Carnivore Pizzelle

Craving a tasty treat but trying to stick to your carnivore diet? Then check out these amazing carnivore pizzelle! By cleverly combining ricotta cheese, milk protein powder, and a few other simple ingredients, you can whip up a batch of crisp, flavorful wafers that will satisfy your sweet tooth- without carbs!

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These Italian cookies traditionally contain flour and sugar, but my carnivore version substitutes ricotta and butter to provide richness and flavor, while the milk protein powder adds structure and a subtle sweetness.

Making carnivore pizzelle is easier than you might think. You’ll just need a few basic kitchen tools like a sifter and hand mixer in addition to a pizzelle iron. In about 30 minutes, you can have a platter of beautiful, crisp, protein-packed pizzelle ready to enjoy.

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They’re perfect with a cup of coffee or just as a quick snack. So, let me show you exactly how I make these!

👍 Why You’ll Love This Recipe

Nutrient-Dense and Protein-Packed- If you’re looking for a snack that not only satisfies your cravings but also provides a hefty dose of essential nutrients, this carnivore pizzelle recipe is the perfect choice. 

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Unique and Exciting Twist on a Classic- By incorporating savory ingredients like ricotta cheese and beef gelatin, this recipe transforms the classic Italian waffle cookie into a protein-packed, low-carb treat that will tantalize your taste buds

Quick and Easy to Make– One of the best things about this carnivore pizzelle recipe is how simple and straightforward it is to prepare. With just a handful of ingredients and a few basic steps, you can whip up a batch of these delectable treats in no time. 

✨ Recipe Ingredients

To make the carnivore pizzelle you will need:

  • 3.5oz (100g) Ricotta Cheese
  • 10 teaspoons (50g) Milk Protein Powder
  • 1 Egg (large)
  • 1/2 teaspoon Beef Gelatin
  • 1/2 teaspoon Baking Powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon Cream of Tartar
  • 1/8 teaspoon Baking Soda
  • 1.4 oz (40g) Butter

You will also need a sifter, and a hand mixer.

👨‍🍳 How To Make

Follow these steps to make the carnivore pizzelle:

Step 1

Combine the glycine powder, milk protein powder, cream of tartar, and baking soda in a sifter.

Step 2

Using a hand mixer, mix the ricotta cheese with the butter until the mixture is smooth (should take 1-2 minutes). Then, add the egg and use the hand mixer to combine.

Step 3

Add the beef gelatin and baking powder. Use the hand mixer to mix everything- make sure it’s well combined. Use the sifter to add the mixed powder from step 2. Mix with a spatula.

Step 4

Preheat the pizzelle maker. Grab about 1 heaping tablespoon of dough, place it in the pizzelle maker until it’s ready and browned- it should take around one minure. Repeat for the rest of the dough. 

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💡Tips

1. Achieve the Perfect Batter Consistency

The key to creating the ideal pizzelle is to achieve the right batter consistency. When mixing the ricotta cheese and butter, use a hand mixer to ensure a smooth and creamy mixture. This step is important, as any lumps in the ricotta cheese can affect the overall texture of your pizzelle.

Once you add the egg, mix it thoroughly to create a homogeneous mixture. Finally, when incorporating the sifted dry ingredients, use a spatula to gently fold them into the wet ingredients until just combined. Avoid overmixing, as this can lead to tough pizzelle.

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2. Cook Until Golden Brown and Let Cool Completely

Keep a close eye on your pizzelle as they cook, as they can quickly go from perfectly golden brown to burnt. The cooking time may vary depending on your pizzelle maker, but generally, it should take around one minute for each pizzelle to be ready.

Look for a light golden-brown color and a slight crispiness around the edges. Once cooked, carefully remove the pizzelle from the maker using a spatula or tongs, and place them on a wire rack to cool completely. Allowing the pizzelle to cool on a wire rack helps to maintain their crispiness and prevents them from becoming soggy. 

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Equipment
  • Sifter
  • Hand mixer
Ingredients
  • 3.5 oz Ricotta Cheese (100g)
  • 10 teaspoons Milk Protein Powder (50g)
  • 1 Egg large
  • 1/2 teaspoon Beef Gelatin
  • 1/2 teaspoon Baking Powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon Cream of Tartar
  • 1/8 teaspoon Baking Soda
  • 1.4 oz Butter (40g)
Instructions
  • Combine the glycine powder, milk protein powder, cream of tartar, and baking soda in a sifter.
  • Using a hand mixer, mix the ricotta cheese with the butter until the mixture is smooth (should take 1-2 minutes). Then, add the egg and use the hand mixer to combine.
  • Add the beef gelatin and baking powder. Use the hand mixer to mix everything- make sure it’s well combined. Use the sifter to add the mixed powder from step 2. Mix with a spatula.
  • Preheat the pizzelle maker. Grab about 1 heaping tablespoon of dough, place it in the pizzelle maker until it’s ready and browned- it should take around one minure. Repeat for the rest of the dough. 
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Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword carnivore pizzelle, low carb pizzelle, zero carb pizelle

Nutrition

Calories: 200kcal
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes
Servings: 4 people
Calories: 200kcal
Cost: $15

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