat with some butter on

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66 Comments

  • Reply
    Jael
    February 7, 2018 at 2:55 am

    Whole psyllium husk or powder?

    • Reply
      angelasheaven
      February 7, 2018 at 6:09 pm

      Hi Jael. Good question….I have to change that in the recipe. Thanks for commenting. Use psyllium powder.

      • Reply
        Kelly
        April 9, 2018 at 3:31 am

        Why could you not have updated your post to say this? I literally just made the batch and would have vitamixed the psyllium had I known. I appreciate people posting their recipes but at the end of the day you get this sort of thing happen and that’s a heap of ingredients wasted. Psyllium husk is husks. Psyllium powder is psyllium husk powder.

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        Kelly
        April 9, 2018 at 3:35 am

        Oh my gosh I am SO SORRY. I just read back and you did change it. I’m such a horrible internet idiot. No excuse but my 4 year old was screaming because I let his cousin help me while he was playing cowboys until he realised what I was doing and it frazzled me. But no excuse! Gah please accept my apology. I shall try this again with psyllium powder!

        • Reply
          angelasheaven
          April 9, 2018 at 6:31 am

          Hi Kelly.
          I’m so sorry to hear that your bread didn’t turn out like you wanted. I understand your frustration…I have two kids and I know how stressful it can be trying new recipes while they are screaming. =)
          I hope you do try this recipe one more time and that it turns out perfect. I’m sure you will love it.
          Have a lovely day, Angela

          • Kelly
            April 14, 2018 at 7:34 am

            Making it again now and I’ve blended the psyllium in my little vitamix. Hopefully it will stay puffed up! It tasted great either way. Thanks again

  • Reply
    Jael
    February 8, 2018 at 11:11 pm

    So Can I do 3/4 creme fraiche and 1/2 greek yogurt?
    I don’t have to do dairy free.

  • Reply
    Gad
    March 21, 2018 at 11:24 am

    Hi,
    Thanks for the great recipe.
    What size of pan you used?

    • Reply
      angelasheaven
      March 21, 2018 at 11:29 am

      Hi.
      I’m using a a pan that’s 10cm x 30cm.
      =)
      Angela

    • Reply
      Sylvia
      March 30, 2018 at 4:19 am

      For the folks who baked this bread, how did you like the recipe?

  • Reply
    Kelly
    March 30, 2018 at 11:55 am

    This is the FIRST low carb bread my picky 11 year old likes! he went back for more.. yay! thank you!

    • Reply
      angelasheaven
      March 30, 2018 at 1:36 pm

      Wow! That’s great!! I’m so happy for you. I know what it feels like when your kids don’t want to eat and I know the feeling when they finally do… especially if it’s nutritious food. It’s pure joy! =) Angela

  • Reply
    Forestjad
    March 30, 2018 at 5:53 pm

    What are the nutrition facts for this. I’m doing keto and I need the total carbs. Thanks. It looks good.

    • Reply
      angelasheaven
      March 31, 2018 at 10:11 am

      I’m sorry, but I don’t have the exact nutrition facts. Google almond flour and psyllium husk and see if there are any carbs in it. I don’t think there is. Good luck!
      =)
      Angela

  • Reply
    Ryan
    March 30, 2018 at 10:47 pm

    Do I need to do the crepe fraiche AND yogurt, or is it one or the other?

    • Reply
      angelasheaven
      March 31, 2018 at 10:07 am

      Hi Ryan!
      It’s supposed to be both. I haven’t tried using only creme fraiche, but I think that will be great to. If you try it it would be great if you let me know how it turned out.
      =)
      Angela

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    Melody
    April 1, 2018 at 6:10 am

    What is the conversion from the 75 grams of melted butter or coconut oil in cups? I have never heard of beryllium husk powder, creme fraiche or Turkish yogurt. What are they and where do I buy them?

    • Reply
      angelasheaven
      April 2, 2018 at 7:05 pm

      Hi Melody.
      I just measured it and it’s 1/3 cup of melted butter or oil.
      Angela

  • Reply
    Beverly
    April 2, 2018 at 4:41 am

    Hi, I live in the US and have never heard of Turkish yogurt. Where would I find it?

    Thank you
    Beverly

    • Reply
      angelasheaven
      April 2, 2018 at 6:36 pm

      Hi Beverly. Turkish yogurt is a thick, full fat naturell yoghurt. You can use any naurell yoghurt.
      Angela

  • Reply
    Jacqueline
    April 2, 2018 at 11:01 am

    Could you use sour cream instead of the creme fraiche and yogurt?

