Keto Challah


Keto challah is a delicious and healthy low-carb take on traditional Jewish bread. This recipe uses almond flour, coconut flour, and egg whites to create a dough that’s both flavourful and nutritious. It’s perfect for Shabbat or any special occasion, but it can also be enjoyed as part of your daily meal plan. With this guide, you’ll learn how to make a keto challah step by step, with clear instructions and helpful tips.


  • 2 ½ cups blanched almond flour
  • ½ cup coconut flour
  • one teaspoon of salt
  • two teaspoons of baking powder
  • six large egg whites
  • ¼ cup melted butter (or coconut oil)
  • two tablespoons of honey
  • one teaspoon of apple cider vinegar
  • one tablespoon of sesame seeds (optional)


  1. Preheat the oven to 350°F/175°C and line a large baking sheet with parchment paper or a silicone mat.
  2. In a slightly medium bowl, whisk together the almond flour, coconut flour, salt, and baking powder until combined.
  3. In a separate large bowl, beat the egg whites until stiff peaks form. Add the melted butter (or coconut oil), honey, and apple cider vinegar, and mix well until everything is thoroughly incorporated.
  4. Slowly add the dry ingredients to the wet mixture and mix until a dough forms.
  5. Transfer the dough onto the lined baking sheet and shape it into the braid, log, or round loaf form as desired. Sprinkle with sesame seeds (optional).
  6. Bake for 25-30 minutes or until golden brown on top.
  7. Allow cooling before slicing and serving warm or at room temperature. Enjoy!

Tips and Tricks

  • For a savory twist, add herbs or spices to your keto challah dough, such as rosemary, thyme, or garlic powder.
  • For an extra sweet and nutty flavor, add chopped walnuts or pecans before baking.
  • To ensure your challah is fluffy and light in texture, be sure not to over-mix the batter.
  • If desired, you can glaze the top of your challah for a glossy finish by brushing it with melted butter and sprinkling sesame seeds.


Q: Can I freeze keto challah? 

A: Yes, you can freeze your keto challah. Wrap the cooled loaf in plastic wrap and place it in a sealable bag. The frozen challah will stay fresh for up to three months.

Q: How many carbs are in this recipe? 

A: This recipe yields 12 servings, and each slice contains approximately 4g net carbs.

Q: Can I substitute almond flour with another type of flour? 

A: Unfortunately, it is not recommended to substitute almond flour as it plays an essential role in the texture and flavor of this recipe.


Keto challah is an easy yet delicious way to enjoy traditional Jewish bread while sticking to a low-carb lifestyle. With this recipe guide, you’ll have no problem making your keto challah in no time! Whether for a Shabbat dinner or a special occasion, your friends and family will surely enjoy this tasty and nutritious treat. Happy baking, eataholix family.

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