These almond flour recipes will change your baking game! Whether you’re a novice baker, are on a low-carb diet, or want to play around with a different flour, almond flour is a fantastic option for your baking! 20 of the most foolproof and delicious recipes, along with tips for making your own homemade almond meal!
Since I started a low-carb, gluten-free diet, almond flour has been one of my most common ingredients.
not how Coconut flour or Oatmeal, Almond flour is easy to incorporate into my recipes. To be honest, it turned my baked goods from delicious to EXTRA delicious.
What is almond flour?
As the name suggests, almond flour is a type of flour made from finely ground almonds. It’s a popular flour used in keto, low-carb, and grain-free diets and is perfect for those with celiac disease.
Almond flour VS almond flour
Almond flour and almond flour are both made from almonds, but they have one crucial difference – the shells!
The former consists of finely ground almonds with an intact shell, while the shell of almond flour has been removed. It is also commonly referred to as blanched almond flour. Almond flour has a lighter color and finer texture compared to almond flour and is far superior to being used in baked goods.
Carbohydrates from almond flour
Everyone has different carbohydrate needs and compared to other flours, almond flour is low in carbohydrates.
There are only 5 grams of carbohydrates per 1/4 cup serving (28 grams).
Is Almond Flour Healthy?
Everyone’s definition of health is different. From a nutritional point of view, almond flour has a very impressive profile.
Each 1/4 cup serving contains 6 grams of protein and over 6 grams of fiber. Since it is based entirely on almonds, it is also high in healthy fats.
Save and freeze almond flour
Did you know that almond flour is best kept in the refrigerator or freezer? This keeps it fresh and at the same time extends the shelf life considerably!
- To store: Put almond flour in an airtight container and store in the refrigerator for up to 6 months.
- Freeze: Leftover almond flour can be stored in the freezer in a ziplock bag for up to 12 months.
What do you do with almond flour
Baking with almond flour can really transform cakes, cookies, muffins, and other baked goods. The higher fat content makes baked goods naturally juicy and tender. It gives recipes a very mild sweetness and fullness without being too intrusive. Another benefit of using almond flour in recipes is that it naturally extends the shelf life too!
Here are the best almond flour dessert recipes that you MUST HAVE to make right now. The recipes are simple, tasty and easy to prepare. Whether you are a beginner or an advanced baker, there is something delicious to tickle your taste buds!
this Almond flour cake is a simple and light cake made from just 4 ingredients! It is topped with sliced almonds and powdered sugar, and goes perfectly with a cup of coffee or tea!
this Almond flour chocolate cake is the type of cake you can bake for any celebration or event and EVERYONE will be a fan. It’s moist and tender and has a rich chocolate flavor. Layer it up with some Keto chocolate icing for the ultimate dessert.
Made and loved by thousands of people, this one Almond flour cookies are the number one recipe if you’re just making a dessert from almond flour. You only need 5 ingredients to prepare, and they are perfectly crispy around the edges and have a soft and chewy center.
A versatile and delicious baked good, this one Almond flour muffins are perfectly light and fluffy. You can use your favorite mix-ins like blueberries (for making) Blue Berry muffins) or something sneaky Chocolate chips.
Perfect for the holiday season, Almond flour biscotti should be a staple food. It’s peppered with pistachios and cranberries and will last for months!
These Almond flour waffles are perfectly light, crispy, but soft in the middle. Serve with some yogurt and almond butter for the perfect healthy breakfast!
Light and loose Almond flour pancakes. While they’re low in carbohydrates, they’re perfect every time. Just serve them with a dash of keto Maple syrup on top.
Extra fudgy and sticky Almond flour brownies prepared in just one bowl. Like my flourless brownies, these taste like packaged brownies and have these gorgeous crinkle tops.
I did this Almond flour cupcakes for the birthday of a friend who has celiac disease and no one believed me they were gluten free – they tasted like classic chocolate cupcakes. They are easy to prepare and only use a handful of ingredients!
Almond flour banana pancakes are like your classic banana pancakes, but much better! If you love mine flourless banana pancakes, You will love this one even more. Why? They are even softer and more humid in the middle and have golden edges!
this Zucchini bread made from almond flour is a sneaky way to hide some veggies in your baked goods without affecting the taste. I love to enjoy a slice of this bread with you iced coffee pick me up for an afternoon.
I can enjoy healthy banana bread and flour-free banana bread but you have to try that Almond flour banana bread! It’s moist in the middle and has a tender crumb, it’s easily one of the best gluten-free banana bread recipes on the market!
Perfectly light and delicate Banana muffins made from almond flour. You only use one bowl and it takes less than 20 minutes.
Peanut Butter Cookies
As someone who loves peanut butter, this one Almond Flour Peanut Butter Cookies are like perfection. Unlike mine Keto Peanut Butter Cookies, adding almond flour gives them a firmer and buttery texture!
Almond flour oatmeal cookies are perfectly soft, chewy and covered with chocolate chips. Put one in your child’s lunch box for a fun treat!
frequently asked Questions
Is almond flour gluten free?
Almond flour is 100% gluten-free and suitable for celiac and / or gluten-free diets.
Is almond flour the same as almond flour?
Almond flour consists of ground almonds with intact skin, while almond flour contains finely ground almonds without skin.
Can you replace normal flour with almond flour?
Depending on the recipe you’re preparing, you can sometimes replace the regular or all-purpose flour with almond flour.
Baked goods made with almond flour rise less, but have a more tender crumb. Cookies become even more buttery and spread out a little more.
Recipes that require yeast are more moist and tender, but not recommended for chewy or crusty bread or a traditional pizza crust.
Is almond flour keto?
Almond flour is keto friendly. There are only 5 grams of carbohydrates per 1/4 cup serving.
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Put your almonds in a food processor or high speed mixer and pulse them for 1-2 minutes, regularly scraping the sides. Continue mixing in 20-second batches until a fine consistency remains.
Place the almond flour in an airtight container until you are ready to use it.
TO STORE: Put almond flour in an airtight container and store in the refrigerator for up to 6 months.
FREEZE: Leftover almond flour can be stored in the freezer in a ziplock bag for up to 12 months.
Portion: 1portion | Calories: 52kcal | Carbohydrates: 2G | Protein: 2G | Fat: 4thG | Sodium: 1mg | Potassium: 63mg | Fiber: 1G | Vitamin A: 1IE | Calcium: 24mg | Iron: 1mg | NET CARBONS: 1G