    • Reply
      angelasheaven
      April 2, 2018 at 6:45 pm

      I’m not sure. I haven’t tried. Is sour cream very sour? I think the texture of the bread would be the same, but perhaps it would taste a bit more sour. If you do try it it would be great if you let me know how it turned out. =) Angela

  • Reply
    Sharon
    April 3, 2018 at 3:50 am

    Could you make this bread without eggs to make it vegan?

    • Reply
      angelasheaven
      April 3, 2018 at 1:55 pm

      Hi Sharon.
      No, I don’t think you can make this bread without eggs. The eggs makes the bread really spongey and soft. I’m sorry.

  • Reply
    Marlene Free
    April 3, 2018 at 11:42 am

    An husk powder be omitted? Can coconut flour be substituted for almond flour?

    • Reply
      angelasheaven
      April 3, 2018 at 1:52 pm

      Hi Marlene.
      I think the bread will be less soft and “spongey” if you don’t use fiber husk, but I haven’t tried.
      I’ve made this bread many times, but I haven’t used coconut flour. I’m sure that would be great to, but it will have another flavor.
      If you try it, I’d love to know how it turned out.
      =)
      Angela

  • Reply
    Sabrina
    April 3, 2018 at 12:55 pm

    Do you have to use the sesame seeds in order to ensure that the bread does not stick? I would prefer not to use them. Thank you

    • Reply
      angelasheaven
      April 3, 2018 at 1:48 pm

      Hi Sabrina.
      No, you don’t have to use sesame seeds. You can use ordinary flour, breadcrumbs or something else.
      If you can’t find creme fraice, it’s ok to use only yoghurt.
      Have a nice day, Angela

  • Reply
    Sabrina
    April 3, 2018 at 1:12 pm

    Also, if you can’t find the cream fraiche then you use a total of 1 1/4 c of Yogurt, correct? Again, thank you.

    • Reply
      angelasheaven
      April 9, 2018 at 6:21 am

      Hi Sabrina.
      I’m sorry for the late reply. Yes, it’s ok to use yoghurt instead of cream fraiche if you can’t find it.
      Have a nice day,
      =)
      Angela

  • Reply
    Heather
    April 4, 2018 at 1:06 pm

    I made this this morning. It’s very spongy, but in a good way. There is a slightly eggy taste and texture. I added a bit of salt for more flavor and I think next time I’ll add about 1/2 tsp. I don’t care for the sesame seeds. I love the crust. I made four mini loaves. I used butter for the fat and coconut cream in place of the dairy. Mine is very dark unlike those pictured on this blog. My psyllium husk powder was dark. I found this near the laxatives at the grocery store in the US.

  • Reply
    Jimmie
    April 6, 2018 at 12:49 am

    Can chia seeds be used in place of psyllium?

    Jimme

    • Reply
      angelasheaven
      April 9, 2018 at 6:25 am

      Hi Jimme.
      No, I don’t think chia seeds could replace psyllium husk flour. Psyllium gives the bread it´s soft texture and I don’t think chia seeds would do that, but it would probably be great to combine both in the recipe to add more nutrition and healthy fats from the chia seeds.
      Angela

  • Reply
    Liza
    April 11, 2018 at 5:40 am

    so good and oh so easy! eating a slice as i type. thanks for sharing

  • Reply
    Julie
    May 17, 2018 at 10:29 am

    Wow, I’m really impressed with the taste of this bread. I’ve only made one other keto bread from recipes on-line, and the other one tasted way too eggy for me. My bread was a little bit “wet” though. I’m wondering if I used 4 eggs instead of 5, and added a little more almond flour, do you think it would help? I used coconut oil and plain greek yogurt instead of creme fraiche (so I had 3/4 cup yogurt + 1/2 cup yogurt). Any ideas? I appreciate any suggestions.
    Thanks for a wonderful recipe share, I will try to tweek it a little.
    Julie from Ontario, Canada

    • Reply
      angelasheaven
      May 17, 2018 at 12:25 pm

      Hi Julie!
      I’m so happy you liked the bread. =)
      I havent tried using greek yoghurt myself…is it thick or runny? Creme fraiche is very thick and if the yoghurt you used was a bit thinner, than maybe that’s the problem. If you make the bread once more and switch the greek yoghurt to full fat creme fraiche it should turn out perfect. Measure the ingreadients carefully and if it’s still seems too wet – use a little more almond flour.
      Don’t use four eggs instead of five. The eggs makes the bread fluffy and moist.

      Good luck and let me know if you have any other questions.
      =)
      Angela

  • Reply
    Jenni
    June 5, 2018 at 3:49 am

    Wonder how i can do this in my bread maker. I have a glutten free option. I might try that. I also wonder if you add a little yeast and a tiny bit of raw honey would help it taste more like real bread. Thoughts?

