Low Carb Bread Recipe – Doughtein

So what in the world is “Doughtein“? It is basically a low carb, protein based multi-purpose dough recipe super popular among the low carb and keto communities. Doughtein was created to fill a void between regular high carb, high sugar and fat dough and the popular “fat head dough” that often has way too much fat and way too many calories. Doughtein is mostly protein with some fat and carbs and is very easy to fit into your ketogenic meal plan.

Doughtein Recipe Instructions

The recipe for Doughtein is rather simple.

1 scoop protein powder – Most find an unflavored whey protein works great. For those who need to avoid dairy you can try a Vegan Plant Based Protein.
3/4 cup egg whites
1/2 tsp baking powder
1/2 tsp xanthan gum

Beat egg whites, baking powder and xanthan gum to stiff peaks.
Fold in protein powder with spatula

For pancakes, fry in pan.

For buns, divide into three mounds on parchment paper (add toppings ie everything bagel spice) bake at 350F for 20 min. Store unused in fridge.

For pizza dough, spread thin on parchment paper, bake at 350F for ~10 min. Add toppings, cook again

What do you make with Doughtein? Just about anything, the list is endless:

Pancakes, pizza, bread, muffins, buns, bagels, flat bread, pie/cakes, waffles, etc etc.

Tell us what you make with your low carb bread recipe!

A high quality whey protein isolate is one of the best protein powders to use for a doughtein recipe. Some prefer unflavored especially when making a savory recipe. For those making dessert type recipes, flavored protein powders work just fine. Here are some great protein powders that are work perfectly with the doughtein recipe:

Unflavored Whey Protein Keto Friendly Whey Protein

Zero Carb Protein









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