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Keto Breakfast Sandwich with Pancakes! This keto breakfast sandwich uses pancakes as the bun and it's filled with amazing soft scrambled eggs and a sausage patty. Top with sugar free maple syrup!

low carb breakfast sandwich dripping with sugar free maple syrup

This Keto Breakfast Sandwich needs a round of applause.  I mean come on…low carb pancakes as a bun, the best scrambled eggs you have ever put in your mouth, a big hunk of sausage, and if you’re feeling feisty, some low carb maple syrup.  You’re welcome.

There are 3 components to this keto breakfast sandwich.  First, let’s talk about the pancakes.

I love this low carb pancake recipe because it makes fluffy pancakes and the batter is thick enough to make perfectly round pancakes that make the perfect bread for this breakfast sandwich.  Hold your hats, folks, because everything in this recipe is perfect!  I added a little sugar free maple syrup to the batter to sweeten them up.  I cook them on medium heat and wait to flip until little bubbles start to form around the edges.

 

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The sausage for this keto breakfast sandwich is pretty straight forward.  I used half a pound of store bought breakfast sausage.  I formed it into 2 patties and cooked them in my cast iron skillet.  Cook it on medium-high heat and don’t touch it until it forms a crust.  Try to ignore the splatters all over the stovetop, unless you’re OCD like me and you wipe it away while everything is still cooking.  Then wipe again, and again.

 

sausage patty cooking in a cast iron skillet

 

Now the eggs.  OMG the eggs.  Do you see these eggs?  They were the most amazing scrambled eggs I have ever put in my mouth and my husband concurred.  I have always been known to scoff at loosely set scrambled eggs but I have been hearing lately that they are amazing that way.  I though what the heck, lets give it a shot.

The key to these eggs is to use a non-stick pan over medium-low heat.  I added some butter to the pan, and then my beaten eggs.  I let them cook, stirring them occasionally with a rubber spatula, until they were just set.  They looked like this:

 

amazing scrambled eggs being cooked in a skillet

I will never make scrambled eggs any other way again.

Now if you want to cheat, you can use store bought sugar free maple syrup to top your low carb breakfast sandwich.  I know some people think that is a big no no but I am not one to judge.  Use it with pride peeps.

If you want to make your own sugar-free maple syrup to top this keto breakfast sandwich, you just follow this handy dandy recipe here for 4-ingredient sugar-free maple syrup.

Try these other keto breakfast ideas: Cream Cheese Pancakes, Egg Muffin Cups, and Protein Pancakes!

5 from 8 votes
low carb pancake breakfast sandwich dripping with sugar free maple syrup on a plate
Keto Breakfast Sandwich with Pancakes
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
20 mins
Total Time
30 mins
 

This Keto Breakfast Sandwich has perfect scrambled eggs and a yummy breakfast sausage patty all sandwiched between 2 low carb pancakes.  Top with sugar free maple syrup for a guilt free breakfast.

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Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: American
Servings: 2
Calories: 591 kcal
Ingredients
  • 1/2 lb ground breakfast sausage
Pancakes
  • 2 tbsp coconut flour
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1 1/2 tbsp oil
  • 1 tbsp sugar free maple syrup
  • pinch of salt
  • cooking spray
eggs
garnish
  • sugar free maple syrup
  • butter
Instructions
  1. Patty up the breakfast sausage into 2 patties and place in a cast iron skillet over medium high heat.  Cook on each side until a crust forms and an internal temperature reads 145F

  2. Heat a large non-stick skillet over medium heat.  Mix all of the ingredients for the pancakes into a small bowl.  Spray the skillet with cooking spray and spoon the batter into 4 round pancakes in the skillet.  Let the pancakes cook until bubbles start to form in the batter around the side.  Flip and continue to cook on the other side until the center on the pancake springs back when lightly touched.

  3. For the eggs, beat the 4 eggs in a medium sized bowl until whites and yolks are combined.  Heat a medium skillet (I used the same skillet as the pancakes) over medium-low heat.  Add the butter and then the beaten eggs. Let the eggs cook until the edges begin to set.  push the eggs with a rubber spatula scraping the bottom of the pan.  scrape occasionally to get large folds of soft scrambled eggs.  When the eggs are just set and still a little runny, remove from the heat.  

  4. To assemble the sandwiches: place a sausage patty on one pancake, followed by half of the eggs, followed by another pancake.  Garnish with butter and sugar free syrup.

Recipe Notes

For 1 sandwich: 591 cal / 43g fat / 7.7 carbs / 2.8g fiber / 34.5g protein

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    • Samantha
    • February 9, 2019
    Reply

    Hi there, I was wondering what type of oil do you use for this?

      • jenniferbanz
      • February 9, 2019
      Reply

      I usually use avocado oil, coconut oil or butter

    • Kathleen
    • December 22, 2018
    Reply

    This may be a stupid question but does the coconut flour lend a coconut taste to the pancakes? I would love to try this recipe but I can’t stand the taste of coconut. Thanks!

      • jenniferbanz
      • December 23, 2018
      Reply

      yes, it does a little. You pour use almond flour, just double the amount

    • Mario Rodriguez
    • December 11, 2018
    Reply

    Is 7.7 carbs legit? I calculated out to much less per sandwich. But I may be making mine smaller than yours. Just trying to make sure my macros stay in check. Great easy recipe and I meal prep them for the week, love them!

      • jenniferbanz
      • December 12, 2018
      Reply

      yes, but it really depends on what brand of coconut flour and sausage you use.

    • nagendra
    • November 25, 2018
    Reply

    Wow! It’s very detailed information about the recipe. I really try this.

      • jenniferbanz
      • November 27, 2018
      Reply

      Thanks!

    • Sarah
    • October 23, 2018
    Reply

    Can we substitute the coconut flour for finely ground almond flour??

      • jenniferbanz
      • October 24, 2018
      Reply

      Yes, but you would need a little more

    • Denise V
    • October 13, 2018
    Reply

    So I’m on day 6 of keto and I’ve been CRAVING a good breakfast that wasn’t boring. OMG this hit the spot! Tastes just like a McMuffin breakfast sandwich from McDonalds. Probably even better! 😋

    • Jenn Beisel
    • March 7, 2018
    Reply

    Can these be frozen after assembling? Looks amazing!!!!

      • jenniferbanz
      • March 8, 2018
      Reply

      I bet they could! I would wrap them in plastic wrap

  1. Yum!! I don’t know why I never think of making yummy breakfasts like this – we are pretty much on an eggs, pancakes, oatmeal rotation, ha! Pinning this to break me out of that rut ASAP!

  2. Reply

    Yum! We often pack a similar recipe for work breakfasts. These look tasty!

  3. Reply

    wowzers! great photos. love your use of coconut flour in the pancakes!

      • jenniferbanz
      • October 13, 2017
      Reply

      Thank you!

  4. Reply

    This is happening very soon! It looks awesome, love that it’s low carb!

  5. Reply

    This looks like a wonderful breakfast recipe! I have to give this a try!

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