Welcome Green Monsters! We're your online guide to making conscious choices that help people, animals and the planet.
Download food monster: the biggest, baddest, yummiest vegan food app!
single

Get our Newsletter

14 Coconut Flours For All of Your Grain-Free and Gluten-Free Baking Needs


LIKE OGP ON FACEBOOK :

Coconut flour is a wonderful alternative to all-purpose flour when baking and cooking. There is a lot to love about this grain-free superfood. For one, it adds a deliciously light and moist texture to baked goods, it is one of the most nutritious grain-free flours out there, and it’s incredibly versatile. You can use coconut flour for battering and frying, thickening oatmeals, adding a superfood boost to smoothies, and making light and sweet baked treats. While all-purpose white flour is stripped of its nutrients, has highly-refined carbohydrates, is filled with gluten, and has even been shown to influence addictive eating behavior, good quality coconut flour is not bleached or deodorized, is nutrient-rich, and provides a good amount of fiber and protein. Making coconut flour from scratch can be a bit of a messy and time-consuming process. Thankfully, there are plenty of readymade coconut flours on the market today from many of the same companies that specialize in making grain-free and gluten-free goods. Here are 14 we think you should check out. 

  1. Viva Labs Organic Coconut Flour

    Viva Labs Organic Coconut Flour is one of the best-selling flours in Amazon’s Wheat Flours and Meals section, despite the fact that this flour is made from a tree nut, not a wheat. The coconuts used in this product are from the Philippines and the flour itself is packaged in the New York, U.S. This flour is organic, unbleached, non-deodorized, and does not have any additives or fillers.  Each serving of this flour (two tablespoons) has five grams of fiber and eight grams of carbs. Reviewers are saying that this coconut flour is tasty (although it doesn’t have the nutty rich flavor some other brands have), good quality, and very fresh. Reviewers are also saying that you should be very conscious of how much coconut flour you’re adding to the recipe because this one holds a lot of liquid and that you may want to transfer it over into a container because although the bag is supposed to be resealable, it doesn’t stay closed adequately. You can get one four-pound bag of this flour for $12.


  2. Manic Organics Unrefined Coconut Flour

    Manic Organics Unrefined Coconut Flour is made with hand-selected coconuts from Mexico and is packaged in Wyoming, U.S. It does not contain any additives or fillers and it is unbleached and non-deodorized. Each serving of this flour (two tablespoons) has five grams of fiber and eight grams of carbs. Reviewers are saying that while this product is tasty and works in baking, texture-wise it is closer to coconut flakes than coconut flour. As a solution, some reviewers mixed this flour with other gluten-free flours before baking or used it as a battering flour as opposed to one to incorporate in baked goods. None of the reviewers mentioned grinding the coconut flour further themselves so you would have to try that course of action yourself if you’d like it to be finer. It is also worth mentioning that the bag that this flour comes in is biodegradable. You can get one, one-pound bag for $10.50.


  3. Terrasoul Superfoods Organic Coconut Flour

    Terrasoul Superfoods Organic Coconut Flour is made with hand picked coconuts from a sustainable farm in the Philippines and is packaged in Texas. This product is packaged on equipment that is used for other nuts such as almonds and walnuts. Each serving of this flour has six grams of fiber and eight grams of carbs. Reviewers are saying that this flour is tasty, is milled fine which is perfect for delicate baked goods, comes in a convenient and good quality bag, and has a bit more fiber than other coconut flours which is a plus. You can get one three-pound bag for $10.


  4. Anthony’s Premium Organic Coconut Flour

    Anthony’s Premium Organic Coconut Flour is the #1 best-selling flour in Amazon’s Cake section. The flour is packaged in California but the coconut themselves are from the Philippines. It is batch tested and certified gluten free and, according to the company, is the finest milled coconut flour that also comes in bulk resealable packaging. Reviewers are saying that this flour is tasty, affordable, and is very finely ground. If it takes you a while to get through this flour bag, reviewers suggest storing it in the freezer. You can get one four-pound bag for about $12.


  5. Coo Koo Coconut Flour

    Coo Koo for Coconut Flour is a low-glycemic flour that is made with coconuts from Sri Lanka and is packaged in Ohio, U.S. Each serving of this flour (two tablespoons) has six grams of fiber and nine grams of carbs. Unlike other coconut flour brands that sometimes suffer from an orange or brown hue from excess husk particles, Coo Koo Coconut Flour is a natural unbleached white, hexane free with no artificial or GMO ingredients. And if you’re not a fan of coconut flavor, take note that reviewers share this product does not transfer any coconut flavor into your creations. One one-pound bag comes out to $8.


  6. Organic Merchants Coconut Flour

    Organic Merchants Coconut Flour is a product that uses coconuts from Indonesia and is packaged in Colorado. It is kosher, non-GMO, and gluten-free. Each serving of this flour has 11 grams of carbs and eight grams of fiber. Reviewers are saying that this flour is very finely milled, does not have an overly strong coconut flavor, and is “being sold at a fair price.” You can get one four-pound bag of this flour for $15.


