One bite of this moist, tender, hot dog will have you curling your toes in delight. A low-carb bread, baked to a golden sheen attributed by the egg wash that was spread over each and topped by the everything bagel seasoning brings out such a satisfying taste.

 

What Is A Keto Hot Dog?  

This is a hot dog that is done alongside a keto-style made dough. The hot dog(frankfurter) is then wrapped in the dough, brushing the top with egg whites and then baking them at 400°F. In most cases, they are the main course.

 

Fun Facts

You have probably asked if you can eat a hot dog on the keto diet? Well, hot dogs have very low carb content so low carb bread goes well with it.

Did you know that Mickey mouse’s first onscreen words were “Hot Dog!”

Origins

Hot Dogs are said to be invented in Germany in 1487 by a frankfurter company, others say that the hot dogs were invented by a butcher named Johann in the 1600s who traveled to promote his food in the city of frankfurt.

 

When Should They Be Served?

Are you going for lunch now? Well, grab this hot dog you specially made, baked to a golden-brown and seasoned to your liking, and enjoy every bite! This is also perfect for picnics or to enjoy as you stroll through the park with your kids.

 

What Can It Be Paired With?

The best sides to go with this would be some fries and a cool drink. You can similarly put it with nacho chips and cheese. However, be careful, you may indulge in these juicy treats and bite a finger when trying to finish it off.

Method of baking

In a medium bowl, add the mozzarella and cream cheese, and melt using the double boil method. Knead with hand or alternate between stirring with a spatula if it is too hot to handle.

Add garlic powder and Italian seasoning (optional)

dust surface of and roll dough into a rectangle about 1/4 inch thick. Cut out a rectangle the size of the hot dogs and wrap them around the hot dogs.

preheat the oven at 400°F, while you whisk egg yolk and water then brush over the hot dogs with it. sprinkle sesame seeds or seasoning on them.

place them evenly on the baking sheet and bake for 20 minutes.

 

The main ingredient explained

Cream Cheeze is a versatile ingredient when it comes to baking. It is used to make a creamy cheesecake or fluffy frosting. In this case, the cream cheese is melted with the mozzarella cheese to be mixed with the dough.

 

Key terms

Egg Wash is used as a substrate to either coat or brush foods before baking because it gives pasties a nice golden brown sheen. Egg wash is beaten eggs that are sometimes mixed with milk or water.

Why should you make this

No matter the name you give the hot dogs whether it be franks or wieners they are a great source of protein for the keto lifestyle, especially because of how simple and delicious they are, you can build an entire meal plan around them because they are also very affordable.

 

Q&A

Do I have to melt the cheese using the double boiling method?

If you are not confident in the double boiling method you can simply put it in the oven until the cheese is melted.

How high are the Carbohydrates in this dish?

This keto bread only has 5g of carbs.

 

Closing

Hot dogs will always, be one of my all-time favorite lunches, and this keto hot dog stuck with me. It takes no time and is so savory, I can’t help taking bite after bite! keto hot dogs are sure to change your perspective on the food you eat.

Yield: 8 servings

Easy Baked Keto Hot Dogs

Easy Baked Keto Hot Dogs

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes

Ingredients

  • 8 Hot dogs
  • 2 cups shredded mozzarella
  • 1 tbsp full-fat cream cheese
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 egg yolk(optional)
  • 1 tbsp of water(optional)
  • 1 3/4 cups almond flour(set aside 1/4 cup)
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp garlic powder(optional)
  • 1/4 tsp Italian seasoning(optional)
  • Everything bagel seasoning( sesame seeds, poppy seeds, or coarse salt for topping)

Instructions

    In a medium bowl, add the mozzarella and cream cheese. Heat the two ingredients by double boiling until the cheese melts and you can mix both kinds of cheese.

After letting it cool for two minutes add in your salt, 1 3/4 cups almond flour(set aside 1/4 cup), baking powder, egg and stir with a spatula till combined. knead with hands, alternate between spatula and hand if the dough is still too hot.

Incorporate your garlic powder and Italian seasoning(optional).

Dust almond flour on the surface you will be working on,  then roll the dough into a rectangle about 1/4 inches thick.

Cut small rectangles out of the dough just enough to cover one hot dog each.

Wrap each hot dog in the blanket-like dough and place it on a baking sheet.

Preheat the oven to 204°C or 400°F.

In a small bowl whisk together the egg yolk and water, then proceed to brush the tops of the dogs with the egg wash.

Sprinkle everything seasoning on it and then place in the oven to bake for 20 minutes. It should have a golden finish. and then it is ready to serve once out of the oven and cooled.

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