№ 8  Coffee Flour

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Coffee Flour

№ 8  Coffee Flour

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Ranking
#8

Net
Carbs
3g

Ratio to
White Flour
⅒ :1

Coffee flour is made by milling dried coffee cherry pulp and skins.  One tablespoon of coffee flour contains 6 grams of fiber. The coffee cherries used to make coffee flour are a good source of plant-based antioxidants.

Coffee flour can be used at a 10-15 percent substitution rate.  Keep in mind that the high fiber content will require the addition of about 10 to 25 percent more liquids into your recipe to keep your result moist and delicious.

Since the coffee cherries are normally disposed of as waste, using them to make coffee flour may be good for the environment and gives coffee bean farmers the opportunity to make new revenue.

Flavor Profile

It has a slightly fruity flavor.

Best Uses

It can be used in both sweet and savory recipes, including recipes for cookies, bread, pasta, and sauce.  There are two coffee flour grinds: fine (for more typical baking uses) and powder (for confections or liquids like ice cream or dressings).

Coffee Flour Buy

In 100 pounds of coffee cherries, the coffee beans are only 20 pounds, while the pulp and skin make up the remaining 80 pounds.

Growing Region

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Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 28g

Amount Per Serving
Calories 98 Calories from Fat 0
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 0g 0%
Saturated Fat 0g 0%
Trans Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 0g
Monounsaturated Fat 0g
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 0mg 0%
Total Carbohydrate 20g 7%
Dietary Fiber 17g 68%
Total Sugars 0g
Pentose 0g
Protein 3g 6%

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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To achieve a more palatable consistency, other flours should be used in conjunction with coffee flour.