Not sure if you have already heard of this gluten free flour that is becoming more apparent in the gluten free baking world or not?
Well, we finally got around to trying it out. *we bought the flour with our own money off Amazon
What gluten free flour we talking about?
Sweet potato flour!
Yep, you heard us right. Sweet potato flour.
We have been experimenting with some recipes using sweet potato flour to see if we like it or not.
Don’t worry we will share our experiments here soon. We are still in the process of learning how sweet potato reacts in our recipes both vegan and non-vegan.
We have noticed some things about baking with sweet potato flour. Please note we have only used it in baked goods, not in sauces or anything else yet.
Here are some of our tips for using sweet potato flour in gluten free baking if you choose to try it.
We are still deciding if buying sweet potato is worth it or not?
We are on the fence with our decision because with everything in life there are pros and cons. Though with sweet potato flour we could not really think of too many cons as the more we think about it, the more we really like it.
- high in fiber
- loaded with Vitamin A, helps increase nutritional value of recipes
- great gluten free and grain free option that is not coconut nor nut based
- one of the least allergic foods on earth
- great choice for people with multiple sensitivities
- naturally sweet
- adds great moisture and texture to recipes
- expensive (just like every other alternative flour option out there)
- sometimes can make your baked good a little green
- not sold at stores yet – just online we have found it
Is sweet potato flour worth the money?
yes and no
If you are someone looking for something different, something that is not coconut flour or nut based, sweet potato flour is great choice!
recipes coming soon using sweet potato flour
If you like coconut flour or other ‘flour’ alternatives out there than you may not need to use sweet potato flour. We feel sweet potato flour will be something we use occasionally for something different and tasty. Because we really did like how easy it was to use in recipes and the flavor and texture it provided!
Have your heard of sweet potato flour? Have your used sweet potato flour before? Would you ever want to use sweet potato flour in recipes?
be back soon with a sweet potato flour recipe, and thank for everyone’s thoughts on Trader Joes coconut cream.