Cassava flour is made from grinding the whole yucca root — it is not refined. Cassava flour is lighter than all-purpose flour, yet it absorbs more liquid. This means baking with it can be a little tricky. This flour is gluten-free, grain-free and nut-free.
Cassava flour contains resistant starches that feed our good bacteria in our gut, reduce inflammation and bloating as well as promote good digestion.
This flour is loaded with carbohydrates, so use in moderation as part of a healthy diet. The texture and weight of this flour makes it a perfect replacement for white flour. However, its remix ranking is only #14 because of its high level of carbohydrates.
It has a mild taste.
Cassava flour is soft and powdery. It can be replaced on a 1:1 basis with wheat flour in many recipes.