Low Carb Pull Apart Christmas Tree (Keto Friendly)

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This pull apart tree is super easy to make and has the taste and texture as a pastry. You can use this dopugh to make festive pizzas, change the toppings and make a Pesto Cheese Tree, a Taco Wreath or even a Spinach Dip Reindeer! Today I made a normal pizza tree – because I was craving pizza. I even made mini ornament pizzas! For a dessert like treat, add nut butters or chocolate and nuts mmm I cant wait to try it with my hazelnut wholesome, homemade butter!

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Low Carb Pull Apart Christmas Tree

  • Servings: 6
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Ingredients

  • 1 Tbsp Yeast
  • 2 Tbsp Warm Water
  • 2 Cups Almond flour
  • ¼ Cup + 2 Tbsp Coconut Flour
  • 2 Tsp Xanthan gum
  • 2 Tsp Baking Powder
  • Dash of Salt
  • 3 Tbsp Butter Melted
  • 5 Tbsp Water
  • 1 Tbsp Organic Maple Syrup (The yeast cancels these carbs out in the chemical process)
  • 5 Tbsp Tomato Paste (I used Italian spices to enhance the flavor)
  • 1 Cup Mozzarella
  • *Desired Tree Decorations / Toppings

Directions

  1. Pre-heat oven to 375°F
  2. In a bowl, combine the yeast and warm water, set aside for 5 minutes to dissolve.
  3. In another large bowl, combine the almond flour, coconut flour, xanthan gum, baking powder and salt. Whisk until fully combined.
  4. Pour in the butter, maple syrup, yeast water and water. Mix until a dough forms. It should be stiff to the touch.
  5. Roll out half the dough between 2 pieces of parchment. Remove top piece of paper and cut a tree shape with a pizza cutter and set aside for 20 mins to rise. Repeat with other half of dough. Making similar sizes.
  6. Spread the tomato paste on one tree half. Covering all of it.
  7. Sprinkle the mozzarella over the tomato paste.
  8. Gently remove the top tree layer prom the parchment and flip on top of the cheese making a tree sandwich.
  9. Using the pizza cutter or a sharp knife, cut slits on the sides of the tree about 1 – 2 inches apart.
  10. Gently twist each side piece and laying it back down twisted.
  11. Add toppings and bake for 15 minutes. Serve warm

Nutrition Per Serving

1 serving = aprox 4 pieces of the tree

Total Fat 12.3g

Total Carbohydrates 9.3g

Dietary Fiber 4.6g

Protein 3.8g

Net carbs per serving: 4.7g

RECIPE NOTES

* You can use different toppings, make different shapes or even just make pizza. Enjoy!

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You can even make pizzas.

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