Fat Head Ham, Cream Cheese & Nuts Pull-Apart Ring / Keto / Low Carb / Gluten Free

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Fat Head Ham, Cream Cheese & Nuts Pull-Apart Ring / Keto / Low Carb / Gluten Free

45 minutes
Calories 260kcal

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 cups shredded mozzarella cheese (160 g)
  • 2 ounces cream cheese (160 g)
  • 3/4 cup almond flour (160 g)
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder (160 g)
  • 1 teaspoon xanthan gum (160 g)
  • 4 slices ham
  • 4 ounces cream cheese (160 g)
  • 1 ounce chopped nuts (160 g)
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper (160 g)
  • 1/4 teaspoon sea salt (160 g)

Instructions

  • In a large saucepan, melt the mozzarella cheese and cream cheese over low heat until it can be stirred together and remove from the heat.
  • (Or microwave 1 - 1.5 minutes.)
  • Stir until well combined.
  • Add an egg and stir.
  • Add the almond flour and baking powder (and xanthan gum) and mix well.
  • Wet your hand and knead the dough until uniform.
  • *Reheat the dough if it gets crumbly.
  • Add flour little by little (like 1/2 tsp at a time) if the dough is too sticky.
  • Preheat the oven to 180 C / 350 F.
  • Place the dough on a parchment paper.
  • Top the dough with another piece of parchment paper and roll it out into a 15 x 12 inch (40 x 30 cm) rectangle.
  • Place the ham on the dough.
  • Spread the cream cheese on the ham.
  • Sprinkle the chopped nuts and black pepper.
  • Roll up the dough.
  • Place the seam side down on the parchment paper and form a ring.
  • Seal the ends together.
  • (* Wetting your hands definitely helps!)
  • Sprinkle the sea salt over the dough if desired.
  • With kitchen scissors or a knife, cut from outside edge to two-thirds toward the center of the ring at about 2 inch (5 cm) intervals.
  • Place the parchment paper with the dough onto a baking sheet.
  • Bake for 22 - 25 minutes.
  • Cool on a wire rack for 10 - 15 minutes.

Nutrition

Calories: 260kcal

Originally posted 2019-02-20 18:39:09.

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