August 22

3 Almond Flour Recipes for Amazing Desserts

There are many almond flour recipes that will have you running for this type of meal just to try out the blissful goodness. Many desserts made with this type of flour taste incredible and are actually healthy. This means you can incorporate them into your diet with ease. However, remember not to overindulge in the fantastic treats.

Almond flour has three times more protein and almost five times more fiber than regular white wheat flour. It’s also gluten-free and fit for Paleo baking. This product ‘behaves’ a bit differently compared to grain flours, so be sure to follow the recipe.

Tastiest Almond Flour Recipes for Desserts

Almond Flour Muesli Scones

Ingredients:

  • 1 egg
  • ½ teaspoon sea salt
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 2 cups blanched almond flour
  • ½ teaspoon baking soda
  • ¼ cup pistachios (chopped)
  • ¼ cup sunflower seeds
  • ¼ cup sesame seeds
  • ¼ cup dried cranberries
  • ¼ cup dried apricots (chopped)

Instructions:

  1. Mix bleached almond flour, baking soda, and salt in a bowl.
  2. Add nuts and dried fruits.
  3. In a separate bowl, whip together honey and egg.
  4. Combine all ingredients mixing thoroughly.
  5. Form a large square with your dough and cut it into smaller squares.
  6. Preheat the oven to 350F and bake your scones for about 10 minutes.

This is one of the healthiest almond flour recipes you can find. You can actually use scones as a snack as well as dessert. They will keep well for over a week. You can change the recipe to your taste by using different nuts and fruits.

Almond Flour Brownies (Paleo Friendly)

Ingredients: 

  • ½ cup coconut oil (melted)
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 cup blanched almond flour
  • 4 ounces dark chocolate (get the bitter variety with the highest cacao content)
  • 7 dates (pitted and chopped)
  • ¼ teaspoon baking soda
  • ¼ teaspoon sea salt
  • ½ teaspoon vanilla stevia

Instructions:

  1. Mix baking soda, salt, and almond flour thoroughly. Use a food processor if necessary.
  2. Combine flour and chopped dark chocolate in a food processor. It will go easier if the chocolate is firm as the final product should have the consistency of sand.
  3. Add dates and pulse everything together to combine further.
  4. Add coconut oil, stevia, and eggs and pulse the final time.
  5. Bake your brownie at 350F for about 20 minutes and let cool for no less than 2 hours before cutting.

Bear in mind that the majority of almond flour recipes for desserts call for blanched and finely ground flour. Coarser varieties will make your dishes clumpy and will have a negative effect on the taste.

Almond Flour Chocolate Chip Cookies

Ingredients:

  • 2 cups blanched almond flour
  • ¼ cup palm shortening (or a suitable substitute)
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla extract
  • ½ cup chocolate chips
  • ¼ teaspoon baking soda
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • 2 tablespoons honey

Instructions:

  1. Mix together all dry ingredients.
  2. Add honey, vanilla, and palm shortening and mix together using an immersion blender. Alternately, you can pulse it together in a food processor.
  3. Add chocolate chips and stir by hand this time.
  4. Bake the cookies at 350F. They will take about 5-10 minutes. Be sure to let them cool before tasting.