9 Cloud Bread Recipes

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What is cloud bread made of? Find out in this short guide to this popular keto alternative for bread – with 9 cloud bread recipes to try out!

Saying goodbye to bread can be difficult, but sometimes it’s necessary to cut the carbs in your diet. Cloud bread has been a popular alternative for bread in the keto community for a while now. Compared to many low-carb bread recipes, cloud bread is so simple to make and the basic recipe usually requires only four ingredients!

While mostly used for savory recipes, cloud bread can be sweetened to make low-carb desserts or sweet breakfasts too. When you get creative and have fun with it, finding healthier alternatives for carby dishes that’ll suit your diet can be a lot of fun!

What Is Cloud Bread Made Of?

Cloud bread recipes usually have a base of eggs, baking powder and cream cheese (or cottage cheese and mascarpone). How long does cloud bread last? When stored in the fridge in can last up to a week.

What Is Cloud Bread Good For?

Cloud bread is mostly used as a keto-friendly alternative for bread to make sandwiches. It can even be used as a base for a mini pizza or an English muffin for an eggs benedict.

What Does Cloud Bread Taste Like?

Since cloud bread is mostly made from eggs and cream cheese, you’ll definitely be able to taste the egg. Some describe it tasting like a “fluffy omelette”, and others say it resembles sourdough bread. How you choose to spice it will also have a major effect on the taste.

1. Pillowy Light Cloud Bread

Two cloud bread slices on a white plate on a wood table.

This basic cloud cake recipe needs only 4 ingredients. Cloud bread makes a great alternative for bread slices. It’s much easier to make and more cost-effective than a lot of low-carb bread recipes too.

(No nutrition information available.)

Find this RECIPE at Cinnamon and Toast.

2. Keto Cloud Bread Eggs Benedict

Cloud bread muffin eggs benedict topped with fresh herbs on a white background.

Regular English muffins can contain up to 46g of carbs per serving, which is why this eggs benedict recipe using cloud bread as an alternative is a great for keto dieters at only 2,4g carbs. 

  • Calories: 497
  • Carbs: 2,4g

Find this RECIPE at Tasteaholics.

3. Bacon and Avocado Cloud Bread Sandwich

Bacon and avocado cloud bread sandwich in a white plate on a red kitchen towel.

This cloud bread sandwich only needs three extra ingredients for a tasty filling: bacon, avocado, and mayo*. If you meal prep and make a bunch of cloud bread slices to keep in the fridge, a low-carb sandwich option will always be available any time you need it.

*Make your own healthy mayo at home using this recipe or try this keto-friendly one that’s available in stores.

  • Calories: 284
  • Carbs: 3g (net)

Find this RECIPE at Ketovale.

4. Cloud Bread Pizzas

Three cloud bread pizzas on brown paper.

These cloud bread mini pizzas are excellent for kids. When you use whole ingredients and prepare food from scratch, these healthier kind of pizzas can be included in your family’s diet without having to worry about the harmful effects that come with store-bought junk foods with a shady ingredients list

  • Calories: 88.9
  • Carbs: 1.2g

Find this RECIPE at 360 Family Nutrition.


5. Pink Lemonade Cloud Cakes

Pink lemonade cloud cakes on a white plate with a white background.

When sweetened with a sweetener that fits your way of eating, your basic cloud bread recipe can be used to make a keto, cake-like dessert. These stacked cloud cakes with lemon, strawberries and cream filling is a simple dessert you can throw together anytime you’re craving something sweet.

  • Calories: 430
  • Carbs: 3g

Find this RECIPE at Tasteaholics.

6. Bacon, Avocado, and Chicken Sandwich

Bacon, avocado, and chicken cloud bread sandwich on a bamboo mat.

This club sandwich oopsie bread recipe is an easy throw-together keto lunch option if you love bread. Sometimes you just crave those two slices with a tasty filling, and cloud bread is a great alternative if you really need to cut bread out of your eating plan.

  • Calories: 405
  • Carbs: 4,31 (net)

Find this RECIPE at Ruled.Me.

7. Cloud Bread Loaf

This cloud bread loaf recipe is perfect for making low-carb french toast or grilled cheese sandwiches. This recipe also uses whey protein powder, giving it a more realistic bread-like texture.

  • Calories: 84
  • Carbs: 0,8g

Find this RECIPE at Sugar-Free Mom.


8. Garlic Cloud Breadsticks

Garlic cloud breadsticks on a white cutting board on a wood tabletop.

Served with a healthy homemade marinara sauce on the side, you can recreate this restaurant favorite at home and skip all the carbs in the process.

( No nutrition information available. )

Find this RECIPE at 360 Family Nutrition.

9. Cloud Bread BLT

Cloud bread BLT on a black plate on a white table.

This gluten-free and low-carb spin on the classic BLT sandwich is a must for anyone on a keto diet. This particular recipe uses psyllium husk powder to add more texture to the slices, but you can skip it if you don’t have it on hand.

( No nutrition information available. )

Find this RECIPE at Diet Doctor.

In Conclusion:

It’s different for everyone, but if you really miss bread on your keto or low-carb diet, using cloud bread as an alternative can really hit the spot. If you struggle with meal planning, making cloud bread slices ahead and keeping them in the fridge can really ease any stress, since you’ll have “bread” slices on hand to make a quick sandwich if you’re low on time.

Did You Make One Of These Cloud Bread Recipes?

If you made one of these yummy recipes that we rounded-up for you – please let us know in the comments how it turned out for you! If you have any improvements or other awesome cloud bread recipes of your own – let us and other readers know as well!

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  1. I’m almost literally salivating while scrolling through this. I *love* the pizza idea, but also curious to try making “tacos” with it. And deserts. I’ve been looking for some alternative that my mom can eat without raising her sugar levels, because of how crazy bread can be. I’m mostly happy that I don’t have to give up bread-based foods since this could easily mimic anything, and I’m still getting my eggs in without being limited to a few things.

    1. Hi Gelynn! Glad you’re inspired by this collection of Cloud Bread recipes! Nothing can truly replace bread – so sad 🙁 …but cloud bread is an awesome substitute and we make it all the time! Happy cooking!:)

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