Any Tips for Cooking or Baking With Coconut Flour?

Any Tips for Cooking or Baking With Coconut Flour?

Anjali Prasertong
Feb 15, 2013

Q: Excited to try cooking gluten-free, I recently bought coconut flour. In the past I've substituted almond meal or flour for all-purpose flour in a 1:1 ratio with great success. However, when I researched coconut flour I read that it is really absorbent and difficult to bake with. 

What are some tips, tricks, or recipes to try when cooking with coconut flour?

Sent by Emilie

Editor: Emilie, some people recommend adding an extra egg for every ounce of coconut flour in a baking recipe. This is what Sarah Rae does; take a look at her post all about coconut flour below, as well as her list of favorite recipes to make with coconut flour:

Readers, do you have any tips for cooking with coconut flour? Any recipes you can recommend?

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Related: No-Bake Recipe: Coconut Snowballs (Gluten-Free, Nut-Free & Vegan!)

(Image: Sarah Rae Trover)

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