Best Keto Buns for Hot Dogs, Hamburgers, and Sandwiches

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Don’t pass on the bun! Instead, make these keto buns that don’t taste like scrambled eggs mixed with sand! These are the only keto buns you will ever need!

hamburger using keto buns on a plate with another burger in the background

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Best Low Carb Keto Buns

There are plenty of keto buns out there, but none of them are as tasty and easy to make as these! 15 minutes is all it takes to whip up a batch of these mouthwatering keto buns. Not only are these super easy to make, but they’re also super versatile! You can serve hamburgers, hot dogs, sandwiches, or even tacos (with a few modifications) on these delicious buns! Just shape them accordingly before they bake. 

Another great thing about these keto buns is that they are just the right size and thickness. Goldy Locks would be proud, because these buns are just right! Some keto buns are too bready, and some are too thin and brittle. These are thick enough to be durable and flavorful, but not so thick that they overshadow the burger, hot dog, or sandwich that they are served on. 

Why These Keto Buns Are The Best

These keto buns are different than a traditional keto fat head dough bread because they are not tooooo cheesy or spongy! These keto buns are also made with far less almond flour than fat head dough buns, but they do have more cheese. Yet, the flavor of cheese is not overwhelming at all. Baked into these bad boys is cheddar cheese and parmesan cheese. Have you ever seen those keto taco shells that are just made out of melted and formed cheddar cheese? If those taco shells had a baby with buns made from Fat Head dough, these keto buns would be there delicious kid (is that weird to say? Just go with it)! The final result is a bun that is not just burnt cheese or a scrambled egg mixed with almond flour. These are delightfully fluffy, savory, and they hold up nicely!

How To Make Keto Buns

step by step 4 photo image collage on making the keto buns

  1. In a large mixing bowl, whisk together eggs.
  2. Add in cheddar cheese, parmesan cheese, xanthan gum, and almond flour.
  3. Mix all ingredients together until you are left with a thick mixture.
  4. Spoon mixture on to parchment paper into desired shape.
top view of the keto buns on a cooling rack

Shape Your Keto Buns

The best part about these keto buns is that you can use them for everything! We love to serve hamburgers on these, so we tend to shape them into circles. However, these are awesome hot dog buns, sandwich bread, or even soft-shell tacos! Before you bake these keto buns, make them into whatever shape your heart desires! 

*Makes about 5 buns for hot dogs, makes about 4 buns for burgers for medium sized buns
Nutrition (per bun) Makes 5 buns Calories: 118.2 | Fat: 10.2g | Carbs: 1g | Fiber: 0.6g | Protein: 7.2g | Net Carbs: 0.4g
 
 

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Best Keto Buns

Best Keto Buns

Yield: 5 buns
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes
Don't pass on the bun! Instead, make these keto buns that don't taste like scrambled eggs mixed with sand! These are the only keto buns you will ever need!

Ingredients

  • 1 cup cheddar cheese
  • 4 tbs almond flour
  • 1 tbs parmesan cheese
  • 1/4 tsp xanthan gum
  • 3 eggs

Instructions

  1. Whisk eggs together in a large bowl.
  2. Add all other ingredients to the bowl and mix well.
  3. Place four to five spoonfuls of the mixture onto a baking sheet lined with parchment paper and shape as desired (hot dog bun shape, hamburger bun shape, etc.).
  4. Bake for 10-12 minutes at 350 degrees and then broil for 3 minutes.
Nutrition Information:
Yield: 5 Buns Serving Size: 1 Bun
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 118.2 Total Fat: 10.2g Carbohydrates: 0.4g Fiber: 0.6g Protein: 7.2g

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8 thoughts on “Best Keto Buns for Hot Dogs, Hamburgers, and Sandwiches”

  • This is the best bread I have had in 3 years on a low carb diet. I have made a lot of the other options one finds on low carb websites. Some are very challenging to make. Others are just awful tasting. I am a teacher who works hard to stay on this WOE. This bread is easy to make and absolutely delicious. Kinda of like a slice of hardy Wonder. Bread. I love how quick and easy it is to make and how wonderful it is as a bread substitute. Made Lindas Low Carb slop joes and had this amazing bread as an open face sandwich. Pure heaven. THank you thank you thank you.

    • Jean, you MADE our day! Thank you for taking some time out of your day to write us this honest and very encouraging review! We are happy to help and we are all in this together in this WOE! Thank you Jean, we are so happy you liked it!

  • We just tried this tonight. Our cheese was not as finely shredded so we had to throw it in a blender to thicken the mixture it up. Otherwise it was perfect. Still came out with a great flavor, not overpowering like others that I have tried, and it didn’t crumble. This is such a huge win for my family. Thanks!

  • How can these be shaped into other bun types please? Seems like a thick paste? Maybe I’m overthinking this…

    • Hi Abi, basically, when you spoon the mixture out onto the parchment paper, you can spread it into a long shape for hot dogs, or a round shape for burgers/sandwiches. This mixture does not spread when baking, which makes it great for shaping into your desired bun! 🙂

  • Thank you so much for this recipe!!! I’ve been gluten free for 6 years and Keto for 1 1/2 years. This was the BEST hamburger bun I’ve had in forever. So easy and yummy!! I think I may have to make these and take them with me any time I know I’ll be getting a hamburger at a restaurant 😉

    • Hi Amy! This makes me so happy to hear, I’m glad you found our recipe! Thank you for your kind words. 🙂

  • Made these today, as I was really craving bread. They were slightly on the egg-y side, but I made a chicken sandwich and ate every bite. Batter was a little runny, maybe I will use smaller eggs next time, or just 2. But there will definitely be another time. Best so far!! Looking forward to trying some of your other recipes.

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