Our Organic Coconut Flour is perfect for baking gluten free muffins and cakes, lower in carbs, high in fibre and is very popular in gluten free baking.
It is very absorbent so use 15-25% in place of other flours for recipes.
Due to the ratio needed, Organic Coconut Flour is sure to go a longer way than your regular flour whilst providing you with added nourishment.
With less carbs and more fibre than regular flour, this is the obvious choice towards a healthier lifestyle.
Coconut flour is paired well with other items from our ‘baking’ range such as Raw Cacao Powder, Coconut Oil, Raw Cacao butter and our Raw Cacao Nibs
These can all be found as a bundle in the Ultimate dessert box – the perfect gift for yourself or someone else in your life.
You will feel less sluggish using organic coconut flour in recipes as regular wheat flour is usually the cause for bloating and digestion problems.
Coconut flour is high in fiber, protein, and healthy fats and is free from wheat and other grains.
It is also low in sugar, digestible carbohydrates and calories, and has a low score on the glycemic index.
According to a study published in the December 2006 issue of Innovative Food Science & Emerging Technologies, adding coconut flour to our diets can significantly reduce our risk of developing heart disease, lower our cholesterol levels and guard us from cancer and diabetes. The researchers, based in the Food and Nutrition Research Institute in the Philippines, claim that these benefits stem from coconut flour’s unusually high levels of dietary fiber (a 100 gram serving of it contains a whopping 39 grams of fiber, almost double that of wheat bran).
Dr. Bruce Fife, a naturopathic physician and the author of the book, Cooking with Coconut Flour, claims that coconut flour can help adults reach their recommended daily fiber intake of between 20-35 grams.
Safe for diabetics -because it is high in fiber yet relatively low in digestible carbohydrates compared to processed flours, coconut flour has a gentle impact upon blood sugar levels. This makes it an excellent flour for diabetics, prediabetics and anyone else who wants to avoid blood sugar spikes.
100% Organic Raw Coconut Flour
What do I taste like?
Coconut flour has a very mild but slightly sweet taste of Coconut.
How much do I need to use in baking?
The general rule is that for 1 cup of Coconut flour used, you should use 4 eggs,
If a recipe calls for 1 cup of flour – use 1/3 cup of Coconut Flour.
There are tonnes of recipes on our website and on the internet that provide great recipes using Coconut Flour that you can follow.
What does Coconut flour look like?
Coconut flour looks like regular wheat flour but more textured and has a slight cream colour to it.
Is Coconut Flour better for you than regular flour?
Coconut flour contains less carbohydrate than soy or other nut flours. It contains more calorie-free fiber than other wheat alternatives. Coconut flour also provides a good source of protein. While coconut flour does not contain gluten—the type of protein found in many grains—it does not lack protein.
Is Coconut flour on the Paleo diet?
Coconut flour is becoming increasingly more popular in Paleo recipes, although it isn’t as easy to use since it doesn’t sub out other flours one-for-one like almond flour can. However, coconut flour comes with arguably more nutritional benefits.
How many tablespoons comes in each size?
100g – 15 tbsp 250g- 27 tbsp 500g – 68 tbsp
Is your Coconut sugar free from any nasties?
Yes, all of our products at Earthy nourishment are absolutely GMO FREE, Organic, Natural, Naturally Gluten free and in some cases, Raw. ♥