Delicious Sweet Keto Breakfasts

Keto breakfasts aren’t just eggs and bacon, much to the relief of those of us with a sweet tooth. There are many ingenious substitutions you can make to your favorite sweet breakfast recipes. You won’t have to go without pancakes, waffles, muffins, and even oatmeal.

This collection of sweet keto breakfast recipes will give you plenty of options to start your day without feeling deprived. On the contrary, your tummy and your tastebuds will be completely satisfied.

What Can I Eat for Breakfast on a Keto Diet?

Any food you enjoy that’s low in carbs is fine for a keto breakfast, such as meat, vegetables, and nuts. And you can use many grain-free flours to make all kinds of breakfast treats. Here are a few examples of the types of dishes that you can have on a keto diet if you use grain-free flour (e.g., almond flour, coconut flour, etc.), both sweet and savory:

  • Puddings (chia seed puddings, ‘oatmeal’, berry puddings, coconut creams)
  • Smoothie bowls
  • Breakfast cookies, fat bombs, or brownies
  • Waffles
  • Pancakes, crepes
  • Muffins, rolls
  • Cauliflower bakes (hash browns, casseroles)
  • Eggs, any style
  • Ham, bacon, chicken, salmon, tuna, and other grilled meats or fish

Here we’ll focus on sweet keto breakfasts – and you’ll see that there are many, many options to choose from!

Sweet Keto Breakfast Recipes

Recipe Nutritional Information (per serve) Time

1. Maple Cream Cheese Keto Pumpkin Muffins

  • 8.7g carbs
  • 7.2g protein
  • 23.1g fat
  • 259 calories

Prep time: 10 mins | Cook time: 30 mins

2. Keto Lemon Poppy Seed Waffles

  • 3g carbs
  • 8g protein
  • 27g fat
  • 281 calories

Prep time: 5 mins | Cook time: 10 mins

3. Low-Carb Smoothie Bowl

  • 18.5g carbs
  • 12g protein
  • 14.8g fat
  • 253 calories

Prep time: 15 mins | Cook time: 0 mins

4. Keto Hemp Heart Porridge

  • 2.3g carbs
  • 43.8g protein
  • 72.8g fat
  • 867 calories

Prep time: 3 mins | Cook time: 1-2 mins

5. Low-Carb Caramel Pecan Sticky Buns

  • 5g carbs
  • 12g protein
  • 33g fat
  • 372 calories

Prep time: 20 mins | Cook time: 25-30 mins

6. Lemon Crepes with Whipped Raspberry Cream Cheese

  • 6.71g carbs
  • 11.1g protein
  • 26.6g fat
  • 341 calories

Prep time: 10 mins | Cook time: 20 mins

7. Paleo Coconut Pancakes

  • 3.7g carbs
  • 5.1g protein
  • 18.9g fat
  • 204 calories

Prep time: 5 mins | Cook time: 5 mins

8. Grain-Free Granola

  • 3g carbs
  • 5g protein
  • 23g fat
  • 242 calories

Prep time: 5 mins | Cook time: 20 mins

9. Strawberry Avocado Smoothie

  • 7g carbs
  • 1g protein
  • 7g fat
  • 106 calories

Prep time: 2 mins | Cook time: 0 mins

10. Keto Chocolate Chia Pudding

  • 16g carbs
  • 8g protein
  • 27.3g fat
  • 336 calories

Prep time: 5 mins | Chill time: 30 mins

11. Keto Mixed Berry Crumble

  • 12g carbs
  • 5g protein
  • 18g fat
  • 221 calories

Prep time: 5 mins | Cook time: 35 mins

12. Keto Low-Carb Almond Flour Donuts with Chocolate Glaze

  • 3.5g carbs
  • 8.2g protein
  • 15.9g fat
  • 205 calories

Prep time: 10 mins | Cook time: 15 mins

1. Maple Cream Cheese Keto Pumpkin Muffins

Maple cream cheese keto pumpkin muffins
Image credit: Sugarless Crystals

These hearty muffins have a sweet maple cream cheese swirl. Thanks to the pumpkin, almond flour, and coconut flour, they’re packed with fiber and low in carbs.

Each serving has 8.7g of carbs, 23.1g of fat, 5.3g of fiber, and 7.2g of protein for 259 calories.

Get the full recipe at: sugarlesscrystals.com

2. Keto Lemon Poppy Seed Waffles

Keto lemon poppy seed waffles on a plate
Image credit: Stylish Cravings

Almond flour, eggs, poppy seeds, and coconut oil form the base of this waffle recipe, along with a touch of lemon juice. You’ll get plenty of protein with these delicious waffles.

Each serving has 3g of carbs, 27g of fat, 4g of fiber, and 8g of protein for 281 calories.