  7. Bob’s Red Mill Coconut Flour

    Bob’s Red Mill Coconut Flour is an organic product that is made without the use of sulfites and sweeteners. One serving of this flour has five grams of fiber and eight grams of carbs. Reviewers are saying that this flour is “fairly mild in flavor,” is a great way to add more fiber to smoothies, and is good quality. You can get one 16-ounce bag for $10.


  8. Coconut Secret Raw Coconut Flour

    Coconut Secret Raw Coconut Flour is an unbleached and non-deodorized coconut flour that is made using a special proprietary tumbler-dry process that does not expose the flour to high heat which can sometimes rob the flour of some of its nutrients. One serving of this flour (two tablespoons) has six grams of fiber and nine grams of carbs. Reviewers are saying that this flour is tasty (although a bit sweet), good quality, comes in a convenient container, and is good for baked goods (although people did not have much luck with using it for pizza dough). To try it out yourself, you can get one 16-ounce container for about $9.


  9. BetterBody Organic Coconut Flour

    BetterBody Organic Coconut Flour is made with coconuts from the Philippines that are milled and packaged in Utah, U.S. The company does not specify on the package of the product that this flour is unbleached and non-deodorized but considering the beige hue of the flour, it appears to be untreated. Reviewers are saying that this flour is being sold at a good price, yields good results from battering to baking, and came as described. One reviewer had difficulty baking with this flour claiming that the product absorbed too much of the recipe’s liquid so be aware that baking with this product may require a bit of trial and error. To try it out, you can get one five-pound bag for about $15.


  10. King Arthur Coconut Flour

    Known for their many gluten-free products, it’s no surprise that King Arthur also has their own coconut flour. King Arthur Coconut Flour is made with coconuts from the Philippines and is packaged in Vermont, U.S. Two tablespoons of this flour provides six grams of fiber and eight grams of carbs. Reviewers are saying that this flour is fresh-tasting, good quality, and “one of the best gluten-free flours on the market.” To see if you feel the same about this product, you can get one 16-ounce container for about $7.


  11. Let’s Do…Organic Coconut Flour

    Let’s Do…Organic Coconut Flour is made with coconuts from the Philippines that are milled and packaged in California, U.S. This particular company uses pressurized steam to remove most of the coconut’s fat before milling the meat. Each serving of this flour (two tablespoons) has six grams of fiber and nine grams of carbs. Reviewers are saying that this flour is tasty, a good low-carb option, and extremely fine (resulting in baked goods that are less grainy than ones made with some other flours). These are also offered at a pretty competitive price – you can get six 16-ounce packages for $30.


  12. Kevala Organic Coconut Flour

    Kevala Organic Coconut Flour is made in a nut-free facility in Texas, U.S. It is unsweetened and sulfite free, however, the company does not mention that the product is unbleached. Each serving of this flour (two tablespoons) has seven grams of fiber and nine grams of carbs. Reviewers are saying that this product is great tasting (even for people who do not like coconut-flavored things), is good quality despite being inexpensive, and works well for baked goods. You can get one two-pound bag for about $8.50.


  13. Blue Lily Organics Raw Coconut Flour

    Blue Lily Organics Raw Coconut Flour is a non-GMO and kosher product made with coconuts from Sri Lanka that are milled and packaged in Arizona, U.S. Reviewers are saying that this flour is good quality, fresh-tasting, and extremely fine (and does not lump up when being used for baking). You can get one three-pound bag for $12.75.


  14. Nutiva Coconut Flour

    Nutiva Coconut Flour is the same flour that this company uses in their extensive line of coconut products. This flour uses coconuts from Southeast Asia and packages them in California, U.S. Each two tablespoon serving of this flour has eight grams of fiber and 11 grams of carbs. The reviews are a bit varied on this product. While all of the reviewers found this flour to be fresh-tasting and good for cooking, only some found it to be okay for people with celiac disease while others pointed out that this flour is manufactured on equipment that is also used for wheat. If you’d still like to try it out, you can get one three-pound bag for $9.50.

    Lead image source: Jarvna/Shutterstock


Want to read more posts like this? Sign up for our newsletter below!​

Browse through some recent posts below:

Disclosure: One Green Planet accepts advertising, sponsorship, affiliate links and other forms of compensation, which may or may not influence the advertising content, topics or articles written on this site. Click here for more information.

0 comments on “14 Coconut Flours For All of Your Grain-Free and Gluten-Free Baking Needs”

Click to add comment
Sue Hague
5 Months Ago

Is it ok to use instead of Plain Flour or Self Raising Flour ??


Reply
Cherry Wu
5 Months Ago

Jamie Hui gotta find 'em


Reply


Subscribe to our Newsletter




Follow us on


Do Not Show This Again

×

Submit to OneGreenPlanet


Terms & Conditions ×