DIY Almond Flour

How to make almond flour

It’s so darn simple to blend your own almond flour at home!

Why purchase blanched almond flour at a premium when you could simply (in 7 seconds!) blend it yourself? This is the most simple thing ever! And I apologize for not posting it sooner…

For almond meal, simply use raw, unsalted almonds instead of the blanched almonds. Almond meal will turn out a big darker in color and your baked goods will be slightly heartier — it can be used interchangeably with blanched almond flour. Enjoy!

Have concerns about baking with Almond Flour? Read this post.

New to Gluten-Free baking? Read this post.

DIY Almond Flour
A Recipe by Diana Keuilian
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Total time
Serves 1 cup

  • 1 cup raw, unsalted blanched almonds

  1. Place the almonds in a high speed blender or food processor. Blend on high for 7 seconds. Scrape down the sides and if any whole pieces remain then pulse again for a couple more seconds. Now turn on the oven and start baking something tasty… 🙂
It’s also fine to use raw, unsalted almonds with skins on, this will give you almond meal, a heartier version of almond flour that is darker in color.


Serving size: 1 cup     Calories: 550     Carbohydrates: 20g     Sugar: 4g     Sodium: 1mg     Fiber: 12g     Protein: 20g    
How to make almond flour at home

The pile of flour on the left is homemade, the pile on right is Honeyville.


  • Kariane August 18, 2015 at 9:19 pm

    I don’t know why, but until I saw this, it never occurred to me to make my own almond flour. Thank you, thank you, thank you! It’s been bothering me that I can’t find organic almond flour anywhere. Next time I’ll try making it myself. 🙂

    • Diana August 18, 2015 at 9:28 pm

      You’re welcome, Kariane, it’s super easy to do. Enjoy!

  • Delphiene August 19, 2015 at 8:13 pm

    Did you soak your almonds and let them dry? I have been told I needed to do that before making my almond flour. I haven’t made any yet though.

    • Diana August 24, 2015 at 9:05 pm

      Hi Delphiene,

      I don’t, but you certainly can do that if you’d like. Happy Cooking!

  • Barbara August 20, 2015 at 3:24 am

    For better digestion and nutrient absorbtion, I usually soak and dehydrate almonds before eating them. Do you know if this is ok to do before making flour?

    • Diana August 24, 2015 at 9:04 pm

      Hi Barbara- Yes, that extra step would be just fine to do before blending your flour. Happy Cooking!

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