Looking for delicious coconut flour recipes that are also easy?
Coconut flour is grain-free and gluten-free, high fiber, high protein, and can be a great addition to a gluten-free lifestyle.
Many of the recipes below are Paleo, gluten-free, and/or dairy-free! Find your favorites and give them a try!
What is coconut flour?
- Coconut flour is a low-carb, grain-free, and gluten-free alternative to traditional flours in baking and savory recipes.
- It is made from coconut meat that is ground until it produces a fine powder (flour).
- It’s a good source of protein and fiber.
- It is very absorbent.
- It is made from dried and ground coconut meat.
- It is a great wheat alternative.
- In most recipes, it does not have a strong taste.
- It is great in savory recipes, such as for breading meat or in sweet recipes such as baked goods.
Can I use coconut flour in place of all-purpose flour?
- No, coconut flour is very different than all-purpose flour and will not work in all the same recipes. To try it, use about 20-25% coconut flour to all-purpose flour for a recipe.
What can coconut flour be used for?
- Coconut flour is a great gluten-free alternative to other flours in recipes, both savory and sweet.
How do you bind coconut flour?
- Coconut flour is a very absorbent flour and needs a good binding agent. Eggs are primarily used for this purpose, but sweeteners such as honey or maple syrup can work as well. Use about one egg for every 1/4 cup of coconut flour.
Is coconut flour low in carbs?
- Yes, coconut flour is a high fiber, high protein, low carb flour. Coconut flour is gluten-free and ideal for the keto diet.
Where to store coconut flour?
- It’s best to store coconut flour in a cool dark place, like a cabinet or pantry. I prefer to store my coconut flour in the refrigerator so it will last as long as possible.
Tips when baking with coconut flour:
- Use an appropriate amount of liquid and eggs to ensure the recipe is successful.
- When measuring coconut flour for a recipe, scoop the coconut flour to measure rather than packing.
- Coconut flour needs eggs, oils, and/or liquids because it is highly absorbent.
- With the right recipe, coconut flour can create recipes that are delicious.
- Coconut flour can be gritty in some recipes.
- Does coconut flour bake differently?
Recipes that use coconut flour:
- Coconut Flour Muffins
- Coconut Flour Banana Pancakes
- Pumpkin Waffles
- Almond Flour Muffins
- Vegan Cinnamon Rolls
- Coconut Flour Chocolate Chip Cookies
- Coconut Flour Chocolate Donuts
- Coconut Flour Cut-out Cookies
- Edible Cookie Dough
- Coconut Flour Banana Bread
- Meyer Lemon Pudding Cake
- Peanut Butter Balls
- Paleo Vegan Chocolate Truffles
Main Course Recipes:
- Gluten-Free Pizza Crust (coconut flour is one of the flours used in this recipe).
- Salmon Cakes
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