    • Reply
      angelasheaven
      June 6, 2018 at 7:35 am

      Hi Jenni! I have never used a bread maker and I’m not sure how this recipe would turn out if you tried making it in it.
      Adding yeast and honey for a more breadlike flavor sounds like a great idea. Try it! I’m not sure how almond flour reacts to yeast though….maybe it’s not the same as ordinary flour. Perhaps you should google it first and see if anyone else has made bread with almond flour and yeast.
      If you do try it I’d love to know how it turns out.
      =)
      Angela

  • Reply
    Karen
    June 5, 2018 at 10:17 am

    I didn’t see the carb count on this. Maybe I missed it?

    • Reply
      angelasheaven
      June 6, 2018 at 7:47 am

      Hi Karen. Thanks for your question. There are many aking the same question so I used a calculator on the internet to figure out exactly how many carbs is in this bread and it turns out there is a few, but not many. I have made a picture with all the details and put it in the blog post.
      =)
      Angela

  • Reply
    Cheryl
    June 7, 2018 at 9:14 pm

    By far best Almond/ low carb bread recipe I have tried! I made it the first time exactly the way the recipe said to except with full fat yogurt. It turned out great. the next time I added Chia seeds about 3 T. , ground flax seed 3 T. you can use more or less. I also used sour cream. I think it is even better.

    • Reply
      angelasheaven
      June 8, 2018 at 7:52 am

      Hi Cheryl. I’m so happy you liked it and I agree…it’s my favorite low carb bread too. =)
      What a great idea to add chia seeds and flax seed. I’ll try that next time. Didn’t the cia seeds give the bread a crunchy texture or did you ground them?
      Thanks for your ideas!
      =)
      Angela

      • Reply
        cheryl
        June 11, 2018 at 9:00 pm

        Hi Angela. Know I didn’t grind the chia seeds. Didn’t give it a crunchy texture but the chia and flax seed gave it more of a wheat flour texture. I also lined pan with sesame seeds and chia seeds. taste great.
        I also made this bread and put vanilla, cinnamon, and monk sweetener and made it the regular way.
        Kind of like a sweet cake. It was great for when I need something sweet! Made a spread of cream cheese, Coco, monk sweetener, and heavy cream to put on it.
        I think i will try cheese in it next. the sky’s the limit.

        Cheryl

        • Reply
          angelasheaven
          June 12, 2018 at 4:58 am

          Wow, that sounds great. Thank you for the inspiration!
          =)
          Angela

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    CeCe
    June 10, 2018 at 12:53 am

    Hi, just to clarify, I can use all coconut cream in place of creme fraiche and yogurt?

    Thanks in advance!

    • Reply
      angelasheaven
      June 10, 2018 at 6:16 pm

      I haven’t tried using coconut cream, but that’s a good question. Especially for everyone who doesn’t want to use dairy products. I can’t see why it wouldn’t work, but it will give the bread another flavor. I migh try that next time. If you try it I’d love to know how it turned out.
      =)
      Angela

  • Reply
    CeCe
    June 10, 2018 at 12:54 am

    Also, what brand almond flour do you use?

    • Reply
      angelasheaven
      June 10, 2018 at 6:12 pm

      Hi.
      I’m always buying different organic brands and I’ve never been disappointed with any of them. I don’t think it matters that much which brand you use.
      Angela

  • Reply
    Sharon
    July 5, 2018 at 1:56 am

    Still looking for one I truly like! I hope this is it! Can’t find a print button however. Hope I can find it again tomorrow so I can copy and paste on my laptop. Too tired for that right now.

    • Reply
      angelasheaven
      July 5, 2018 at 2:53 pm

      Hi Sharon! I don’t have a print button, but that’s a good idea. I have to look into that and find out how I can add a print button to all of my recipes.

      =)
      Angela

  • Reply
    Patrice Robins
    July 14, 2018 at 10:06 pm

    I just made your almond flour bread, and I like it so much that I baked a second loaf to freeze. Thank you for this amazing recipe!

    Patrice in Los Angeles

    • Reply
      angelasheaven
      July 15, 2018 at 11:31 am

      Thank you!! I’m so happy to hear you liked it. It’s one of my favorites too. =)
      I have a new recipe coming up soon. It’s a healthy bread that you can make in the microwave in just two minutes. Very low carb. I’ve been meaning to post it, but I haven’t found the time yet.
      It’s coming soon though…

      =)
      Angela

  • Reply
    Erin
    July 17, 2018 at 5:08 pm

    Hi, I just made this bread for the second time today. It’s my favourite low carb bread so far. I love how the sesame seeds give the crust a crunchy texture.
    One issue I’ve had both times is that it looks amazing coming out of the oven but as it cools the top sinks down and ends up being more flat. What causes this?

