Almond Flour

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Certified: Gluten-Free Kosher

Almond flour is a low-carb, gluten-free baking alternative to standard wheat flour. As you might have guessed, this flour is made of almonds (and only almonds), which are first blanched to remove the skin and then ground up to a very fine consistency, similar to that of wheat or cornmeal.

A Gluten-Free Staple

Sometimes known as almond meal, this flour is particularly popular with customers on gluten-free diets, as it serves for almost all of the same uses as wheat flour. Many gluten-free cookbooks feature the flour prominently in their recipes, as do many almond flour recipes on our site. Our almond flour is certified gluten-free.

Compared to other flours, the flour is especially flavorful, with a nutty taste that works well with many other foods. It produces baked goods that are especially light and moist. It's also very easy to use, and doesn't require any sifting or kneading.

Even if you're not on a gluten free or low carb diet, give this unique flour a try and you won't be disappointed by the nutty flavor, delicate undertones, and the moist yet light baking products that result from its use. It'll be a refreshing difference from your everyday flours.

Our Registered Dietitian's Top Pick

Our Health Nut Registered Dietitian loves almond flour because it contains healthy fats, vitamin E and plant based protein. It's also tasty in pancakes and it's the perfect gluten-free flour stand-in for bakers.

Almond Flour Nutrition

1. Protein Powerhouse: Almond flour is high in protein (1 serving has 6 grams of protein compared to 5.5 grams in one egg) and low in carbohydrates and sugar. This makes it an attractive option for customers on paleo or low-carb diets. Furthermore, the protein is great for maintaining and building healthy muscles.

2. Heart-Healthy: 64% of the fats found in almonds are monounsaturated fats and according to the American Heart Association, these fats help lower harmful cholesterol as effectively as expensive pharmaceutical drugs in addition to lowering the risk of heart disease.

3. Protective Antioxidants: One ounce of almonds has 35% of your daily recommended value of vitamin E, a powerful antioxidant. According to The Journal of the American Association (2002), the high vitamin E content of almonds has been linked to protecting against Alzheimer's disease.

4. Nutty Health Benefits: Along with being a rich source of protein, monounsaturated fats, and antioxidants, the flour also contains high amounts of calcium, iron, and dietary fiber, nutrients that people with gluten-free diets sometimes lack.

The Blanching Process

Our almond flour is made from blanched almonds, which means that the almonds go through a process where steam is injected into the water and the almonds are soaked for 2 minutes to soften the skins. The almonds are then passed onto rollers to remove the loosened skins. Finally, the almonds are finely ground to an even consistency that is ideal for baking and cooking. There are no additional ingredients added to the flour; it is simply made from almonds. That’s it!

Baking and Cooking Ideas

Almond flour is a popular alternative flour due to its subtly sweet taste, high nutrition content, and low-carb attributes. To use it as a substitute for wheat flour, replace the indicated amount of wheat flour in the recipe with the same quantity of almond flour. Baked goods made from almond flour should sit longer once removed from the oven because of their more delicate nature.

Many people prefer baking with blanched almond flours because the absence of skins creates a soft, light-colored flour. Almond meal, by contrast, has a much coarser texture and can be made from unblanched almonds. Further grinding would cause the fine almond flour to release more oils, turning it into a creamy almond butter.

Almond Flour Recipes

Use this versatile flour as a base in:

and more. It can also be used to coat meat, poultry, seafood, and vegetables.

Packaging and Storage

This almond flour arrives ready-to-use in our signature nutty re-sealable packaging to help the flour maintain its freshness. Due to the flour’s high moisture and fat content, the package should be stored in the fridge if you plan to keep it for more than a couple weeks. Transfer the flour to the freezer if you're planning to keep it even longer. This will extend the shelf life and prevent rancidity. Almond flour should be thawed before handling straight from the freezer since it will initially be clumpy and difficult to work with.

