SCD Grain-Free Bagels

Course Bread
Cuisine Keto, SCD
Keyword almond flour, Keto, scd bread, specific carbohydrate diet
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Chilling Time 15 minutes
Total Time 55 minutes
Servings 8 Bagels


  • 1 ½ cups almond flour
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • 1 tsp lemon juice
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 cup Farmer's cheese (or subsitute dry curd cottage cheese or very thick strained yogurt - strained at least 24 hours)
  • 1 ½ cups shredded provolone (or substitute another hard cheese)
  • 1 - 2 tbsp Everything But the Bagel topping (optional)
  • 1 - 2 tbsp shredded Parmesan for tooping (optional)


  1. Combine almond flour, baking soda, salt, and lemon juice in a large mixing bowl

  2. Whisk eggs

  3. Stir eggs into almond flour mixture until everything is well combined and set aside

  4. Heat a medium saucepan over medium-low heat

  5. Add Farmer's Cheese and stir to spread it out and start to soften

  6. Add shredded cheese

  7. Stir cheese constantly so they melted together to form one ball. Be careful not to let the cheese brown, lower heat if necessary

  8. Once cheese is melted and combined, add it to the almond flour mixture

  9. Stir briskly to combine. Don't leave lumps of cheese or almond flour, stir thoroughly to make sure the mixture is blended together

  10. Use hands to knead the dough to make sure everything is combined and to form it into ball.

  11. Place dough in freezer for about 15 minutes or refrigerator for 30 minutes

  12. Heat oven to 400°

  13. Lightly oil a silicon donut pan with avocado or coconut oil. If using a metal pan use a little more oil to keep the batels from sticking

  14. If using topping, sprinkle a little in each cup of the prepared pan

  15. Once dough is chilled, remove from freezer

  16. Press dough into pan until each cup is about 3/4 full

  17. Sprinkle with more topping if using

  18. Bake for 20 - 25 minutes until bagels are golden brown and feel light to the tough when pressed

  19. Cool in pan for about 10 minutes

  20. Remove from pan and cool the rest of the way on wire rack

  21. Store in refrigerator or freezer

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