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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“Thank you for the unbelievable quick delivery of my order! I have a Walnut Raisin bread in the oven as I write this and I used the Almond Flour. This is the first time I've used Almond Flour. Thanks for the special sample of Goji Berries! I LOVE your packaging; it made me laugh!”

, North Brookfield, Massachusetts January 9, 2013

“I'm so psyched to bake some awesome low carb desserts with the almond flour I got, I'm definitely ordering again because your prices can't be beat :)

The free sample of goji berries is awesome too, I'm seeing muffins in the near future...”

, Lauderhill, Florida January 5, 2013

“You guys are awesome. I'm ordering my almond and coconut flour from nuts.com from now on. Extremely fast shipping and some free organic cacao nibs that I will be adding to my next order. The dried mangoes are great, way better than store-bought ones which are coated in tons of sugar. Thanks again! This was my first order and I will be ordering again. ”

, New York, NY January 4, 2013

“Thanks for the prompt delivery. Nice to see a company have some laughs with packaging and notes. My wife is looking forward to making the Ultimate Almond cookies. Jeff”

, Auburn, IN January 4, 2013

“Just got my cashews and almond flour. Thanks for the speedy delivery. Being on the Paleo diet there are not many places to get almond flour.. It's good to know you guys are just a click away. Thanks Again and keep up the good work.

P.S.
thanks for the little extra(Jordan Almonds) it was a great surprise.”

, Philadelphia, Pa December 28, 2012

“My second time ordering almond flour
from you and am so impressed with the
speed of delivery! Especially during
Holiday Season! Use almond flour to make the most delicious cookies using
almond flour, choc chips, almond
slices, agave sweetner and vanilla!
You also have the best price ever!
Thanks for being so professional and
on the ball! Have a Happy New Year!
BarbB”

, Sacto., Ca. December 26, 2012

“I'm a low carber and having plenty of items on hand help with keeping my diet. I love that you can buy a lb or a 5 lb bag of specialty flour. Delivery was amazing quick. I purchased almond, coconut flours, shredded coconut and some freeze dried fruits which were amazing in my coconut porridge.”

, Cville, VA December 18, 2012

“Awesome! Need I say more?! I love the way the almond flour is packaged. I would have to drive 45 min to get a decent price on it, I can get it at a BETTER price...delivered! Thank you! I love the little surprise gift! ”

, Downey, Ca December 14, 2012

“I received my box of goodies and what fun it was to open the box! The packaging on your flours is so adorable I had to leave them out on the counter so I can smile at them. Thanks for making my day!”

, Appleton, WI December 14, 2012

“I was so glad to get my first shipment of almond flour from nuts.com. The customer service was really top notch and the products are high quality. I couldn't find this stuff at stores around me. So thanks for having it available.

PS Also really appreciated the complimentary pistachios. They were great!”

, Albany, New York December 12, 2012

“Delivered as promised on time! Happy customer, will definitely shop nuts.com again!
Freshness was superb! Watch out whole foods market, you have some competition.
:>) smile grin”

, Suffolk, VA August 30, 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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