Get the full recipe at: stylishcravings.com

3. Low-Carb Smoothie Bowl

Low carb smoothie bowl on serving plate
Image credit: The Conscious Dietitian

Here’s a clever recipe that hides cauliflower and zucchini in some milk, hemp seeds, and nut butter. Topped with blueberries (and perhaps additional sweetener, if desired), this is an original and low-carb smoothie bowl that works at any time of day.

Each serving has 18.5g of carbs, 12g of protein, 14.8g of fat, and 7g of fiber for 253 calories.

Get the full recipe at: theconsciousdietitian.com

4. Keto Hemp Heart Porridge

Keto sweet breakfasts hemp heart porridge
Image credit: Healthful Pursuit

This alternative to oatmeal uses hemp hearts to give you all the creamy and hearty texture of a traditional recipe. The result is very low in carbs while high in protein and fiber: it’s also vegan and gluten-free.

Each serving has 2.3g of net carbs, 43.8g of protein, 72.8g of fat, and 245g of fiber for 867 calories.

Get the full recipe at: healthfulpursuit.com

5. Low-Carb Caramel Pecan Sticky Buns

Low carb caramel pecan sticky buns
Image credit: Simply So Healthy

One look at these buns, and everyone will want them! They’re stuffed with a sweet mozzarella cheese filling and drizzled with a low-carb caramel sauce. Just be sure to provide enough napkins!

Each serving has 5g of net carbs, 12g of protein, 33g of fat, and 4g of fiber for 372 calories.

Get the full recipe at: simplysohealthy.com

6. Lemon Crepes with Whipped Raspberry Cream Cheese

Lemon crepes with whipped raspberry cream cheese
Image credit: All Day I Dream About Food

These grain-free, lemony crepes ooze with a creamy raspberry filling and are topped with a whipped raspberry cream cheese. They look stunning! Make these for someone special to celebrate breakfast.

Each serving has 6.71g of carbs, 26.6g of fat, 11.1g of protein, and 2.5g of fiber for 341 calories.

Get the full recipe at: alldayidreamaboutfood.com

7. Paleo Coconut Pancakes

Paleo coconut pancakes
Image credit: Sugarfree Londoner

With coconut flour, eggs, and coconut milk, these pancakes are sure to be satisfying. Top them with your favorite sugar-free toppings, and enjoy!

Each serving has 3.7g of carbs, 5.1g of protein, 18.9g of fat, and 2.1g of fiber for 204 calories.

Get the full recipe at: sugarfreelondoner.com

8. Grain-Free Granola

Grain-free granola
Image credit: Ditch The Carbs

Granola is usually full of high-carb grains, but this recipe uses a combination of nuts, seeds, and spices to create a deliciously grain-free cereal. You can top this cereal with yogurt and berries or take it with you for snacking on the go.

Each serving has 3g of net carbs, 5g of protein, 23g of fat, and 4g of fiber for 242 calories.

Get the full recipe at: ditchthecarbs.com

9. Strawberry Avocado Smoothie

Strawberry keto avocado smoothie smoothie
Image credit: Wholesome Yum

This low-carb smoothie is ready in a flash, as it only has four ingredients: almond milk, frozen strawberries, avocado, and powdered sweetener. You could try coconut milk instead for a more filling smoothie.

Each serving has 7g of net carbs, 7g of fat, 1g of protein, and 5g of fiber for 106 calories.

Get the full recipe at: wholesomeyum.com

10. Keto Chocolate Chia Pudding

Keto chocolate chia pudding
Image credit: Low Carb Maven

Chia seeds contain protein and fiber as well as a host of other nutrients. You’ll love this chocolatey recipe that’s also gluten-free and vegan. You can store your pudding in the fridge for up to a week if it lasts that long!

Each serving has 16g of carbs, 8g of protein, 27.3g of fat, and 11g of fiber for 336 calories.

Get the full recipe at: lowcarbmaven.com

11. Keto Mixed Berry Crumble

Keto mixed berry crumble
Image credit: Keto Cooking Christian

Enjoy this mixed berry crumble for breakfast with blackberries, raspberries, and blueberries. The berry base is baked and topped with a sweet topping that resembles a streusel.

Each serving has 12g of carbs, 18g of fat, 5g of protein, and 6g of fiber for 221 calories.

Get the full recipe at: ketocookingchristian.com

12. Keto Low-Carb Almond Flour Donuts with Chocolate Glaze

Keto almond flour donuts with chocolate glaze
Image credit: Sweet As Honey

These tasty donuts are made with almond flour and topped with a chocolate glaze. You then drizzle a peanut butter sauce over the top for maximum effect and decadence.

Each serving has 3.5g of net carbs, 15.9g of fat, 8.2g of protein, and 4g of fiber for 205 calories.

Get the full recipe at: sweetashoney.co

Our Thoughts on Sweet Keto Breakfasts

You now have lots of ideas for sweet keto breakfast recipes – stock up your pantry with some almond flour, coconut flour, and your chosen sweetener. Pick up some nuts, seeds, and frozen berries, and you’ll be ready to make just about any of these tasty treats.