Fathead dough ball on parchment paper
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Fathead dough recipe

Fathead Dough is the perfect keto / low carb dough to use to Make Any bread like recipe. It's chewy and always tastes close enough to the real thing that you can easily decide to give keto a try.
Course Dinner
Cuisine American
Keyword Fathead dough, Keto pizza
Calories 138kcal

Ingredients

Original Fathead dough for crispy pizza crust

  • 1 1/2 cups shredded low moisture mozzarella cheese
  • ¾ cup blanched almond flour
  • 2 tbs cream cheese
  • 1 egg beaten

Modified Fathead dough for a thicker pizza Crust

  • 1 1/2 cups shredded low moisture mozzarella cheese
  • 1 1/4 cup blanched almond flour
  • 2 tbs cream cheese
  • 1/2 Tbsp erythritol
  • 7 g active dry or instant yeast
  • 1 egg beaten

Modified fathead dough for breads

  • 2 1/2 cup Shredded low moisture mozzarella cheese
  • 1 1/2 cup blanched almond flour
  • 2 Tbsp Cream Cheese
  • 1 Tbsp baking powder
  • 7 g active dry or instant yeast.
  • 1 Tbsp erythritol
  • 2 eggs beaten

Instructions

  • Measure out flour (and other dry ingredients if making modified fathead dougset aside.
  • Put cream cheese and mozzarella cheese together in a microwave safe bowl.
  • Melt cheese in the microwave in 30 seconds increment stirring in between until well melted (usually takes about 1 min 30 secs to 2 mins max to get cheeses fully and evenly mixed)
  • Add the flour to the melted cheese and mix this gives the cheese sometime to cool off before adding the beaten egg(s).
  • Add the egg(and mix till well combined. The dough becomes very sticky at this point.
  • Let it rest for about five minutes

For pizza.

  • Roll out in between two parchment paper sheets to the desired shape of pizza crustbefore baking alternatively spread with wet hands on parchment to form desired pizza shape then bake at 400 F for 8 mins
  • Bring out from oven, Spread marinara sauce on pizza crust then Put desired pizza toppings.
  • Transfer back to oven and bake for another 5 mins till Mozzarella cheese topping melts evenly.

For Breads.

  • Put modified fathead dough into desired baking pan and bake.

Notes