All About Almond Flour on World Flour Day | A Playground of Possibilities

March 2024

With consumers becoming more health-conscious, are you looking for a key ingredient to add to your products or recipes that is both nutritious and delicious? Almond flour is your solution - a playground of possibilities! Almond flour finds its way in numerous recipes, applications, and products throughout the food and beverage industry. It's a staple ingredient widely used for its versatility, taste, texture, and nutritional benefits.

This blog will unleash the great uses and benefits of using bulk almond flour in your products and reasons why you should expand your product line with on-trend, gluten-free items with almond flour as a key ingredient. 

Why ofi almond flour?

Almond flour is a popular gluten-free alternative to traditional wheat flours, prized for its nutritional benefits, light texture, and versatility. Our almond flour is made from 100% blanched almonds of the finest quality that have been ground to a fine, white almond flour and is our finest granulation of almond flour. The skin is removed from the almond during the blanching process creating the perfect powder texture. Packed with nutrients, it has a mildly sweet, slightly nutty profile that compliments the flavor of many baked foods including muffins, breads, and pancakes. Almond flour can be an excellent addition to your product selection as it appeals to the growing number of health-conscious consumers seeking gluten/grain-free, paleo and nutritious options. 

Benefits of Almond Flour 

While there are many advantages of almond flour (like its taste, texture and nutritional benefits), the one that tops the list is its versatility and easy substitution as you can use almond flour 1:1 in many recipes that call for regular flour. Speaking of texture, items made with almond flour have a moist, dense, and chewy texture perfect for muffins, cookies, and quick breads. The final product holds together well. So, the possibilities are endless - make tender cakes, rich cookies, flaky pastries, and crisp breading. Here are some quick additional benefits of using almond flour and incorporating this unique ingredient into your receipes or dishes:

  • Added taste, flavor, and texture 
  • Label simplicity 
  • Gluten/grain free 
  • Plant-based solutions 
  • Exceptional versatility 
  • Packed full of nutrients
  • Seamless substitution for regular flour 

Uses of Almond Flour

As mentioned many times throughout this blog, almond flour is extremely versatile as it finds its way in many various applications, products, and recipes in the food and beverage industry. With its mild, nutty flavor and light texture, here are just some of the ways it can be used:

  • Works beautifully in baked goods (breads, cookies, brownies, cakes, muffins, bisquits, and more!)
  • Used as a gluten-free breading or coating for various meats and fish
  • As a thickening agent in stews, soups, and sauces
  • In pancakes and waffles
  • Mixed into dips and spreads 
  • Blended into smoothies and protein shakes 
  • Incorporate into crackers, pizza crusts, flatbreads, and veggie fritters

To conclude:

Enhance your products and give your sweet and savory dishes a boost with almond flour. Whether you’re making paleo, keto, plant-based, grain-free or gluten-free products, or reformulating for improved taste and texture, almond flour is delicious and versatile. Are you interested to learn even more about our almond flour or how you can use almond flour for your product needs? Schedule a call with our nuts ingredient expert, today!


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