I have coconut flour and was wondering if I can use this instead. In other words, if the recipe calls for 1 cup flour, then you can use ¼ cup coconut flour. in about 6 days. i will follow this blog. It can be a bit confusing, because you have to use more almond flour than white flour, yet less coconut flour than white flour (and you must dd extra moisture to the recipe in the case of coconut flour). You can’t expect coconut flour to have similar texture to grain-based flours. I had heard that coconut was bad becuase it was a cause of heart disease amoung other things. For example, in this keto pancakes recipe that called for 1 cup almond flour, we used 1/2 cup Lupina flour and 1/2 cup almond flour, and it worked great! It is from an MD and it breaks the effects of cholesterol and it’s link to sugar down to nearly the molecular level. You still need more than normal eggs, but not as many as you do just using coconut flour. Coconut flour is particularly absorbent, and a very small amount of flour will absorb a very large amount of liquid. Or would that ruin the proper binding of the ingredients? Just made cookies using someone elses 3 ingredient method. Use as much egg as you like! ). I wished I’d seen this first. Can you please point me in the direction of egg free or reduced egg coconut flour recipes? The tiger nut flour adds body and the arrowroot flour adds a finer texture. I have no heart disease, good BP, excellent triglycerides, generally excellent lab values and at 47 years old my PCP thinks I am lying about my age and I am really only 30 years old. I usually substitute all purpose flour with coconut flour when i bake cakes for my kids. Coconut flour is denser in many nutrients than traditional grain-based flours. I see your recommendation about soaking for 15 mins. Above all they are rich in phytonutrients. This website earns income from ads, affiliates, and sponsorships. Do you have a pancake:waffle recipe that’s plant based? Natural yogurt. hi.i wonder if i make my own coconut milk and pulp and dehydrate it..will the flour be like store bought?i mean….in recipes it will act like store bought or it wont do much?and if using homemade instead store bought flour needs same eggs?i read somewhere online that homemade coconut flour didnt absorb liquid like the store bought that is why i worry.dont want to get in the trouble and end up with nothing. me too im 46, and look 30, i think i eat even more eggs a week and yes, a lot of bacon too, but also i make my own fish and beef stocks, i eat a lot of soups. Cook. Bakers recommend substituting white flour with coconut flour in a ratio of 4:1. You can make bread with plain or self-raising flour – it might just take a little longer to knead, as both have a lower gluten content (and if the recipe calls for yeast, don’t omit it! Thanks for any suggestions. I haven’t tried it, but I’ve heard that it can replace eggs in baking. I’m on a low carb diet due to diabetes and a lot of these recipes with coconut flour seem excellent but use a lot of honey which I cannot have. I must add double the eggs when I use coconut flour. I’m having some small security issues with my latest site and I would like to find something more safeguarded. The gluten-free flour is rich in fiber and protein. Jenny, That study is not convincing. (You say 6 eggs per cup, so I presume 1/2 cup would need only 3 eggs.). Should I toss it, or can I still use it? I have two eggs until we can make it to Costco next, but I have a lot of chia. Thank you ! Flip. You should use the guidelines above and experiment. I find everything I bake with coconut flour too eggy. peace. I have had great success replacing eggs* with mashed bananas. She has traveled the world teaching workshops and lecturing on food activism, sustainable food systems, whole foods, fermentation and culinary traditions. I had not found you. Fortunately, pastry flour should stay good for months, if not years, if stored in a cool dry place and you should have no trouble using it up with other recipes. Help!!! What amount would you suggest if replacing with coconut flour? Sandy, the mainstream dietary advice to avoid eggs and other cholesterol-rich foods is misguided. Thank you. I didn’t add any more eggs or liquid than the recipe called for. So, if you find yourself with a bag of coconut flour and want to incorporate it into your baking, you may want to start with working small amounts â€“ 10% or so â€“ of coconut flour into standard recipes to get a feel for how it changes your batter, then plan to experiment a little bit on subsequent batches until you get the results you want. I appreciate all your comments. see some clips on youtube from prof noakes. Substituting coconut flour for all purpose flour may be easier to transition to, but cornstarch to coconut flour..I guess maybe I should ask Alton Brown! I wish I would have read this article yesterday… before I made my attempt at healthy lactation cookies! When using a substitute for coconut flour, make sure you make a flour blend. I have a gluten allergy (not celiac), try to minimize dairy, and watch carbs, but if I’m wanting a “treat” breakfast on the weekends or have a big workout planned I’ll make a half recipe of this, using 2 eggs, almond milk instead of coconut milk, skipping the sweetener and cooking it in coconut oil. Thanks. HAPPY BAKING TO EVERYONE! That seems like an awful lot of eggs/cholesterol. If you’re sensitive to these compounds, it’s best to avoid coconut and products made from it. Jenny and her work have been featured in NPR, Guardian, New York Times, and Washington Post among other publications. How to make self-raising flour from plain flour. I never knew. No – I don’t recommend any substitutions in this recipe. Because of coconut flour’s absorbency, you will need to add extra liquid when using it as a white flour substitute. Ty. Yes, an egg has all of those nutritional properties, but any vegetable has so much more. Coconut flour is far more absorbent than white flour; it will soak much of the liquid in a recipe. While it is a versatile baking flour, it can be challenging to use, and you should rely on established recipes, especially if you’re new to baking with this alternative flour. I am using brown rice flour, buckwheat flour, spelt flour, coconut flour, almond flour and do have flax seeds. Has anyone tried