Check out our guide to coconut flour, including where to buy it and plenty of recipe inspiration, then read about what is coconut sugar, almond flour and gram flour.

What is coconut flour?

Coconut flour is a by-product of the coconut milk industry. Once the fresh flesh has had its liquid extracted, it is dried and ground into flour. Gluten-free and high in fibre and protein, coconut flour is most often used in batters and baking.

Where to buy coconut flour

Tiana Organic Baking Flour, £5.99/500g, Ocado

Biona Organic Coconut Flour, £4.25/500g, Planet Organic

Sevenhills Wholefoods Organic Coconut Flour, £6.49/1kg, Amazon

Coconut flour recipes

Healthy chicken tikka masala

Chicken tikka masala is known for being sweet and creamy. Here, in The Curry Guy's lighter recipe, the buttery flavour is achieved by using ground almonds, and just enough sugar makes the masala mildly sweet. Fat-free yogurt makes for an incredibly creamy curry, too.

Healthy chicken tikka masala

Thai prawn, sweet potato and coconut fritters

These Thai prawn, sweet potato and coconut fritters are really delicious and look impressive on the plate. Entertain your friends with a big batch of these appetising snacks and serve with our homemade dipping sauce.

Thai Prawn Fritters - superfood 2017

Coconut, banana and raspberry muffins

Try our recipe for low fat coconut, banana and raspberry muffins. This recipe is super quick and easy to make, and it comes in under 160 calories per serving, a great mid-morning snack.

Banana Muffins Recipe With Coconut And Raspberry

Nectarine, coconut and lime tray-tart

This nectarine, coconut and lime tray-tart is easy to make, vegetarian and gluten-free. Served with a scoop of coconut ice cream, it makes a great pud.

Nectarine, coconut and lime tray-tart


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