Healthy low carb rusks

Prep: 15 mins, Cooking: 1 hr 30 mins

Rich in healthy fats to keep hair and skin soft and supple.

By Food24 July 12 2016
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Ingredients (12)

4 tbsp coconut oil
3 large eggs
400 ml almond flour
1 psyllium husk
1 tsp ground cinnamon
1 tsp vanilla — extract
1/2 tsp ground nutmeg
2 tbsp sesame seeds
2 tbsp pumpkin seeds
1 tbsp desiccated coconut
2 tsp Robertson's baking powder
coconut flour — for dusting
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Method:

Preheat oven to 180°C.

Spray baking sheet with olive oil spray and cook and sprinkle some coconut flour on top to prevent rusks from sticking.

Place coconut oil in a medium sized cooking pot and allow to melt. Add cinnamon, nutmeg and vanilla and gently simmer for 3 minutes on very low heat to allow spices to infuse.

Place eggs in a large mixing bowl. Using an electric beater, beat the eggs for 3 minutes on high speed until light and airy.

Add coconut oil mixture to eggs and continue to blend for 1 minute until thoroughly combined.

Sift almond flour, psyllium husk, and baking powder into a large mixing bowl.

Add pumpkin seeds, desiccated coconut and sesame seeds.

Add egg mixture to dry ingredients and mix thoroughly. Use your hands to combine ingredients to form a thick dough. Knead lightly and then set aside for 5 – 10 minutes.

Break small pieces of the dough off and shape into rusks. I like to use the gap between my thumb and pointing finger to create the perfect shape.

Lay out each rusk onto greased and dusted baking sheet.

Bake at 180°C for 30 minutes, then remove from the oven.

Lower the temperature to 70°C and allow rusks to dry out for 1 hour, keeping oven door open slightly.

Cool on baking rack.

Recipe reprinted with permission of Caralishious.

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Comments 5

  1. Zirkea Coetzee says:

    Please can you help my. 4 coconut oil is it cups or tablespoon ?

  2. Jaco De Bruyn says:

    This is a bad recipe, probably because of Food24’s formatting.
    How much seeds? 2 sesame seeds? How does that make sense?

  3. elani says:

    I don’t understand your recipe.
    How much is:?
    4 coconut oil
    1 psyllium husk
    2 sesame seeds
    2 pumpkin seeds
    1 desiccated coconut
    The measurements is unclear…
    would love to try out this recipe…

  4. Marie Elaine dove says:

    says 4 for coconut oil- and 1 psyllium husk–what is the measure—cups, tablespoons?

  5. Elaine Dove says:

    recipe says 4 coconut oil–what is the measurement, also for seed amts?

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