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Old 05-16-2017, 09:46 AM   #1
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Cocanut flour

I was going through the cabinets and found lots of cocanut flour.
I'm looking for simple recipes I can use it on.
Also was wondering if I could use cocanut flour in place of almond flour and if yes what is the measuring difference between the two?
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Old 05-16-2017, 11:14 AM   #2
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Coconut flour is a beast in itself. It is not interchangeable with almond flour. It requires lots of eggs to bind together. It can be very dry if you add to much. I always add it last and stop when it comes together. Find a tried and true recipe and try that first.
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Old 05-16-2017, 11:50 AM   #3
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I just threw out a big plastic cannister of coconut flour last week - it had been opened, I did not have good results with it, and the code date on it was 2012! I figured if it had been sitting in there that long without me finding something to do with it then it was time for it to go.

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Old 05-16-2017, 12:29 PM   #4
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Yes, definitely don't try to swap it out for any almond flour recipes, you'll just end up with an expensive disaster on your hands. The only two recipes I ever had success with coconut flour was adding two tablespoons to cream cheese pancakes and Up Late Anyway's stromboli recipe. It was okay in a low carb bread recipe (you can search here for it, coconut flour yeast bread), but really unpredictable and I never got the same results twice.

Like Charski, I finally gave up on it and plan to throw out the two full containers I still have. It simply isn't worth it to me and I detest it. lol I just consider it money lost and lessons learned, thank goodness it isn't expensive!
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Old 05-17-2017, 03:57 AM   #5
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Look at All day I dream about food blog. She uses small amounts in many of her cake recipes. I've tried several with great tasty results.
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Old 05-17-2017, 04:00 AM   #6
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It's good in a mix of flours, which is what I use it for.
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