Keto Cream Cheese Almond Flour Bread

keto cream cheese almond flour bread

My recipe for keto cream cheese almond flour bread makes a great basic white bread loaf. The perfect low carb bread for when you are missing bread while doing keto.  It has an airy, light texture that is not at all eggy. Best of all it’s made with easy to come by ingredients.

This keto cream cheese bread uses only butter, eggs, cream cheese, and almond flour. That’s right no hard to pronounce ingredients are in this simple recipe.

Probably the number one food item that people miss when they go keto, is bread. Thankfully, this recipe for keto cream cheese bread made with almond flour will help silence those cravings.

This keto bread mimics white bread but if you want a whole wheat substitute, I recommend you try our Keto High Fiber Bread recipe. If you’re needing a low carb bread made with coconut flour, check out my recipe for Keto Cream Cheese Coconut Flour Bread. Because it uses coconut flour it’s a great tree nut-free option. 

I also have several keto bread recipes on the site that people are using on a regular basis. A couple of popular ones right now are both my Keto Cornbread Recipe made with almond flour and my Keto Coconut Flour Cornbread.

Also to check out my Keto Cream Cheese Recipes for more keto-friendly recipes that use cream cheese.

Keto Cream Cheese Almond Flour Bread

Keto cream cheese almond flour bread
Photo Credit: Mel Souraya

With a basic keto bread recipe like this, you have no need to be missing bread while doing keto. This bread slices and toasts beautifully or bake it in a muffin tin for individual keto rolls. 

I know firsthand what it feels like to miss bread when doing a keto diet. I was that girl who LOVED to make homemade bread and made it all the time for our family and friends. To have to say goodbye to bread was not easy. But I knew it was a must if I was going to succeed. 

There is a special backstory to this keto cream cheese bread recipe. You see it was the fans of my very popular  Keto Cream Cheese Pound Cake that made me aware that if you removed the sweetener from that pound cake recipe it made a fantastic bread recipe too. 

When I heard about this, I thought it was a genius idea. I then thought why on earth had this not occurred to me? Well, thankfully my lovely readers pointed this out to me.

The creativity of the low carb community never ceases to amaze me. They have come up with all sorts of hacks to replace the high carb foods they’ve missed.

From using alternative flours in keto baking to making breading from pork rinds, the keto community is known for their out of the box ideas.

The first time I took my readers advice I used my recipe for keto cream cheese coconut flour cake. I removed the sweetener and baked the recipe in a tin for rolls and it was well received. 

But it was time I shared how easy it is to also make a keto bread that’s made with almond flour too. 

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How To Make Keto Cream Cheese Almond Flour Bread

keto cream cheese almond flour bread
Photo Credit: Mel Souraya

The following are all the ingredients you’ll need to make this keto cream cheese bread (almond flour). 

I highly recommend that all your wet ingredients always be at room temperature before mixing. It will make the process of incorporating all the ingredients smoother plus the final outcome is always consistent.

Notice that I do not use low-fat cream cheese in this recipe nor do I use the kind of cream cheese that is whipped with air and comes in a tub. Unfortunately, that type of cream cheese will not garner good results so use the kind that comes in a foil brick instead. 

I add one tablespoon of sugar substitute to the batter. This is totally optional. However, traditional white bread has a little bit of sweetness and I wanted to mimic the flavor perfectly. I use a granulated sugar substitute for this. Use your favorite since any number of them will work in this keto cream cheese bread recipe. 

How To Store Your Keto Cream Cheese Bread

This keto bread recipe stores well both sliced or whole in the refrigerator for up to 7 days. Just remember to keep it covered so that it does not absorb the flavor of anything else that may be in your fridge.

Alternatively, you can freeze this keto cream cheese bread. You can choose to slice it prior to freezing or freeze the entire loaf whole. Just remember you need to make sure it’s covered well with cling wrap and foil or place the bread slices or whole loaf in a freezer bag. The bread will freeze well for up to 30 days. 

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If you’re more a biscuit fan, I encourage you to check out our recipe for Easy Keto Cheesy Biscuits. It’s a great substitute for cheddar biscuits like the kind in Red Lobster. 

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Keto Cream Cheese Almond Flour Bread

Keto Cream Cheese Almond Flour Bread

Yield: 12
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 40 minutes
Total Time: 50 minutes

A recipe for keto cream cheese almond flour bread. It makes a great basic white bread loaf. The perfect low carb bread for when you are missing bread while doing keto.  It has an airy, light texture that is not at all eggy. Best of all it’s made with easy to come by ingredients.



  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees
  2. In a medium-sized bowl combine the almond flour, baking powder, salt. Set aside.
  3. In a large bowl using an electric mixer blend on high the butter with the tablespoon of sugar substitute until the mixture is light and fluffy and well incorporated.
  4. Next add the room temperature cream cheese and mix well.
  5. Add the eggs one at a time making sure to mix well after each addition.
  6. Lastly, add the dry ingredients: the almond flour, baking powder, salt and mix well until batter is fully combined.
  7. In a well-greased 8 inch loaf pan bake 30 to 40 minutes until golden brown on top. Bread will be done once an inserted toothpick comes out clean.
  8. If making rolls bake in a 12 capacity muffin tin for 20-25 minutes. This makes 12 rolls
  9. Allow bread to fully cool before slicing.
  10. Store you keto cream cheese bread loaf in the refrigerator for up to 7 days or frozen for 30 days.

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Nutrition Information:
Yield: 12 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving:Calories: 102 Total Fat: 9.6g Saturated Fat: 4.8g Cholesterol: 74mg Sodium: 124mg Carbohydrates: 1.2g Fiber: 0.3g Sugar: 0.3g Protein: 3.1g
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  1. Help! My loaf turned out half the height of your pictures! It tastes fine, but is definitely not useable as a sandwich bread.

    • Hi Kristen, There could be many reasons why this could have happened. What size pan did you use? Where the ingredients at room temperature before baking? I encourage you to check out my detailed post that gives all my Keto Baking Tips to assist you.

  2. Mine also turned out half the size and can’t be used as sandwich bread. I followed the directions exactly. Used an 8 inch loaf pan, all ingredients room temperature, etc. The baking powder I used is fresh. Is 1 teaspoon really enough? I was wondering if that could be why the bread didn’t rise as well as your pictures. Would really like to solve this so I can use the bread for sandwiches. Thanks!

    • Hi Lynn, I’ve updated the post to reflect 2 teaspoons of baking powder. Putting only one teaspoon was an error on my part. Hope this helps it rise properly.

  3. Hi. May I ask how many net carbs is this recipe?

  4. I made your delicious Cream Cheese Pound Cake (thank you) and topped a slice with a few sliced strawberries macerated with a scant teaspoon of monk fruit sweetener… it was heaven. I did use an 8″ loaf pan. I’d like to make this bread. Can I double this recipe and use the same pan? Maybe double it and use 3/4 of the batter in the loaf pan and a few mini muffins. How much more time would my bake times be? I really want to go to Ham Sandwich heaven. Thank You Hilda, you inspire me.

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  6. Leide Galhardo

    Hi Hilda, thanks for sharing your amazing creations with us. I was wondering if i could use dry yeast in place of baking powder. Thanks.

    • Hi Leide, It’s my honor to serve you. As far as swapping baking powder for yeast that is simply not possible. Because there is no gluten in almond flour it will not rise properly. You can add a couple of tablespoons of yeast that has been proofed as a flavor enhancer but not as a rising agent.

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