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How to Make Homemade Coconut Flour

An affordable (if not free!) and simple process of making homemade coconut flour which is a natural byproduct of homemade coconut milk. Coconut flour is a gluten-free and grain-free flour that can be used in a number of baked goods and other coconut flour recipes.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time25 mins
Total Time35 mins
Course: Pantry Ingredient
Cuisine: World
Keyword: coconut, coconut flour, gluten-free, grain-free
Author: Teenuja Dahari - veganlovlie.com

Ingredients

  • Coconut pulp obtained from making coconut milk, see notes

Instructions

Oven Method

  • Spread the coconut pulp (collected after extracting the coconut milk) on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper.
  • Break any big clumps and spread the pulp evenly on the tray. 
  • Place in the oven at the lowest temperature setting and bake for 3 to 4 hours (depending on temperature) until the pulp is completely dry. Allow to cool. 
  • Then add to a blender and process to a fine powder. 
  • Store in a airtight jar or container and use within 3 months or refrigerate to keep fresh for longer.

Pan Drying Method

  • Place the coconut pulp in a skillet on low heat.
  •  Once evaporation starts (water vapour will start to rise from the pulp), stir occasionally while increasing the stirring frequency as the pulp starts to dry up more and more. 
  • When almost dry, the pulp will change colour to a slight beige. 
  • Remove from the heat. Allow to cool. Then add to a blender and process to a fine powder. 
  • Store in a airtight jar or container and use within 3 months or refrigerate to keep fresh for longer.

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Notes

To obtain coconut pulp, the milk needs to be extracted from the coconut flakes first.
To do this, follow the instructions on How to Make Coconut Milk (https://veganlovlie.com/homemade-coconut-milk-vegan-non-dairy/). Then use the pulp to make Coconut Flour.
Link to How to Make Coconut Flour -
(https://veganlovlie.com/howto-make-coconut-flour-easy-video/)