Vegan Keto Sunflower Seed Bread {nut-free, grain-free, oil-free}, Keto Vegan Coconut Flour Bread {oil-free, grain-free}, Keto Almond Flour Bread Rolls {5 ingredients, vegan, oil-free}, 2-Ingredient Cassava Flour Tortillas {oil-free, vegan}, 2-Ingredient Lentil Flax Bread {vegan, oil-free, grain-free}. Does coconut flour taste of coconuts? How did you put it all together?? I’ve had many of the above experiences with people subbing rice flour! :). I stuck it in the oven but it’s not looking good. This can be a bonus for coconut fans, but might be a negative for people who don’t particularly like the flavor of coconut. Must’ve been the lack of almond flour but what a bummer.Â, Wish I had found the comment about subbing in coconut flour needing more liquid. Not surprisingly, coconut flour has a flavor similar to dried unsweetened coconut. It turned a nice golden brown in the oven but basically fell apart and were so dry on their own. I followed all the directions exactly, except I … Most notable of these are the minerals iron, zinc, … Just made cupcakes using coconut flour and they were quite moist and not crumbly. Coconut has a more generic, slightly sweet flavor; almond flour (surprise!) Coconut flour is always good for a “worst recipe ever” experience! If I had a dollar for each time a reader emailed me or commented telling me that their recipe failed because they substituted with coconut flour, I’d be a rich girl! Any ideas what could have gone wrong? Yes, the definition of INSANITY!! Instead, he explained, refined coconut oil doesn't taste like coconut, while unrefined does. I used coconut flour. Turns out I should have double checked my conversion math! No. I’m experimenting with coconut flour pancakes as we speak, tried a mixture of coconut flour with a rice flour “mix” and it is way too dry! I won’t blame coconut flour for my mistakes because those meatballs are perfected! Yes, totally agree with Ashley. You … Coconut flour is wonderful if used correctly but it must be the most misused ingredient out there. in order to be of any help! Hey–save the remainder for something else that you will bake! It actually taste really good but I had to bake 2x a long and it stuck to the bottom of my loaf pan. Why didn’t it turn out? Coconut flour does have a mild, sweet taste that is fairly distinct. This is the second time I’ve tricked myself into thinking a coconut flour-based cookie will be creamy and flavourful like coconut cream/milk. Hi dear, I just mixed coconut flour, milk and melon and did smoothy. I don’t know what I did wrong—I did substitute white sugar for the cane juice—maybe that’s what it was? Answered it myself……put it back in the oven and bake longer……just don’t burn it! They were SOGGY TWICE. Place one dough ball between two large pieces of, Lightly spritz a large skillet with nonstick. Do you know if it matters to use ready made coconut flour or homemade coconut flour? Do you live near a Whole Foods or a health food store? Turns out, the reason, which the name alludes to, has everything to do with processing. UPDATE: I just realized what I did—I used coconut flour when I ran out of almond flour—I just looked it up and found out that you should use much less coconut flour as it sucks up all the moisture—problem solved! —Comment on Almond Flour Snickerdoodles recipe, I used coconut flour and they didn’t rise or bind at all. I once had an epic fail with coconut flour. Read More…, I made this recipe & the batter was very crumbly so when baked was almost like a streusel—fell apart. It doesn't taste like coconut.. Read More…, Plant-passionate recipe creator, vegan cookbook author, psychologist, animal lover, and curiosity chaser. Hi, Brooke! IT LEFT THE WORST LINGERING AFTER TASTE EVER! Your email address will not be published. The recipe called for 1/2 cup and I used 112 grams ( 1 cup!) In fact, coconut flour is a better 1-to-1 substitute for a sponge than it is for a flour. Any idea what has happened? I will be sharing this with my readers to hopefully thwart any future coconut flour monstrosities before they happen ! Maybe adding a little oil to the mix would help. However I have to say that I always mix it with another flour, so maybe that’s why I never had any dry fails. Coconut flour is also gluten-free. The cookies taste good but they’re basically big bunches of crumbs (but still tasty). Good luck! I scanned this and saw no mention of the fact that Coconut flour needs about 1/4 of the amount per liquid c0ntent of other flours! I definitely wouldn't use coconut flour for anything savory, as it is a little sweet. One of the most immediate differences between Virgin and Refined Coconut Oil is the taste and aroma. I enjoyed the post, thanks for putting this together. Sure, coconut flour has a time and a place and a purpose. When used very sparingly and in conjunction with other gluten-free floors (e.g., oat, brown rice, almond, arrowroot, etc.) Coconut Flour Recipes: The Essentials. I also made swedish meatballs for the 3rd time and its a keeper. The two also have slightly different tastes. Last night I made my grandma’s FAMOUS caramel apple pie, which I have made a few times and have never messed it up. Ironically, the recipe gives instructions on how to substitute sweetened coconut for the unsweetened: reduce cream of coconut to 1/2 c, omit corn syrup, add 2 Tbsp cake flour. The only ingredient I changed was peanut flour, I used coconut flour because that’s what I had in the pantry… could it have made them dry? I tried adding water again and