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Ultimate Bacon Keto Buns

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Love bread and bacon? Then these Ultimate Bacon Keto Buns are for you! They use Martina’s popular Ultimate Keto Bun dough and are topped with crispy bacon. A fun twist on a bacon sandwich!

I love them stuffed with avocado and sun dried tomatoes, but feel free to fill with whatever keto-friendly fillings you like. Some cream cheese and cucumber or a chopped boiled egg with mayo would totally work too.

Not only does this low-carb recipe taste and look like real bread, these Ultimate Bacon Keto Buns will make you smile every time you look at them. They’re so cute. Perfect for any occasion and even Easter as a low-carb savoury replacement to the hot cross bun!

I hope you enjoy them as much as I did.

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Serving size 1 bun

Allergy information for Ultimate Bacon Keto Buns

✔  Gluten free
✔  Dairy free
✔  Nightshade free
✔  Fish free
✔  Shellfish free
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Nutritional values (per serving, 1 bun)

Net carbs4 grams
Protein14.2 grams
Fat22.7 grams
Calories292 kcal

Calories from carbs 6%, protein 21%, fat 73%

Total carbs12.1 gramsFiber8.1 gramsSugars1.5 gramsSaturated fat4.8 gramsSodium530 mg(23% RDA)Magnesium99 mg(25% RDA)Potassium365 mg(18% EMR)

Ingredients (makes 5 buns)


  1. Make the Ultimate Keto Buns as per recipe to step 5. Please note the salt in this recipe is slightly less at 1/4 - 1/3 tsp because of the salty bacon. If you have a nut allergy, these can also be made with Martina’s nut-free keto buns. For flax-free options, use this keto bread dough.
  2. After topping each bun with sesame seeds, place 2 strips of bacon on each bun in a cross.
    Ultimate Bacon Keto Buns
  3. Place in the oven and bake at 175 °C/ 350 °F (fan assisted) for 45 minutes until golden and the bacon is crispy.
  4. Remove from the oven and place on a wire rack to cool.
    Ultimate Bacon Keto Buns
  5. Slice and serve with butter or cream cheese. If the buns are too moist inside, place each half in a toaster or under a broiler for a few minutes to crisp up. Note that moisture very common in keto bread due to the highly absorbent psyllium and flax meal. Ultimate Bacon Keto Buns
  6. Store in a fridge for 2 to 3 days or freezer for up to 2 months. When ready to serve, reheat in the oven. Ultimate Bacon Keto Buns

Ingredient nutritional breakdown (per serving, 1 bun)

Net carbsProteinFatCalories
Almond flour (blanched ground almonds, almond meal)
1.3 g3.2 g7.9 g89 kcal
Psyllium husk powder
0.4 g0.1 g0 g2 kcal
Coconut flour, organic
0.6 g1 g0.9 g22 kcal
Flax meal (flaxmeal), ground flaxseed
0.1 g1.4 g3.2 g40 kcal
Garlic powder, spices
0.4 g0.1 g0 g2 kcal
Onion powder, spices
0.3 g0 g0 g2 kcal
Cream of tartar, raising agent
0.1 g0 g0 g1 kcal
Baking soda, raising agent (bicarbonate of soda)
0 g0 g0 g0 kcal
Egg white, fresh
0.1 g2.2 g0 g10 kcal
Eggs, free-range or organic
0.1 g1.3 g1 g14 kcal
Salt, sea salt
0 g0 g0 g0 kcal
Water, still
0 g0 g0 g0 kcal
Sesame seeds
0.5 g0.8 g2.2 g26 kcal
Bacon, streaky (high fat content), organic
0 g4.1 g7.5 g84 kcal
Total per serving, 1 bun
4 g14.2 g22.7 g292 kcal

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Comments (7)

These are absolutely delicious!  Unfortunately I only was able to eat 1 as my spouse and child devoured the rest.....I guess I will just have to make more......


Thank you so much, I'm glad you enjoyed!


This looks super tasty!! I can’t wait to give it a try! It’s all delicious ingredients 😊
xoxo Roslia


What temperature do you recommend to cook these at?


Same as the original keto bun recipe (added to step 3) 😊


I am allergic to Flax, could I replace it with pyslium
Thank you


You can use this keto bread dough instead: The Best Low-Carb & Paleo Bread - The Ultimate Guide