Diverse and full of nutrients there are plenty to choose from—giving hope to bakers alike!
Do you even sift?
Not all alternative flours are created equal. Because baking can be such a science, you’ll need to know how best to incorporate these flours so you’ll end up with the perfect treat. Here are a few quick tips to remember …
Ratios will differ with every alternative flour, remember to be mindful of swapping as you may need more or less flour and additional eggs and oil for moisture.
Almond flour – 1 cup to 1 cup
Coconut flour – ¼ to 1/3 cup for every 1 cup grain-based flour
Best for binding, these types of flours will help create an airy texture and crumb to your treat. They shouldn’t be used alone and play best with others!
Chick pea flour
These flours will provide a soft, chewy texture while maintaining the structural integrity of your edible masterpiece.
Just roll with it
- High in protein
- Rich in heart-healthy fats
- Abundant in fiber
- Complete protein
- Provides all essential amino acids
- High in magnesium
- Rich lauric acid
- Low in sugar
- Good source of selenium