Easy, delicious almond flour recipes make the perfect healthy treat. All the almond flour recipes listed are gluten-free, low in carbs, and keto-friendly.
If you’re looking for a tasty way to create gluten-free baked goods, then picking up a bag of almond flour the next time you visit the grocery store should be high on your list of priorities.
Not only is using this alternative flour a great option if you need recipes that are void of gluten but even if you’re not strictly doing a diet, you’ll appreciate the flavor and nutrition both almond flour and almond meal provide.
This collection of keto almond flour recipes is full of delicious keto recipes that use only almond flour in one convenient place. Featuring loads of cookies, cakes, pies, bread and so much more!
Almond Flour Recipes
The use of almond flour is the perfect choice for those who can’t have coconut products but still want to enjoy the benefits of the keto diet.
Just because you’re on a keto diet and have an allergy doesn’t mean you can’t have baked goods. Almond flour makes the great substitution for gluten-free cookies, cakes, and other keto-friendly items.
What Is Almond Flour? What Is Almond Meal And How Do They Differ?
Almond flour is just finely ground almonds and it’s made by using only skinless, blanched almonds. It’s a great alternative to gluten-free flour and is prized in many low-carb baked goods such as cakes, bread, cookies. It also boasts a much finer texture than almond meal.
In the case of almond meal, it is made of ground almonds that still have their skins and have not been blanched so it has a more coarse texture. You’ll notice that the recipes in this collection feature the use of both almond flour and almond meal, this is because they both play different and unique roles.
As far as flavor goes, both have a nutty aroma. What basically sets them apart is texture since almond flour is finer while almond meal has a coarse texture.
Baking With Almond Flour And Almond Meal
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When it comes to baking with both almond flour and almond meal, you should know there has been a long history of gluten-free bakers that have enjoyed using a consistent alternative to wheat flour.
Even among traditional bakers, the use of almond flour has been a favorite for those who make homemade French macarons since it’s the only authentic way to do so.
However, with the increase of ketogenic diets, almond flour has gained even more popularity. A great choice for anyone tracking their macros who wants to make sure they are not kicked out ofketosis.
Keto bakers enjoying using it because it can be swapped for wheat flour in most recipes 1:1. Both have a mild nutty flavor that does not compete with the other flavors in a recipe. More importantly, it is also low enough in carbs to be considered keto-friendly.
However, the lack of gluten in almond flour means it won’t behave exactly like wheat flour. Recipes that depend on gluten for their structure and rise will not see the same results when swapped for wheat flour.
Although you can basically use both almond flour and almond meal interchangeably, you should know that it can affect the final outcome because of their distinct texture differences.
For example, I prefer to use almond meal to replace cornmeal in my cornbread-based recipes, while I use almond flour that is measured and then sifted for all my cakes, cookies, and quick bread recipes.
Best Almond Flour And Almond Meal Options
In keto baking, the quality of almond flour/meal is very important and also varies depending on the brand. My favorite brands are:
Take note of the expiration date because you want to work with and fresh flour. This is important because almond flour/meal, like most gluten-free flours, tends to spoil rather quickly. I recommend that you always store them in airtight containers and don’t plan on keeping them for very long.
If you don’t think you’ll use your flour fast enough, you can store it in the fridge to extend it’s life a little longer. If storing in the fridge do make sure that it’s in an airtight container to avoid moisture and smells penetrating into the flour.
It will require some tweaking to swap almond flour/meal but don’t worry I’ve done the work for you! You can check out my tips for keto baking to find out more.
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In case you don’t know, Randy and I came to the keto diet looking at it from a Christian perspective. As believers, we live our entire lives supported by God’s grace.
To say we needed God’s intervention is putting it mildly. When we followed the Holy Spirit’s prompting to we got on the path to real transformation.
Knowing firsthand the benefits of this decision we have created a closed Christian group that is using the keto diet to transform their lives. I love how supportive and encouraging this group of believers is. It’s exciting to see how people are transforming their lives by combining this lifestyle with the Christian faith.
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This collection of almond flour recipes is full of delicious keto recipes that use only almond flour in one convenient place. Featuring recipes for cookies, cakes, pies, bread and so much more! Perfect for those who can’t have cannot have gluten-based flours but still want to enjoy the benefits of the keto diet.
This keto raspberry cake is loaded with flavor and makes the perfect summertime cake. It's a sugar-free, gluten-free raspberry cake recipe that everyone will love. It has the perfect crumb and is rich in antioxidants thanks to the raspberries.
