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Cheesy keto zucchini bread

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Cheesy keto zucchini bread is moist, tasty and flavorful keto bread and can be eaten plain. Low carb bread with zucchini and cheese is something that you need in your life.

This bread is great toasted and works good as a bread for keto sandwiches. Few days ago I made it for breakfast and we ate it with cream cheese and smoked salmon. OMG, that combination was one of my best keto breakfasts ever.

I love eating his bread still hot with a little butter on top. Wow! Melted cheese inside and melting butter on top plus pinch of coarse salt! Yummy!

Picture of few slices of keto zucchini bread

My children love this low carb bread with zucchini. Usually my son don’t like to see green stuff in his bread. In this case he didn’t have anything against. He loves it. If you have a picky eater in your family, consider peeling zucchini. And definitely try this keto zucchini bread recipe!

I was inspired to make this bread, by cheesy zucchini bread made by Nagi from RecipeTinEats.

Picture of cheesy keto zucchini bread coconut flour and almond flour

How to make cheesy keto zucchini bread

First grate zucchini!

It’s the best to grate zucchini first because of the water in zucchini. You need to leave them until you prepare other ingredients. While you are preparing other ingredients, zucchini will release excess water. Squeeze them as much as you can. Drain the soul out of zucchini! 😁

Picture of procedure to make low carb keto bread with zucchini and cheese slices

Low carb grain grain free and gluten free flour combination

To make this keto zucchini bread coconut flour and almond flour combined are the best because you get a real and cheesy bread texture. I really like to bake with coconut and almond flour combined. In this case, use superfine almond flour. If using almond meal you will need to add more, it could be too runny. So, that’s one thing to think about and adapt if necessary to have perfect cheesy keto zucchini bread.

Mediterranean flavor

Olive oil and a pinch of garlic are giving special flavor to this low carb zucchini bread. I would say that this low carb bread is getting some Mediterranean flavor if you add olive oil and a little garlic. It’s the best to use powdered garlic, and don’t put too much. Just a little for that special kick. 

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Try my other recipes!

For all my zucchini fans out there, I have here a very good recipe for keto waffles with zucchini. We eat them instead of sandwich bun or with one of these delicious keto jams

Sugar free blueberry jam

Keto strawberry jam

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Cheesy keto zucchini bread

Picture of cheesy keto zucchini bread cut into slices

Cheesy keto zucchini bread is moist, tasty and flavorful keto bread and can be eaten plain. Low carb bread with zucchini and cheese is something that you need in your life.

Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes


  • Almond flour superfine 1/2 cup/70 g/2.5 oz
  • Coconut flour 2 TBS/15 g/0.53 oz
  • Olive oil 1/4 cup/45 g/1.6 oz
  • Zucchini shredded and drained 1 zucchini 1.5 cup/210 g/7.4 oz
  • Baking powder 1/2 tsp
  • Baking soda 1/4 tsp
  • Salt 1/2 tsp
  • Powdered garlic 1/4 tsp
  • 3 eggs
  • Gouda cheese 4 slices/40 g/1.4 oz


  1. Grate zucchini and set it aside to release the water.
  2. Turn on the oven to 180 C/350 F.
  3. Whisk eggs and add almond flour, coconut flour, olive oil, baking powder, salt and powdered garlic.
  4. Continue whisking until all combined.
  5. Squeeze grated zucchini as much as possible until all the excess water is drained.
  6. Add zucchini to other ingredients and mix altogether until all combined. It shouldn't be too runny, if it's too runny just add more almond flour.
  7. Pour half or the mixture into a loaf pan layered with a parchment paper.
  8. Put on top slices of cheese and pour on top the rest of the mixture.
  9. Bake in a preheated oven on 180 C/350 F for 20 - 30 minutes (depends on your oven).
  10. When baked, enjoy!

Nutrition Information:



Serving Size:

1 slice

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 102Total Fat: 9gCarbohydrates: 3.15gNet Carbohydrates: 2.18gFiber: 0.97gProtein: 3g

This is for your information only. Please, calculate your own macros with ingredients you use.

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  • Reply
    August 8, 2021 at 10:30 pm

    This is a great recipe with some the “breadiest” bread I’ve ever made, and I do a lot of low carb baking. It freezes very well, and popping a slice of it into an air fryer for a few minutes makes it even better!

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      Family On Keto
      September 29, 2021 at 9:58 am

      Dear Anna, I’m so happy to seeing this! I’m glad you enjoyed it & thank you so much for commenting!

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    Sandy keys
    February 14, 2021 at 10:09 pm

    Love this zucchini bread recipe. I could eat it all my self so I have to be good wheN I make it

  • Reply
    November 8, 2020 at 3:48 pm

    Can you substitute Gouda for other low carb cheeses?

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      Family On Keto
      November 12, 2020 at 11:27 pm

      Hi Cheryl, sure, you can use any cheese you like!

  • Reply
    September 9, 2020 at 9:55 pm

    You ask for baking soda in your recipe but don’t mention it with instructions. Do we use baking soda?

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      Family On Keto
      October 12, 2020 at 6:41 pm

      HI Luz, oh, I will edit, thank you! Yes, use baking soda! Thanks!

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    July 15, 2020 at 10:38 pm

    Can you taste the coconut flour? I can’t stand it and find I can always taste it…. can you just add more almond flour?

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      Family On Keto
      July 24, 2020 at 3:18 pm

      Hi, actually you don’t taste coconut flour. Because of zucchini it has very neutral, “like a real bread” taste.

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    June 28, 2020 at 7:33 pm

    I think more almond flour Is necessary. Cooking time increase as well. Smells wonderful. Hoping it tastes as great as it smells

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      Family On Keto
      July 1, 2020 at 7:50 pm

      Thanks for the comment. Zucchini have different amount of water inside so you did great by adding more almond flour.

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    May 22, 2020 at 6:47 pm

    Delicious!! I did have to bake it for a 40 minutes though. Maybe I should have used more almond flour. Anyway will definitely make again

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      Family On Keto
      May 23, 2020 at 1:15 pm

      Hi Judie, thank you so much for your comment. It depends on the oven so it can be longer time to bake sometimes. I’m so glad you like it!

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    May 6, 2020 at 4:37 pm

    Just wondering if this bread taste very eggy? I made a jalapeño corn bread but my family felt it tasted more like a quiche

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      Family On Keto
      May 6, 2020 at 5:29 pm

      HI Pam, this recipe is not eggy at all. When you just remove it from the oven it could have eggy smell for a few minutes, but it’s not eggy at all. Jalapeno corn bread was not my recipe. 🙂

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      June 18, 2021 at 12:20 am

      I just made it and was so excited! Unfortunately, for me it was way to eggy tasting! My husband loved it though so that’s a bonus!.

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    April 23, 2020 at 9:06 pm

    This bread is on my weekly list now. I just love it! So yammy really delicious and is perfect for with any meal! 😘

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      Family On Keto
      April 24, 2020 at 7:34 am

      Dear Marinka, thank you so much! I really appreciate your opinion! 🙂

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