Coconut flour is the dried, very finely ground and partially de-oiled flesh of the ripe coconut. Coconut flour is particularly interesting for its high protein and fibre content as well as the low amount of carbohydrates. As part of a gluten-free diet, coconut flour is also suitable as a substitute for flour in baked goods and as a binding agent in sauces.
The nutritional value of coconut flour per 100 grams:
- Protein 17.0 grams
- Fat 16.5 grams
- Carbohydrates 17.0 grams (of which 15.0 grams sugar)