Easy Low Carb Keto Biscuits Recipe (Southern Style)

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One of the biggest things missing, when you start on a ketogenic diet, is bread. This Low Carb Keto Biscuits Recipe while not exactly like a traditional biscuit, it is an ideal option for a low carb breakfast!

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I am a total southern girl at heart. Born and raised in Georgia, I have always loved homemade biscuits. When I first started eating keto several years ago, I was excited to find keto biscuit recipes online. I tried several different recipes with coconut flour (we’ve got nut allergies in our family), but all were dry and mostly tasteless.

I began to work on my keto biscuit recipe by tweaking and changing several different recipes here and there until I created the absolute perfect keto biscuits recipe. Add bacon, eggs, and cheese, and you will be in biscuit heaven. You can even change them up for dinner and make Garlic Keto Cheddar Biscuits by adding garlic powder and seasoning. 

Can I eat biscuits on keto?

While you can’t eat traditional biscuits on a keto diet, there are fabulous options. As I said, I’m a southern gal by heart. I didn’t want to give up my biscuits on keto. I knew that I could create a delicious biscuit recipe that was keto-friendly. After much trial and error, I have mastered the best coconut flour biscuits ever!

Keep in mind, they don’t taste exactly like the real thing, but they are a good substitute when you miss bread.

Is coconut flour Keto-friendly?

Coconut flour is keto-friendly. This excellent gluten-free flour option for keto biscuits is low in carbs and high in fiber.

If you don’t want to use coconut flour, you can use almond flour in this recipe. Almond flour is also keto-friendly. Since we have nut allergies in the home, I opt to use coconut flour for baked goods.

How do you bake with coconut flour?

It takes getting used to baking keto bread. If you’ve never cooked with coconut flour, it is a bit finicky, and the texture is different from regular fluffy gluten filled white flour, so don’t expect these biscuits to taste exactly like regular ones

As I previously mentioned, coconut flour is very absorbent and high in fiber. As a result, you will only use a small amount, and the batter will be very thick before baking in any coconut flour recipe. This is completely normal.

Can you taste the coconut flour in this biscuit recipe?

If you don’t like coconut, I would suggest using almond flour instead as you might notice a slight coconut flavor. The substitution is 1/4 cup coconut flour equals 1 cup almond flour.

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This keto biscuits recipe calls for melted butter, sour cream, eggs, cheddar cheese, baking powder, and salt. Blending the ingredients and baking your recipe takes less than half an hour. This recipe is perfect for a quick side with dinner, a low carb breakfast option, or a bite to eat during your busy day.

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This recipe takes just a few steps. After you add the dry ingredients, stir in the shredded cheese.

Thankfully, we can enjoy cheese on keto. The type of cheese that I prefer in this recipe is cheddar cheese. However, you could substitute part of the cheddar cheese for mozzarella or anther favorite variety. The cheese is an essential ingredient because it adds moisture to prevent a dry biscuit.

Tip: Did you know pre-shredded cheese has more carbs than if you shred it yourself? It’s true. Ingredients are added so that the cheese won’t clump in the bag, which adds carbs. It’s always best to buy the cheese in a block and shred yourself.

Can you eat sour cream on a keto diet?

This keto-friendly recipe calls for sour cream to add moisture to the batter. Sour cream is low carb and high-fat, so it perfectly fits the bill for a ketogenic diet.

Tip: If you don’t have sour cream, cream cheese can be substituted in the same amount.

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I prefer using parchment paper liners for the muffin cups so that the batter doesn’t stick. Once these delicious biscuits are done, they pop right out of the muffin tin, and the liners peel off easily.

Should you refrigerate biscuits?

I do keep mine in the fridge in an airtight container. Keto biscuits will keep for approximately one week in the refrigerator if stored properly. Sometimes I make a big batch of these biscuits for quick access during my busy week. This is an excellent way to start meal planning to save time.

Can I freeze biscuits?

With a large family, we rarely have enough leftover to freeze. If you do wish to freeze keto biscuits, then wrap them individually in aluminum foil once they have completely cooled and place them in a freezer-safe bag or container. This will prevent them from drying out or losing flavor.

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You’ll know when the biscuits are done baking when the tops are a nice golden brown. This is such a great recipe for a change of pace for a delicious and satisfying low carb breakfast.

How Many Carbs in Keto Biscuits?

These quick and delicious biscuits have only 1g net carbs per biscuit.

Is sausage okay to eat on the keto diet with biscuits?

You may want to serve these keto biscuits as a quick breakfast option served with sausage. Sausage and bacon are two options that work well to make a delicious and filling breakfast sandwich. I like to enjoy mine with bacon and eggs while my hubby and kids prefer sausage.

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How do I Make a Biscuit Breakfast Sandwich?

You can make this recipe into a simple breakfast sandwich with crispy bacon, eggs, and cheese. Cook eggs and bacon as you’d typically enjoy them. Cut open a keto biscuit and place the eggs, bacon, and cheese inside, then put the top on.

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Keto / Low Carb Biscuits

This easy and delicious low carb/keto biscuit is delicious and a quick breakfast idea.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Keto Biscuits Recipe
Servings: 12
Calories: 130kcal
Author: Kasey Trenum

Ingredients

  • 4 1/2 tablespoons of butter melted and cooled
  • 1/3 cup coconut flour
  • 2 tablespoons full fat sour cream
  • 4 medium eggs
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 1/3 cup sharp cheddar cheese shredded

Instructions

  • Preheat the oven to 400 degrees and grease muffin pan.
  • Combine melted butter (I cool mine by popping the bowl in the fridge for 5 min), eggs, salt, and sour cream, then whisk together.
  • Add coconut flour and baking powder to the mixture and stir until combined.
  • Stir in cheese.
  • Drop batter by spoonfuls into 12 greased muffin tins.
  • Bake for 15 minutes or until tops are slightly brown.

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Notes

If you'd like to sub almond flour for coconut flour the conversion is 1/4 cup coconut flour equals 1 cup of almond flour. 

Nutrition

Calories: 130kcal | Carbohydrates: 2g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 11g | Fiber: 1g
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For more recipes, check out my keto recipe index here. I have tons of delicious choices that are easy to make and family-friendly. 

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167 Comments

  1. These sound good, but I worry about them being eggy. I’m a bit reactive to egg whites, yolks are fine. Can you reduce the eggs and replace with cream?

  2. Could you make them as a drop biscuit in lieu of the muffin tin? Wondering if they’re thick enough to do that. Thank you, they look delicious!

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