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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“Loved the packaging, I've been on a wheat free diet for 2 months, Wow I found your website, ordered Almond & Coconut Flours, and for breakfast had PANCAKES that were to die for. AS Arnold would say "I will be back" ”

, Hollywood, MD May 26, 2013

“Great products and fast shipping. Thank you”

, Columbus, Ohio May 24, 2013

“I was happy to find a source of Almond Flour where by buying in bulk, I could get it--including shipping--for $2/lb less than I could get it in bulk locally. And in only 3 days from the day I placed my order. It was on my porch at 6:00 this evening and is now in 3-lb bags in my freezer. Thanks for your quality product and good service--not to mention your nutty sense of humor. :^)”

, Verona, WI May 23, 2013

“Couldn't wait for my Blanched Almond flour to arrive. Made chocolate chip cookies today. MM - Yummy”

, Rochester, NY May 22, 2013

“I was so impressed by the speed of delivery! I loved the packaging and was planning my next order as soon as I opened the first one!”

, Birmingham, AL May 15, 2013

“You are one of the most awesome companies that I have had the pleasure to order from. I place my order one day and it is delivered to me the next! That is amazing! I've only used the Almond Flour so far, but love, love love it!
Thank You so much for your wonderful service & products!”

, Landing, New Jersey May 10, 2013

“Wow, unbelievable prices and shipping was extremely affordable and unbelievably fast! A 26 lb. order on Sunday and received on Wednesday can't believe it. Paying $10 a lb. for almond flour local to paying half of that and brought to the front door, can't beat it! Thank you extremely happy customers and will be ordering in the future!”

, Flowery Branch, GA May 9, 2013

“Wow..what service! Being grain-free for a year, the thing I miss most of all is Chocolate Chip Cookies!! Guess what I am doing with the Almond Flower tomorrow?? Thanks~”

, Fairfield CT May 6, 2013

“YAYY!! So excited to receive my 5lbs of almond flour just 2 days after placing the order! Making my paleo cookies as we speak! Now that's customer service! You've got me for life!!!

Laura”

, matthews, nc May 3, 2013

“Received my first almond flour from you guys yesterday and made some almond flour muffins...they are wonderful! Your flour is more fine than what I have been buying so the muffins have a great texture. I will definitely be re-ordering! I also love the "fun" you guys seem to have with your work. Loved the delivery box...and email when everything arrived! Joy in the job is half the battle!”

, Burnsville, MN May 3, 2013

“I bought "Almond Flour" from another site, and it was such a rough grind, it made my baked goods terribly lumpy. I had to regrind it! The Nuts.com Almond Flour is much finer, makes all my baked goods come out perfectly. I used the recipe on the packing slip for Almond Pancakes, and they were light and fluffy. A new family favorite!”

, Hagerstown, MD August 19, 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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