    • Reply
      angelasheaven
      July 17, 2018 at 10:22 pm

      Hi Erin. I’m not sure what causes the bread to sink down, but I just read on another blog that how much your bread will rise (and fall!) post-bake depends quite a bit on your altitude. I’m not sure if thats true, but I haven’t had any problems with my bread sinking more than just a little.
      Another interesting detail I read about on the same page that I’m going to try is adding whey protein isolate. It says it’s will ensure your bread doesn’t collapse post-bake.
      Read more on this page. It has lots of great information…
      https://www.gnom-gnom.com/gluten-free-paleo-keto-bread/

      The quality of the almond flour can vary much from the different brands and if you are using a finely ground almond flour it would probably not sink as much.
      I hope this information was helpful.
      =)
      Angela

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    Karen
    July 19, 2018 at 10:35 pm

    I made this recipe twice. The first one I used the coconut cream but after making it I realized the amount of sugar was very high. The second one I used coconut milk and made the coconut cream to make it sugar free. Turned out really well. I geared this for my anti-inflammatory program.
    Loved how easy it is to make. You are in and out of the kitchen.

    I would like to know if any other flour can be used? I would like to pass this recipe on but the person is alergic to almonds.

    Thanks so much. Do you have other recipies?

    • Reply
      angelasheaven
      July 20, 2018 at 7:48 am

      Hi Karen! I haven’t tried using any other flours than almond flour in this recipe, but I’m sure you can replace it with something else. I have just started making keto friendly vegetarian recipes and I’m still experimenting, but I found a great blogpost about keto flour substitutions. I think you will find what you’re looking for here…
      https://www.ruled.me/keto-flour-substitutions/

      I have a whole bunch of goodies waiting to be posted. The next recipe is going to be a two minute low carb bread that you can make in the microwave. One of my favorite keto recipes so far is a Swedish cheesecake. It’s perfect as healthy snack together with raspberries. I’ll try to take a picture of it and post it as soon as possible. =)
      Angela

  • Reply
    Mita
    August 11, 2018 at 10:39 pm

    Hi. I just made your bread. The taste is quite good, but the loaf is not white like yours, it’s almost purple. Please advise.

    • Reply
      angelasheaven
      August 12, 2018 at 10:19 am

      Hi Mita.
      Some brands of psyllium husk powder turn purple after cooking. This is safe to eat, but looks unusual.
      =)
      Angela

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    Monica
    August 15, 2018 at 8:41 am

    Hi I’m going to make this now, but what makes it rise?
    I’m in South Africa and want to make it for my family as we’re gluten free and I need a bread that they’ll enjoy and won’t feel deprived.
    Thanking you
    Monica

    • Reply
      angelasheaven
      August 15, 2018 at 9:41 am

      Hi Monica.
      It’s the baking powder that makes the bread rise.

      Have a great day,
      Angela

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    liz
    September 19, 2018 at 5:26 pm

    this bread was so good .thank you. Having diabetes not being able to have breadhis helps a lot

    • Reply
      angelasheaven
      September 19, 2018 at 5:49 pm

      I’m so glad you liked it!
      If you are looking for healthy, gluten free bread I have a few more recipes coming up. Sign up for the newsletter if you would like to have them as soon as they are published.
      Have a great day,
      Angela

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    Janine
    September 23, 2018 at 6:48 pm

    I made this bread yesterday, it puffed up beautifully while in the oven, but dropped once it started to cool. Is there a doneness tip? Also it is a lot darker than the one pictured. Is that the psyllium husk? 5 tablespoons seems a lot. It tasted okay but is a little moist, but maybe it wasn’t cooked enough?

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      angelasheaven
      September 25, 2018 at 7:12 pm

      Hi Janine!
      I have made this bread many times and it always sinks a little, but not much. You can see in my pictures that my loaf has kind of a wrinkle on top. If your bread turned out more flat than in my pictures it’s probably one of the ingredients and I don’t think it’s the psyllium husk. Maybe the almond flour, but I’m not sure.
      Some brand of psyllium husk can make bread dark and sometimes purple. If the bread is too moist I’d say it needs a few more minutes in the oven. It is supposed to be fluffy and moist, but not too moist as if it has been undercooked.
      =)
      Angela

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    Pat
    September 26, 2018 at 12:59 am

    Could you tell me the size of your loaf pan in inches. thank you. I plan to bake your bread tomorrow.

    • Reply
      angelasheaven
      September 26, 2018 at 5:57 am

      Hi Pat!
      I googled the measurement and the loaf pan is 11.8 x 4.3 inches.
      Happy baking!
      =)
      Angela

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