These delicious coconut flour recipes were created by talented bloggers and recipe developers that understand how to use the unique attributes of this incredible gluten-free flour. As a low-carb, nutritional powerhouse of protein and fiber, coconut flour is a wonderfully healthy baking option. It also has a light and smooth texture, so it doesn’t give baked goods a gritty feel. Join us as we delve into a few of our favorite coconut flour recipes!
1) Apple Cinnamon Muffins:
These apple cinnamon muffins developed by Katie of Wellness Mama are moist and delicious baked treats that you can enjoy for breakfast or as a snack. Approved by kids and grown ups alike, these charming muffins are made from a combination of healthy ingredients like eggs, applesauce, coconut flour, and coconut oil. Katie’s recipe is versatile and she recommends adding chopped walnuts or cocoa powder, if you like!
2) Chocolate Chip Coconut Flour Cookies:
Decadent and delicious, chocolate chip coconut flour cookies from fastPaleo are gluten-free and simple to make. This recipe uses coconut flour in place of the white flour commonly used in traditional chocolate chip cookies. These crispy and chewy cookies are lightly sweetened with coconut sugar and have the perfect hint of vanilla. Add your choice of chips to the dough and enjoy these cookies with a tall glass of milk!
3) Coconut Crusted Tilapia:
Coconut flour isn’t just for baked goods! This crispy baked coconut crusted tilapia from Dashing Dish is gently coated in a delicious mixture of breadcrumbs, coconut flour, and coconut flakes. For a hint of sweetness to accompany this savory fish, you can add a touch of stevia powder to the breadcrumb mixture. This tilapia makes a light and satisfying dinner that you can enjoy during the week, or you can cook it for your guests during a special gathering.
4) Banana Bread:
This banana bread recipe, courtesy of Comfy Belly, incorporates coconut flour and ripe bananas to make a moist and scrumptious loaf of bread. Comfy Belly’s banana bread is light and tender, with the same melt-in-your-mouth quality of the banana breads you’re used to. Completely free of gluten and dairy, it’s allergy-friendly for anyone to enjoy. Bake the banana bread in a pan or use a muffin tin for individual-sized treats.
This recipe for coconut flour waffles and pancakes was inspired by those special weekend mornings that we take a little extra time to indulge ourselves and our loved ones. Hayley and Bill of Primal Palate did an excellent job of using coconut flour to make this tasty and spongy breakfast meal, and you can enjoy their creation in your own home, too! Toss in raisins and a dash of nutmeg to the batter for fruity goodness with a hint of warm spice.
Which of these coconut flour recipes sounds most enticing to you?