Almond meal, also known to many as almond flour, is blanched almonds that have been ground to a fine consistency of meal or flour. Almond meal is used in baking for cakes or biscuits and can be added to your cereal or smoothies.
Gluten Free & Low Carb
A great alternative to flour in baking for a gluten free diet. A tasty treat that is nutritionally beneficial and delicious, almond nuts contain the highest protein content of any nut.
Baking / Cooking ideas
It is used in pastry and confectionery – in the manufacture of almond macaroons and other sweet pastries, in cake and pie filling, such as Sachertorte and is one of the two main ingredients of marzipan and almond paste. In France almond meal is an important ingredient in frangipani, the filling of traditional Galette des Rois cake.
It adds moistness and a rich nutty taste to baked goods. Items baked with almond meal tend to be calorie-dense as almonds have high levels of polyunsaturated fats.
Mix with walnut flour or other flours for different textures and consistencies in your cooking.