replacing eggs with chia gel? I hope it helps. Dana, can he have buckwheat flour? I am trying this detox regimen and I cannot have eggs… Im trying to make avocado fries and have already thought of some substitutes for some of the ingredients and what not. Can some of the excessive amount of eggs in coconut flour recipes be replaced with wet ingredients like pureed fruit? I bought my flour from Tesco. Sugar is the enemy …..yes, even when we’re talking about cholesterol! Where do you find recipes with coconut flour no eggs? doctors have been telling patients the world over (like my dad who has cholesterol) that eggs raise cholesterol. My husband has allergies to coconut, tree nuts and most things that grow on trees. I’m writing a post about banana chocolate coconut flour muffins and will include a link to your post since my recipe uses coconut flour! Pastry flour is between all purpose and cake flour when it comes to protein content. Is this possible? (I’m on the SCD diet if that helps). But, if you can’t find it a supermarket near you, get good quality coconut flour online. It’s this combination of nutrients – fiber, protein, and fat – that makes it so filling. Found this cool chart at “Maria Mind Body Health.” Maria Emmerich has given me permission to post it here for you, my wonderful patients and followers. We use many of Maria’s recipes in my home, but occasionally you may want to convert your own recipe and … Definitely not the golden color you see in the recipes. Thanks!! Can we substitute half of the eggs by using only the egg whites? I couldn’t ask for a better result. I also have some coconut flour. Please use the word hyphenate, instead of “hypen”, which is a noun, not a verb. Pumpkin or applesauce are good substitutes for egg & oil although I have not tried them with coconut flour. I would like to make Zucchini Bread with coconut flour. for no casein you might try jersey cow or goat milk. Traditional onion bhaji recipes call for gram flour (chickpea flour), but I realise most of us don’t have that lying about at home (if you do, great job!). I don’t think I’d use it as the only flour but to add nutrition. Andra – I am new to the coconut flour – tried it once and it was grainy. Nancy. Spelt is an ancient whole grain that is nutritionally very similar to wheat (2). I have a favorite recipe for pumpkin pudding that calls for 1/4 cup of wheat flour to help solidify the pudding, which uses 1 1/2 cups of pumpkin puree, 2 cups of milk and 2 eggs (and of course various other spices and flavorings) At your ratio, that would mean only 1 Tbsp of coconut flour instead of the flour. I hate to be the bearer of bad news, but coconut flour cannot easily be substituted by or replaced with other flours. I would like to bake bread and pancakes with cocoanut flour. I am inquiring about coconut flour. Any suggestions? The recipe calls for 1 cup of flour and 4 eggs. I don’t understand your question. I bought it for one recipe and then forgot about it. You can have bacon and he explains why it’s not “bad” for you. My recipe calls for 2 cups all-purpose flour, 2 large eggs, and no liquid aside from a small amount of bourbon & vanilla extract. (Please say bacon, please say bacon) . You can also increase the number of eggs in the recipe. Rest assured that they have been vital parts of the human diet for eons. Any and all help appreciated! I heard once that you could mix almond flour and coconut flour to make an all purpose flour. I really need to know how to make use of coconut powder with anything I will want to use it for. I also finds it tastes too eggy for my liking. Funny I love fresh coconut but not shredded or in any other form but in the drink! Saved as a favorite, I love your web site! Jane hi listen I make waffels out of the coconut flower and do it all most the same as you But you might want to try this to add to the berrys concentrated cherry juice just 3 tea spoonsand mix with the berrys it has no sugar added and the flavor with the berrys is great. The choice to eat eggs should not be based on that study. Also, I have all-purpose, almond, and bread flour, so I can make any combination of these flours if it would help, I just don’t want to have to go out and buy MORE types of flour. Dredging okra! Replacing coconut flour for almond flour (or grain flours) requires that you adjust the amount of liquid and eggs added. I’ve recently found a great nut substitute that I use when baking for my son (birthday cake etc), they’re called Tiger Nuts or Chufas and come from Spain. Sandy is right, eggs will raise your cholesterol but also clog your arteries. Coconut flour recipes also typically use far more eggs than equivalent standard recipes. Flour Blends. It’s not appropriate for making gravy. So before you waste your time (and money! A single serving of two tablespoons contains a whopping 5 grams of fiber and 3 grams of protein as well as 1.5 grams of fat. A couple of T? Mastering traditional pancakes was the first step, then I moved to smaller cookies and cakes, favourite currently being chocolate chock biscuits. I want to tackle a rum cake that already calls for 6 eggs,…I need to use 12 eggs now? XDd. Can eggs in a recipe using coconut flour be completely replaced with, say, apple sauce? (Nut and seed bread). I’m sure now, because I used coconut flour 1:1 in place of all purpose flour. Just eat real food from quality sources and your health will get better. Can I substitute coconut flour for the self-rising flour to make the cake gluten-free? WHERE TO GET COCONUT FLOUR. I am using bananas and soy milk in a recipe. Would I be able to make biscuits with it. I was wondering the same thing. Oh, you funny! You could freeze it and use it as crust for a keto cheesecake recipe. But not at all grainy, like some people said here. Coconut flour can also be gritty, and it can give everything that you bake a slight, but distinct coconut-like flavor. Other roti recipes I have seen use a 1:1 ratio of grain flour to sweet potato. If you're working on a recipe that calls for bread flour and you don't have any on hand, save yourself a trip to the store and a few bucks, by using an equal amount of all-purpose flour as a substitute. Coconut Pineapple Upside-down Cake is a fun take on the classic. I am vegan and do not eat eggs. Wow what a great discovery today of the Coconut flour.