Cozy up with the family and share a keto sweet bread flavored with warming spices and maple sweetness by the fire.
The addition of this ingredient give a unique composition to foods, making them slightly chewy. The gelatin also retains moisture well which helps guard against over baking and dry, crumbly baking fails.
After pulling out yet another successful batch of grass-fed beef gelatin infused, chocolate chunk almond flour cookies from the oven made me think… what if this recipe was baked in a bread tin?
I returned to the kitchen, made some adjustments on the flavor theme annnnd… get to share the success with you!
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In truth, this loaf isn’t missing a thing. Spreading a sugar-free frosting will add an amazingly creamy mouthfeel. It also brings a nice charm for nonketo dieters and looks oh-so eye catching!
Gut Lovin’ Gelatin
I love the texture of this bread, it feels GOOD as I digest.
Gelatin has numerous benefits that are appreciated by all systems through-out the body.
- Full of amino acids; glycine, proline, and arginine
- A digestive aid
- Broth normalizes hydrochloric acid in the stomach and “lines the mucous membrane of the intestinal tract and guards against further injurious action on the part of the ingesta” 1.
- Gelatin assists in the digestion of nutrients and is soothing for those with uncomfortable symptoms of food sensitivity.
- Strengthens bone health 2
- Reduces the pain of osteoarthritis 3
- Used to treat diabetes for over 100 years 4
I (heart eyes) the texture – it is the BEST after chilling in the fridge overnight. The cold temp and time sets up a slightly gummy, smooth and cream keto loaf.
Sweetening Ketogenic Gingerbread
I use LAKANTO monkfruit sweeteners because they are excellent, quick and convenient ways to sweeten keto foods. This recipe features a maple flavored syrup and “brown sugar” crystals that lends a caramel sweetness, pairing well with the cinnamon and ginger.
I love the formulation of the LAKANTO products because there is never a bitter aftertaste! My family never liked stevia sweetened recipes much, so for us this is the best alternative! The Monkfruit Sweetener is a great alternative for those who are sensitive to erythritol/sugar alcohols or any other artificial sweeteners.
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In this podcast, I learned all about the way LAKANTO is made and the specific attention to quality taken by the company. I’m so appreciative to be able to link up with a company that hold such high levels of integrity and provides such a useful product to those interested in cutting out the sugar from their diet.
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LAKANTO Monkfruit Sweetener is
- ZERO GLYCEMIC – Lakanto Sweetener will not increase blood sugar
- Zero Calories – With no sugar or added artificial flavoring
- USEFUL – Flavor your coffee, chocolates, and keto baked goods
- EASY- Convenient for on-the-go everyday use
- Non-GMO Verified Monk Fruit
- DELICIOUS with no bitter aftertaste
I use Lakanto exclusively, but if you can’t get it delivered to your area or it doesn’t agree with you, use plain erythritol or stevia drops instead.
Ketogenic Gingerbread Loaf | with Grass-fed Gelatin
- 1 whole egg
- 3/4 cup shredded zucchini
- 1/4 cup grass-fed butter
- 1/4 cup maple flavored syrup
- 1.5 cups almond flour
- 2 tablespoons Lakanto Classic save 20% off with coupon code PRIMALEDGEHEALTH
- 1 tablespoon ground cinnamon
- 1 tablespoon ginger powder
- 1 tablespoon grass-fed beef gelatin
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
- 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
- 1/4 teaspoon salt
- 1/2 cup macadamia nuts
- Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
- Whisk the egg in a medium bowl, add zucchini, butter and maple. Set aside.
- In a second bowl, combine all dry ingredients. Reserve the nuts.
- Blend the wet bowl with the dry bowl in a food processor. Add the nuts and continue blending until smooth. If you don't have a food processor, try a blender. When the nuts are well blended, the bread gets a very creamy texture. If you like chunks or want a crunchy texture, you can finely chop the nuts with a knife and add them to the batter in pieces.
- Pour batter into a greased loaf pan or 8 by 8-inch baking dish. Bake for about 30 minutes, until top is golden brown and firm to touch.
- Let cool completely before removing from the pan. This bread is best after it has sat in the fridge for a bit, for at least 2 hours or overnight.
Macros and Nutrition
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