Low Carb Microwave “Bread”

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Low Carb Microwave Bread

This low-carb microwave bread is a compromise. It’s not true bread, of course – it’s soft and a little eggy. But if you’re trying to control your carbs, or need to avoid gluten, this microwave bread adds a nice variety to breakfast and lunch. The “bread” is ready in less than five minutes, and has a spongy texture that readily soaks up butter, honey or jam. It’s also good topped with cream cheese and smoked salmon, or with mustard and ham.

Low Carb Microwave "Bread"
 
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Recipe type: Low Carb, Gluten Free
Yield: 1 microwave bread
Ingredients
  • 1 tablespoon salted butter, melted and slightly cooled
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 tablespoon coconut flour
  • ¼ teaspoon baking powder
Instructions
  1. In a medium bowl, use a fork to mix the ingredients until very smooth.
  2. Using a spatula, transfer to a small pyrex bowl (mine measures 2 inches on the bottom and 4 inches at the top).
  3. Microwave on high for 90 seconds. Bread will puff up while "baking," then deflate. When done, it will look like a muffin. Make sure it appears set, otherwise microwave 30 more seconds (but 90 seconds should be enough, and overcooking can dry it up).
  4. Gently, with a small knife, loosen the bread edges and remove from the bowl onto a plate. Slice into two slices and top with your favorite toppings.
Nutrition Per Serving
Serving size: 1 microwave bread Calories: 204.6 Fat: 17.1 g Saturated fat: 8.9 g Carbohydrates: 5.7 g Sugar: 0.2 g Sodium: 274.7 mg Fiber: 3 g Protein: 7.4 g

Low Carb Microwave Bread

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