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very low carb flax foccacia style bread

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a recipe by
Chris T.
East Hampton, NY

After trying this recipe a few times to perfect it...what I mean by that is finding out that all the ingredient should be the same temperature, beat eggs well before adding to the dry ingredients,etc, I now use this quite often on my low carb diet. You can add spices and whatever you like to it( I added cinnamon a few times and it tasted sort of like a breakfast muffin), a few people have said they added a cup of unsweetened cocoa powder and made a brownie out of it...I have yet to try that :o). I really like this because I miss bread on the atkins diet.

★★★★★ 1
serves 12
prep time 10 Min
cook time 20 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For very low carb flax foccacia style bread

  • 2 c
    golden flax seed meal
  • 1 Tbsp
    baking powder
  • 1 tsp
    sea salt
  • 1-2 Tbsp
    tablespoons sugar equivalent from artificial sweetener
  • 5 lg
    eggs well beaten
  • 1/2 c
  • 1/3 c
    oil(i read that many people used coconut oil with great success but i use canola)

How To Make very low carb flax foccacia style bread

  • 1
    Preheat oven to 350 F. Prepare pan (a 10X15 pan with sides works best) with oiled parchment paper or a silicone mat.
  • 2
    Mix dry ingredients well with a fork or whisk.
  • 3
    Mix wet ingredients well with fork or whisk.
  • 4
    Add wet to dry, and combine well(making sure there aren't obvious strings of egg white hanging out in the batter).
  • 5
    Let batter set for 2 to 3 minutes to thicken up a bit(leave it too long and it gets past the point where it's easy to spread.).
  • 6
    Pour batter onto pan. Because it's going to tend to mound in the middle, you'll get a more even thickness if you spread it away from the center somewhat, in roughly a rectangle an inch or two from the sides of the pan (you can go all the way to the edge, but it will be thinner).
  • 7
    Bake for about 15- 20 minutes, until it springs back when you touch the top and/or is visibly browning even more than flax already is.
  • 8
    Cool and cut into whatever size slices you want. You don't need a sharp knife; I usually just cut it with a spatula.
  • 9
    Each of 12 servings has less than a gram of effective carbohydrate (.7 grams to be exact) plus 5 grams fiber, 6 grams protein, and 185 calories.