A recipe for keto cream cheese almond flour bread. It makes a great basic white bread loaf. The perfect low carb bread for when you are missing bread while doing keto. It has an airy, light texture that is not at all eggy. Best of all it’s made with easy to come by ingredients.
This no-bake strawberry cheesecake(keto) is a creamy, airy cheesecake that's topped with a fresh strawberry topping. It's a keto slab cheesecake a keto dessert you'll want to make often when the temperature rises.
Bursting with peanut butter flavor this keto peanut butter swirl cheesecake is the kind of recipe that makes peanut butter and peanut butter alone the star. It's a low carb peanut butter cheesecake for those peanut butter lovers doing keto.
This keto marble cheesecake is a delicious low carb, no added sugar, gluten-free, grain-free cheesecake that everyone will enjoy. Perfect for when you want to impress your family and friends with a keto dessert. It's a chocolate and vanilla marble option!
These keto raspberry muffins are full of raspberry tartness with the perfect amount of sweetness. Made with almond flour and fresh (or frozen) raspberries, these muffins are a sweet and fruity breakfast option that’s keto-friendly and delicious.
These rich Keto pumpkin cheesecake brownies are perfect for when you have a hankering for both chocolate and pumpkin and can't decide between the two. The fact that they are low in carbs, sugar-free, gluten and grain-free makes them a great treat for anyone doing a ketogenic diet.
Keto Chicken and Waffles, a low carb version of a Southern soul food favorite that combines fried chicken with waffles. The chicken is coated in keto-friendly topping and the waffles are sugar-free, grain-free and gluten-free. It's a delicious alternative to its high carb counterpart.
These Keto Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Bars are loaded with peanut butter and chocolate goodness. Thick and oozing with peanut butter and melty sugar-free chocolate chips makes these the perfect little low carb treat.
An easy keto jalapeño cheddar bacon cornbread recipe that will fool your taste buds. It uses almond flour instead of cornmeal which keeps it low in carbs and keto friendly and packed with the flavors of cheese, bacon and jalapenos. It's a keto Tex-Mex cornbread!
These Keto Trash Cookies are the perfect combination of sweet and salty. Using leftover keto-friendly items allows you to use what's in your pantry for a delicious compost, garbage can cookie minus all the carbs.
Keto Brownie Cupcakes- Are the perfect, rich chocolate cupcake for anyone doing a keto diet that is missing chocolate. These keto cupcakes are cross between chocolate cupcakes and brownies are moist, sugar-free, grain-free, gluten-free and keto-friendly.
Keto Banana Nut Bread is a mock banana bread that is low in carbs and keto friendly. The recipe uses banana extract rather than bananas. This low carb banana bread is sugar-free, grain-free, gluten-free, dairy-free. Get all the flavor and texture of banana bread minus the high carbs.
A recipe for Keto Strawberry and Rhubarb Crumble. Once allowed to fully cool the crumble can be cut into bars. This low carb strawberry rhubarb cobbler is the perfect keto treat once the weather warms up.
This recipe for spicy gingerbread cookies is packed with seasonal flavors. The cookie dough is sturdy enough to be rolled and cutout into traditional holiday shapes. It's the perfect cookie to add to your holiday cookie platter.
These Keto Triple Chocolate Cookies are the perfect low carb treat when you are craving a dark rich chocolate cookie. They are decadent chocolate cookies that also happen to be grain-free, gluten-free, sugar-free and keto-friendly.
A luscious yet simple recipe for keto no-bake chocolate strawberry cheesecake. It features a chocolate "oreo" crust and a rich chocolate cheesecake filling. Topped with fresh strawberries and a chocolate ganache sauce for an unforgettable keto cheesecake.
A deliciously rich keto lemon pound cake recipe. It’s a keto pound cake that’s topped with lemon glaze. It’s a recipe for Keto Lemon Pound Cake. It features a vanilla cream cheesecake base that is then topped with a tangy lemon glaze.
This keto marble cake is tender, buttery, and easy to make. It makes the perfect dessert, brunch, or keto snack offering. The cake features two layers of low carb chocolate and vanilla cake swirled together for a neat zebra pattern. It's a sugar-free marble cake that is grain-free, gluten-free, and keto-friendly!
This delicious keto cream cheese chocolate pound cake is a rich, moist, decadent cake that features a chocolate ganache that takes it to a whole nother level. It's the one recipe that is sure to silence your chocolate cravings while doing keto.
This recipe for keto pumpkin cream cheese donuts allows you to enjoy a cake donut that is low in carbs and keto-friendly. These donuts are packed with the flavors of Fall and are frosted with a cinnamon maple icing.