Customer Reviews

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“Ordered 25#s of almond flour, as they had the best price anywhere... even with shipping costs. It arrived about five days later with standard shipping. Great quality and fast hastle free delivery.”

, Columbia Falls, Montana December 11, 2012

“I was so excited when your box was delivered to my front door! It was only 2 days after I ordered - it came so quickly I thought I had erroneously paid for expedited shipping. ha! Your box is adorable! I read all the sides before opening it! :) To top it off, I made *the* most awesome choc chip cookies for my 1st almond-flour recipe. The flour makes the cookies more decadent than traditional wheat. I can't believe how yummy it is. Thank you for offering the most affordable almond flour online!”

, Greenville, SC December 9, 2012

“Quick delivery and great packaging. Looking forward to some cranberry upside down cake with my gluten free wife and daughter.”

, Eustis, Florida December 8, 2012

“Received my order today, fast service.
Thanks for the goji berriers, taste great.
Am anxious to bake with my almond and coconut flour.
Thanks much. Elizabeth”

, Aiken, SC December 7, 2012

“I love the nutty box that my almond flour came in almost as much as the flour itself!! Can't wait to get started on making my wheat free cakes and cookies for our holiday celebrations! Thanks for your speedy service and for making me laugh!”

, Elizabethtown, PA December 4, 2012

“I just got my first order. Arrived at my door in Canada on Thursday after ordering on the weekend.
Everything is beautifully packed in practical boxes and delicious! The almond flour is very fine and its bag super cute!
Very enjoyable experience overall. I will recommend you guys to other people and definitely come back! Thanks!”

, Toronto, ON November 29, 2012

“Unbelievably fast delivery of our 5lb almond flour! Thank you!”

, Corvallis, Oregon November 28, 2012

“We love the almond and coconut flour! I used both for Thanksgiving baking and now weekly for our bread. I am gluten intolerant and my husband is diabetic. We have seen a significant improvement in his blood sugar numbers, and I am enjoying hot almond flour bread daily with no gut issues. Even my 33 year old son and his family loved the breads and dessserts. I even used almond flour bread to make the dressing for our Thanksgiving meal. It was completely gone! Our two year old grandson also enjoyed the Simple cranberries. They became his "go to" snack while at our home. Thank you! I am sharing recipes and your website. Love healthy, great tasting food. Thank you. Billye”

November 28, 2012

“I've ordered from you before, and every time it's a lot of fun to open the box full of goodies. This time I tried the chocolate-covered espresso beans, which are quite rich for just a bean-sized treat. The pecan cinnamon buns, are wonderfully spicy (in a cinnamon way, not heat). And I LOVE the powdered malted milk. We mixed it into ice cream, and it's everything I hoped for. I don't mean to go on and on, but everything was great- the raw buckwheat, the almond flour, the quinoa were fresh and tasty. Thank you! And, one last thing: the Nuts for Our Troops package is a much-appreciated thing to send loved ones overseas. Thank you for making it easy and fun.”

, Aleandria, VA November 27, 2012

“This is second time I made a purchase and we're satisfied with the products and they're high quality nuts and nut flours are excellent. I'm sure I'll be back for more!”

, Vashon, WA November 23, 2012

“Thanks for the veggie chips too!”

, Summerfield, NC October 11, 2014

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 28g (~1 oz.)
(Approx. 16.2 Servings/Pound)

Amount Per Serving
Calories 160
Calories From Fat 120
%DV
Total Fat 14g 22%
Saturated Fat 1g 5%
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 0mg 0%
Total Carbohydrate 6g 2%
Dietary Fiber 3g 12%
Sugars 1g
Protein 6g
Vitamin A 0% Calcium 8%
Vitamin C 0% Iron 6%

Ingredients

Whole blanched almonds.

Packaged in the same facility as peanuts, tree nuts, soy, and milk products.

Storage

Store open or closed under refrigeration for up to 6 months. This item can be frozen.

Country of Origin: United States

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