For those times when burger night isn’t complete without a bun, you have to try these low carb keto hamburger buns! They’re super soft, easy to make, and only 2 net carbs per bun.
I love a good lettuce wrap, don’t get me wrong. But sometimes, a burger just needs a bun.
That doesn’t mean you have to settle for a regular bun with 25 grams of junk carbs. Instead, just give this easy keto hamburger bun recipe a try!
These buns are really simple to make and turn out so soft and fluffy. I love making low carb burger buns, but this recipe makes excellent dinner rolls too. You just make them smaller in size.
The smaller rolls can also be cut into slider buns, perfect for sharing with friends on game day.
My family does not eat low carb, and even they love these buns. That’s how you know it’s a great recipe!
How to make keto hamburger buns
This recipe is very straightforward. You simply mix together the ingredients for the dough, form it into buns, and bake as shown in these steps:
- Combine the dry ingredients in a medium bowl.
- In a separate large mixing bowl, stir together the hot water, egg whites, and apple cider.
- Add the dry ingredient mixture into the wet ingredients.
- Allow the mixture to sit for a few minutes so it thickens.
- Divide dough into 8 pieces for larger hamburger buns and 15 pieces for slider buns or dinner rolls. Form each into a roll and place it a baking pan lined with parchment paper or a silicone baking mat.
- Bake the buns for 25-30 minutes at 350°F or until edges are browned and centers are set. You want to be sure they are fully cooked so they do not deflate.
- Remove from the oven and place the baking sheet on a rack to cool for 10-15 minutes, then remove the rolls from the pan and place directly on the rack to cool completely.
You can now enjoy these as low carb burger buns, keto slider buns, or dinner rolls. There are so many things you can do with this easy recipe! It’s also a great way to enjoy keto McDonald’s at home.
Where to buy low carb hamburger buns
As keto becomes a more popular way of eating, more companies and stores have started to offer keto products.
If you’re lucky, your local grocery store or health food store may carry low carb buns.
However, for most of us, our only option is to order them online. There are a few brands that people like, but most of the ones I’ve seen charge you as much for shipping as they do for the products.
Personally, I prefer to just whip up a batch at home. It’s much cheaper than ordering online or getting them from a local store.
And with a recipe this easy, there’s no reason not to make them yourself!
How many carbs are in each roll
Regular hamburger buns contain around 25 grams of carbs. These keto hamburger buns, however, only have 7 total carbs, making them a healthier alternative.
Also, thanks to the psyllium husk and almond flour, this recipe contains 5 grams of fiber. This leaves us with only 2 net carbs per serving.
Talk about low carb friendly!
Storing the keto buns
If you refrigerate the keto buns in an airtight container, they will last in the refrigerator for over a week. They will stay nice and soft too.
If you freeze them, they will last for months. You can make a big batch all at once and then have them ready the next time it’s burger night!
Other low carb bread recipes
Looking for a few more recipes for keto breads? Check out a few of these favorites:
- Almond Flour Biscuits are savory, fluffy, and so easy to make. They’re even paleo friendly!
- Keto Almond Bread has the light and fluffy texture of wheat bread and is only made with 5 ingredients.
- This easy Low Carb Bread is true to its name for a super quick and easy low carb bread recipe.
- A Low Carb Banana Bread can use real fruit in moderation for an authentic flavor that’s only 8 net carbs per slice.
- Fathead Dough Bagels are great for sandwiches or toasting to serve at breakfast.
Low Carb Keto Hamburger Buns
- Preheat oven to 350°F and line a baking pan with parchment paper or a silicone baking mat.
- Combine almond flour, coconut flour, psyllium, baking soda, and sea salt in a medium bowl. Set aside.
- In large mixing bowl, stir together hot water, egg whites, and apple cider.
- Stir the dry mixture into the liquid mix. It will thicken as it sits. Once thickened, divide dough into 15 pieces for small keto buns or 8 pieces for larger hamburger buns.
- Form each piece into a bun (if dough is too sticky, it helps to use wet hands) and place on prepared baking pan.
- Bake for 25-30 minutes or until edges are browned and centers are set.
- Place pan on rack to cool for 10-15 minutes and then remove the rolls from the pan and place directly on the rack to cool completely.
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First Published: October 1, 2018… Last Updated: March 2, 2020