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Did you know you can make your own oat flour for pennies on the dollar vs store bought? So many recipes now call for flours much different than the All-Purpose or Whole Wheat that we are used to.
Almond flour, rice flour and oat flour have become common among ingredient lists. If these flours are not something you regularly use, it can be pricey to buy a bag that you may only need for a small amount.
You don’t have to spend a lot of money because you already have everything you need in your pantry to make your own oat flour, simply and inexpensively.
While oats are naturally gluten free, they can be cross contaminated depending on where they were processed. If you are looking for certified gluten free oat flour, all you need to do is make sure the oats you purchase say “certified gluten free” and then you can make your own gluten-free oat flour at a fraction of the cost.
- 1 cup rolled or old fashion oats
- Food Processor or high rpm blender
- Place the oats into the bowl of your food processor.
- Pulse the oats until they are ground into a powder-like consistency.
- Depending on the speed and power of your food processor, this process should take 60 seconds or less.
- Stop and stir to ensure that all the oats have been finely ground.
- One cup of rolled oats will yield approximately 1 cup of oat flour.
- Store unused portion in air tight container.