The Carnival almond flour is made from blanched (skinned) almonds, which are ground to a fine consistency. A wonderful alternative to the traditional wheat flour, almond flour is full of nutrients with a buttery, smooth taste, making it perfect for baking.
Our almond flour is made from 100% almonds and contains no added fillers, flavors, colors or preservatives.
Almond flour contains a higher protein and fibre content than regular flour. Additionally, it contains high amounts of Vitamin E along with all the goodness of almonds. Almond flour may be better than conventional flours for your blood sugar, as it has a low glycemic index and is rich in magnesium .Almond flour is incredibly nutritious. It’s particularly rich in vitamin E and magnesium, two important nutrients for health.
This gluten-free flour is low in carbs and thus, a staple for those following the Keto diet.
Almond Flour v/s Almond Meal
Almond flour is not the same as almond meal, despite the fact that their names are sometimes used interchangeably. Almond meal is made by grinding almonds with their skins intact, resulting in a coarser flour. This difference is important in recipes where texture makes a big difference.
Did you know?
Although widely grouped together with nuts, almonds are actually seeds.
‘Almond flour sounds nice, but what can I make with it?’ If I had a penny for every time I got asked that question! The answer is very simple. Use it in place of regular flour or maida while baking and it will not only work, you will be wonderfully surprised at how flavourful and delicious the end result is. As you cook with it more, you will find almond flour, which is made from blanched and peeled almonds, as a great gluten-free baking alternative.
Let us start you off with this very simple tea time cake. The ingredients of this cake sing to each other, the nuttiness of the almonds harmonizing perfectly with the warm sweetness of the honey.
- 1 and 3/4 cups Carnival almond flour
- 4 eggs
- ½ cup honey*
- 1 tsp vanilla extract
- 1 tsp baking soda
- Pinch of salt
- Sliced almonds for topping (optional)
- Preheat the oven to 180 C. Grease a baking pan with butter or oil.
- Lightly whisk the eggs in a large bowl.
- Whisk in the honey, vanilla extract and then the rest of the ingredients combining the dry ingredients lightly.
- Pour the mix into the baking pan and top with sliced almonds. Do not mix.
- Bake in the oven for 20-25 mins until set.
- Allow it to cool before serving.
Note: *This cake can easily be made keto-friendly by replacing the honey with any keto sweetener of choice.
Store in an airtight container. Refrigerate to extend shelf life.
This is a vegetarian product
This product is packed in a BRC certified Food Factory
This product is gluten-free
Suitable for Keto Diet
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