Fathead Dough Recipe

Fathead Dough Recipe

Are you planning on switching to a keto diet and afraid that you might not enjoy tons of delicious and fancy foods? Note down this fathead dough Recipe and you will be able to make most of your favorites.

Whenever you switch to a new diet plan, the hardest thing that keeps bothering you is that you miss all the toothsome stuff you used to eat in your previous diet. When you move to a keto diet, there is something like this in your mind: I can’t eat any flour-based item. 

Well, this is not the case. Many flours are low in carbs and ketogenic. You can work on them to make your favorite items such as pizza pockets, cinnamon rolls, calzones, and the list goes on and on for all of your baked favorites. 

Fathead dough is one of the keto-friendly doughs that you can use to make such stuff. Made with almond flour and the creamy and cheesy mozzarella cheese and cream cheese, this dough will make you forget all the previous dough experiences.

This dough is so easy to make and is very versatile in usage. Any of your desired dough-based items can be made from fathead dough and they will turn out so good that you will stop missing the old diet. What can be a better deal than this?

How to Make a Fathead Dough?

With a combination of a few ingredients, you will get your keto-friendly fathead dough. This recipe only requires 5 simple ingredients. First, melt and mix cream cheese and mozzarella. Then whisk in the egg. Mix almond flour and baking powder. Then combine both mixtures and make a dough. Shape and bake. It only takes 20 minutes to make fathead dough.

Ingredients for Fathead Dough Recipe

To make Fathead Dough, you need the following ingredients:

  • Almond flour = 1 cup
  • Cream cheese = 2 oz
  • Baking powder = ½ tsp
  • Shredded mozzarella = 2-½ cups
  • Eggs = 1, large

Step-by-Step Guide for Making Fathead Dough Recipe

Follow this step-by-step guide to make Fathead Dough:

Step 1

Take a large microwaveable bowl. Add cream cheese and shredded mozzarella cheese in it. Melt them in the microwave by heating them at intervals of 30 seconds until fully melted. It will most probably take 60 seconds in total. But to avoid any burning, do it in intervals.

Step 2

When melted handsomely, stir them together to combine. Make a smooth mixture. Then add one large egg to this mixture and stir again to get an even mixture. 

Step 3 

Take another bowl and add baking powder and almond flour to it. You can also add any herbs or seasonings if you want. Then mix them all.

Step 4

Mix both dry and wet mixtures and make a dough. Wet your hands and work the dough to form your desired shape for any recipe.

Step 5

Bake for 10-15 minutes at 400 degrees Fahrenheit. Fathead dough is ready!

Recipe Tips 

  1. The dough will be sticky so don’t worry.
  2. If the dough is too stiff to work, or it is difficult to make it into a shape, simply heat it in the microwave for 15 seconds and it will get soft.  
  3. Any seasonings, aromas, or flavors can also be added to the dough based on what you are going to make out of it.

FAQs

What does fathead dough taste like?

If you are afraid of the strange flavor of the dough, do not worry. This dough will taste like any other dough. It will be the same as you want your pizza crust, bagel, or breadsticks to taste.

Why is my fathead dough sticking so much?

The cheese makes the dough sticky. So it is okay if your dough is sticking. But if it is sticking very much, add some more almond flour to make it normal.

Why is Fathead Dough so famous?

This dough originally came as a pizza crust dough but due to its ketogenic nature, it stirred up a storm in the keto world and soon became a very popular keto dough for making any baked item.

Closing

I hope this recipe was helpful for you to gain some insight into how vast the keto world is. If you were hesitant about not having your pizza and rolls, the soft and fluffy bread or calzones in a keto diet, fathead dough should be enough motivation for that. Try this easy dough recipe, made with absolutely basic ingredients, and turn the dough into any baked fancy food item you want.

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Fathead Dough Recipe

Fathead Dough Recipe

Fathead dough is one of the keto-friendly doughs that you can use to make such stuff. Made with almond flour and the creamy and cheesy mozzarella cheese and cream cheese, this dough will make you forget all the previous dough experiences.
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Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Course Appetizer
Cuisine American
Servings 4
Calories 435 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 1 cup Almond flour
  • 2 oz Cream cheese
  • ½ tsp Baking powder
  • 2-½ cups Shredded mozzarella
  • 1 large Eggs

Instructions
 

  • Take a large microwaveable bowl. Add cream cheese and shredded mozzarella cheese in it. Melt them in the microwave by heating them at intervals of 30 seconds until fully melted. It will most probably take 60 seconds in total. But to avoid any burning, do it in intervals.
  • When melted handsomely, stir them together to combine. Make a smooth mixture. Then add one large egg to this mixture and stir again to get an even mixture. 
  • Take another bowl and add baking powder and almond flour to it. You can also add any herbs or seasonings if you want. Then mix them all.
  • Mix both dry and wet mixtures and make a dough. Wet your hands and work the dough to form your desired shape for any recipe.
  • Bake for 10-15 minutes at 400 degrees Fahrenheit. Fathead dough is ready!

Nutrition

Calories: 435kcal
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