These Keto Rolls are going to alter your life, severely! They're fluffy and ideal as a low-carb aspect dish or slider bun!

keto rolls in a cast iron skillet

Are these the preferred keto / low-carb rolls on the web? Maybe! Since launching Cast Iron Keto in 2017 these Keto Rolls have persistently been our #1 publish! You love them, we love them, they usually simply preserve making waves.


If you've been craving a sandwich or a dinner roll on the nook of your plate these Keto Rolls are right here to fill the void. This recipe relies on the fathead dough from the favored film, Fathead. The premise is like that of Supersize Me, besides he loses weight as an alternative of gaining it after consuming a month's price of quick meals. He was in a position to defy typical knowledge by, if in case you have seen it guess now...lowering his carbohydrate consumption.

The film takes every little thing you have ever been advised about how you can drop a few pounds (earlier than you found keto) and turns it on its head. Although we do NOT advocate consuming quick meals as we're followers of a whole-food-based keto food plan.

Be certain to take a look at our Keto Cuban SlidersKeto Ham and Poppy Seed Sliders, and Keto Spinach Artichoke Pull-Apart Rolls that use this recipe!

🍞 Ingredients in keto rolls:

This keto roll recipe solely has a couple of easy substances however please, don't substitute any of them as this recipe will solely work as written.

  • Cream Cheese -We use full-fat block-style cream cheese. Do not use a "spreadable" fashion cream cheese.
  • Mozzarella Cheese - We use a low-moisture part-skim mozzarella. If you utilize a daily mozzarella this dough shall be too moist and the rolls will not preserve their form.
  • Almond Flour - We use superfine almond flour. Bob's Red Mill is our go-to almond flour.
  • Baking Powder - ONLY use aluminum-free baking powder. See beneath within the questions and solutions as to why.
  • Eggs - Use massive eggs, we like natural pasture-raised eggs!

🔪 Instructions:

  1. Preheat the oven to 400° F
  2. Start by melting your mozzarella and cream cheese in a microwave-safe bowl in 30-second increments till it's utterly melted and mixed
  3. Mix the almond flour, baking powder, and eggs into the cheese till nicely mixed
  4. Transfer the combination to the fridge to sit back for 10-20 minutes
  5. Roll out the dough into 12 or 24 balls - this simply relies on if you'd like massive or small rolls
  6. Transfer the rolls again to the fridge for an additional 10-20 minutes to permit them to arrange
  7. Grease the skillet with butter, organize the rolls within the skillet
  8. Bake the rolls for 20-25 minutes, enable to chill for quarter-hour earlier than eradicating from the pan

💭 Helpful ideas

To make the method of rolling out the keto rolls simpler, listed below are a couple of ideas:

  • Use a meals processor or stand mixer to combine - we sometimes simply use a wood spoon however this works even higher!
  • CHILL, severely, relying on the temperature of your substances/house chilling the dough for a bit does wonders.
  • Make certain your eggs are at room temperature - this may assist the dough to not seize up when including within the eggs.
  • Spray your fingers with olive oil when rolling out the dough balls - this may assist them to not stick
  • Place them on a sheet of parchment paper or instantly into the skillet after rolling - no sticking to plates or chopping boards this fashion

⭐️ FAQ's

Can I exploit coconut flour as an alternative of almond flour? 

No, coconut flour requires extra moisture than almond flour, however we do have a recipe for keto focaccia that makes use of coconut flour. 

That’s loads of baking powder - My Keto rolls style bitter what did I do unsuitable?

Yes it's loads of baking powder, however we're making bread...out of cheese.  If your completed rolls have a bitter style, it's most probably attributable to utilizing low-quality baking powder, go for aluminum-free and it received’t be a problem.

Is the dough purported to be this gooey/sticky? 

We want it have been simpler to work with, however in case you chill it each earlier than and after rolling it into balls you’ll haven't any downside.  If we are able to do it, so are you able to...belief us.

Mine didn’t rise like yours and/or all melted collectively right into a loaf, what occurred?

Did you utilize the appropriate substances? If you used complete milk mozzarella this might occur, solely use low-moisture part-skim mozzarella! If your entire substances are appropriate, attempt chilling them for double the period of time to assist the rolls preserve their form.

Q: Do I've to make use of a forged iron skillet?

No, you don’t! You can use a cake pan or any glass or ceramic baking dish. Just you should definitely grease it nicely and even line it with parchment for straightforward removing. Do not use a baking sheet because the rolls will unfold out an excessive amount of.

What is the dietary info for these low-carb rolls?

As all the time, you'll find all the dietary info for all of our recipes on the backside of the recipe card. For these keto rolls, the web carbs are 3.8 g for two rolls. This recipe serves 12 (2 rolls every). And sure, the dietary information contains the baking powder.

Keto Recipes that use these Keto Rolls:

keto rolls in a cast iron skillet

📖 Recipe

keto rolls in a cast iron skillet

Keto Rolls

These gluten-free Keto Rolls are going to alter your life, severely! They’re fluffy and ideal as a aspect dish or slider bun!
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Keyword baking, bread, keto, low carb, vegetarian
Prep Time 35 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Servings 12
Calories 234kcal


  • 8 ounces cream cheese block – not spreadable – no components
  • 3 cups shredded mozzarella cheese low moisture – half skim – no components, preservatives, and so forth
  • 4 massive eggs at room temperature
  • 4 tablespoons aluminum-free baking powder
  • 1 ⅓ cups almond flour we use Bob’s Red Mill
  • 1 tablespoon unsalted butter


  • Preheat the oven to 400° F
  • In a small pot over low warmth soften the cream cheese and mozzarella collectively. It ought to resemble a thick gooey paste. Alternatively, soften the cream cheese and mozzarella collectively in a microwave-safe bowl in 30-second increments till easy.
  • Add the melted cheeses to a big bowl together with the baking powder, almond flour, and eggs. Mix till easy and refrigerate for 10-20 minutes.
  • Roll into 24 balls and chill within the fridge for a minimum of one other 10 minutes. *see publish above for helpful methods
  • Grease a ten.5″ forged iron skillet with the butter.
  • Place the dough balls into the skillet bearing on all sides. Transfer to the oven and bake for 20-25 minutes till fluffy, golden brown, and cooked by means of.



Nutritional information is for two rolls in case you made 24 or for 1 roll in case you made them into 12.


Calories: 234kcal | Carbohydrates: 4.9g | Protein: 13.1g | Fat: 19.3g | Fiber: 1.1g

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