Fat Bomb: Carbonara Balls

I have very few recipes that I made up by myself – I curate (choose something that I think looks “do-able” and might taste yummy) and try and make it – see if it works for me on my fitness and health journey. This one is adapted from Keto Fat Bombs (2nd edition) by Adele Baker

  • Author: Adele Baker
  • Prep Time: 8mins
  • Total Time: 8mins


  • 3 oz bacon, cooked
  • 3 oz mascarpone
  • 2 large hard-boiled egg yolks
  • 1⁄4 tsp freshly ground black pepper


  1. On a cutting board, chop bacon into small pieces.
  2. In a small bowl, combine mascarpone, egg yolks, and pepper. 
  3. Mix well with a fork.
  4. Form mascarpone mixture into 6 balls.
  5. Place bacon crumbles on a medium plate and roll individual balls through to coat evenly.
  6. Serve immediately or refrigerate up to 3 days.


  • Serving Size: 6
  • Calories: 148
  • Fat: 12
  • Protein: 8