Whether you are using a gluten free diet or just trying to be a bit healthier, you are going to love these 45+ Incredible Coconut Flour Recipes. Get ready for some awesome tips and tricks along the way.
If you haven’t cooked with a lot of coconut flour before you’re in for a special surprise. The texture and flavor are divine. Not only can you make lots of sweet desserts you can also make savory dishes as well.
Why You Will Love These Recipes
Grain Free + Gluten Free + Paleo Friendly | When you using this flour, you know that you will be using a product that is safe from any grains and any gluten. Perfect for those with allergies and those following a Paleo regime.
Easy to Use | Once you have the method on HOW to use the flour, it is so easy to execute. You will be whipping up gluten free treats in no time.
Can be Made Egg Free | If there is a concern with using eggs (which are work best with coconut flour) you can choose to use other options such as flax seed, mashed bananas or corn starch/arrow root starch. Print out the free Egg Substitutions to guide you through the process.
🥥 Health Benefits
Besides the fact that coconut flour tastes good, it is very good for you as well. Eating healthy is important for all of us and including coconut flour in your diet is a great way to get some added nutrients. Let’s top about the advantages:
- Not as high in carbs. One of the biggest advantages is that coconut flour doesn’t have the same amount of carbs as the more common all-purpose flour. This is a huge advantage because you can make baked goods without having to feel guilty for eating so many carbs.
- High in Fiber. If you were trying to increase your fiber intake, one great way to do so would be to include this in your diet. Coconut flour offers around 10 grams of fiber per serving.
- Gluten-Free. It is naturally gluten-free, so it’s a wonderful ingredient for gluten-free and grain-free diets.
📚 Coconut Flour Uses
Coconut flour can be used in a lot of different ways. Most often it is used for baked goods but it can also be used as breading for foods that are fried or other recipes that you need to make gluten-free or grain-free.
Make anything from cookies, bread, muffins, and even fried chicken with coconut flour. After you look at the recipes in this list you’re going to be so excited with all the wonderful new things you can create.
🍪 What is the All Purpose Flour to Coconut Flour Ratio?
Generally, you will swap out 1 cup of all purpose flour to ¼ to ⅓ cup of coconut flour. If you find that your combination is too dry, add in a tablespoon of water a little bit at a time to compensate for the flour being drier. Always remember how super absorbent this flour is.
☕ How to substitute for Almond Flour?
To start out with, begin with substituting 1 cup of almond flour to ¼ cup of coconut flour. You will need to add one egg for each ¼ cup of coconut flour IN ADDITION to any eggs used in a recipe. We often need to swap out ingredients in our recipes so don’t miss printing out the free 3 Page Ingredients Swap Printables.
🫖 How to Substitute with Wheat Flour?
When substituting wheat flour in a recipe, you will need to use only 20% coconut flour for each portion of wheat flour. That would mean that for every CUP OF WHEAT FLOUR = 1/5 or 20% of ONE CUP of COCONUT FLOUR. You will have to add in almost 2 tbsp of water for every 2 tbsp of coconut flour used. That is NOT a typo. Coconut flour is dense and incredibly absorbent so it is hard to make an easy swap.
Keep the bag of flour in the refrigerator to increase the flour shelf life and to prevent it from becoming stale. Avoid all heat and moisture as it can cause this to mold. Many of the baked goods are freezer friendly. Always remember to use freezer grade Ziploc bags or storage containers and to double wrap, if you think they will be in the freezer longer than a month. Our Freezer Storage Tips Printable helps with all your freezer storage needs along with the Editable Freezer Labels.