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A call for recipes - ALMOND FLOUR

I am a lucky duck and inherited 10 pounds of almond flour for free - i've made several items from the Rose Bakery cookbook, which I love, but would love to get some expert opinions on what else to use it with. I absolutely love the stuff and would eat it by the handful, so unique ideas are certainly welcome :)

asked by spuntino over 5 years ago
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added over 5 years ago

Biscotti comes to mind. I also make a puff pastry tart with a organe-almond paste, but that doesn't use up a whole lot of almond flour.

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added over 5 years ago

I use it instead in place of flour for breading (things like fish) and I love it as an addition to pastry dough for tarts. Ten pounds is a lot! I'd keep it in the freezer.

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added over 5 years ago

I use it all the time for gluten free baking. I have recipes on my blog, and another blog I like called Elana's Pantry also has many almond flour recipes (the author of that blog, Elana Amsterdam, wrote The Almond Flour Cookbook).

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added over 5 years ago

I spent ALL day making macarons on Wednesday. For a tutorial and recipes, check out http://notsohumblepie.blogspot...

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added over 5 years ago

this cake is delicious:


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added over 5 years ago

If you enjoy seafood you may like to try Zarzuela de Mariscos. I add a lobster cut up to mine. Use the almond flour in place of the meal. Here's a nice recipe for it:

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added over 5 years ago

This Orange-Almond Tart by Dorie Greenspan (Around My French Table cookbook) is phenomenal. It takes a bit of time, but it is well worth it. Also, you can use almond flour to make any type of frangipane...pear, apple, berry, the list is endless....


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added over 5 years ago

Lucky you! Here are a few of my favorite recipes for the stuff:

- Pear and Almond Tart (http://www.asageamalgam...)
- Almond-Raspberry Tea Cake (http://www.asageamalgam...)
- Linzer Cookies (http://www.asageamalgam...)

Happy baking!


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added over 5 years ago

I've made these recently and love both of them. The muffins specify pecans but I subbed the almonds. If you graze the recently gluten free recipes, you'll find a good number with almond flour or almond meal. And I think you can search by ingredient on the site.

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added over 5 years ago

And, I keep my ground nuts in the freezer -- easy to access and protected from going bad (rancid). Another possibility is to use them like bread crumbs, like in meat loaf.

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added about 5 years ago

I've got a lot of healthy, gluten free almond flour recipes over at my website, Elana's Pantry :-)


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