again, but it remained crumbly. Lol. Baking with coconut flour can definitely be a bit discouraging. Coconut has a more generic, slightly sweet flavor, while almond flour (unsurprisingly) has a distinct almond taste. :), https://articles.mercola.com/sites/articles/archive/2015/10/26/cooking-with-coconut-flour.aspx. Add the water to the bowl, stirring until combined. tastes like almonds. They were horrid, thanks coconut flour. But it does not say how to go the other direction; and the presence of the additional cake flour makes it difficult to "reverse" these modifications. I used coconut flour rather that spelt—would that make a difference? Great question about homemade vs. store-bought coconut flour. It just crumbled into a million pieces. I don't want to buy the flour if it's going to make him gag (although that would probably create a calorie deficit LOL). Add the dry mixture and the buttermilk to the egg mixture. Thanks for sharing your knowledge! Why do people insist on always subbing ingredients? I’m still mad because I really wanted that pie. It was really informative to read and also very funny. Like many so-called superfoods, the jury is out on how beneficial using coconut oil really is to one’s health but most armchair dieticians cite lauric acid as being the main wonder ingredient. Let stand 5 minutes to thicken and then shape dough into a ball (it will feel moist & springy). I’m baking it anyway and it looks nice, but I know when I cut into it it’s going to fall apart. Does coconut flour taste like coconuts? Oh well…will try again another time. —Comment on Perfect Gluten-Free Vegan Pie Crust recipe, “Insanity is doing the same thing and expecting different results, and for some insane reason I keep trying to act like coconut flour can easily replace other flours. Vegan Gluten-Free Iced Holiday Shortbread Cookies, Toasted Coconut, Caramel & Chocolate Shortbread Bars, Cranberry & Pistachio Shortbread with Almond Icing, Why I’m a Cooker and Not a Baker… or a Candlestick Maker. Coconut Flour Chocolate Brownies. Is my only option now to trow it away there must be something I can do with it, other that look at it with resentment and anger every time I see it in the cupboard. First I used a coffee grander (nothing else handy) to make the flour very fine. Ignoring that is certainly going to result in crumbly dry results. I’ve just started experimenting with it, and did not realize how absorbent it is! Lover of animals, veggies + space documentaries. I learned all my coconut flour lessons trying to make dog treats. I was mad. The texture is a little grainy. I find people often sub any old flour for another gluten free flour and the results can be disastrous! I added almond milk, applesauce and coconut oil. I also ended up adding more butter & coconut oil and also water & still couldn’t get it glossy.Â, I’m sure I did something wrong, but mine were horribly dry. Taste of Home Chocolate-Glazed Coconut Almond Cheesecake My idea was to make a cheesecake taste like my favorite candy bar, which has chocolate, coconut and almonds. The tortillas are delicious warm, room temperature, or cold. After I put all the ingredients together it was just a dry powder with fruit and nuts in it. I used coconut flour in place of almond floor but it was too crumbly to ‘roll in to a ball’. That was the only difference and they stuck to my non stick coconut oiled pan and never really cooked. I just made vegan muffins as a kind of experiment. The two flours also have slightly different tastes. The taste is more similar to a mild caramel flavor. This cheesecake also works in bite size. These dark, dense, rich, delicious brownies … Here’s to more delicious treats and fewer coconut flour fails!Â. Check out Dr. Mercola’s description of how to bake with coconut flour. I love this. Sometimes, insects may infest the coconut flour if the product has been kept in the pantry for too long or if the packaging has come undone somehow. Enough’s enough, coconut flour. This is why I do not share recipes. Ugh, I’m so sorry! I used coconut flour thinking I’d kick the ‘healthy’ up another notch…and it turned out SO sandy and dry! …I’d have a big ol’ bucketful of pennies. In another bowl, whisk together the flour, baking soda, baking powder and salt. Any thoughts? Coconuts are actually a seed and much less allergenic than tree nuts. Hahaha, oh no, Monique! I used a third extra butter and chopped dates and they came out very nice. In the tropics it’s easier to find free coconuts then a package of coconut flour in a store. Bahahahaha! Never used it before, but I figured I’d give it a try. The coconut flour straight up has a strong coconut flavor and mildly pleasant sweet taste. Yuck! In a large bowl, lightly beat the eggs. So link me to some of your best coconut flour recipes 😉. —Comment on Zucchini Bread recipe, I’m not sure what I did wrong. I used coconut flour with my sugar & butter……most of it did not Brown…..in the oven for an hour! And trust me, I’m right there with you—I’m a total repeat coconut-fail offender. After not more than 5 minutes, probably there was a reaction between this ingredients and the taste became bitter, so you can’t even drink it anymore. Comments like those above demonstrate mainly two things: people don’t know their ingredients (I didn’t then), and nobody reads other people’s comments (I have learned to do just that because they are frequently helpful). All in all, you use LESS than a half cup of flour. 😭😭😭 my batch of dairy & gluten free chocolate chip cookies is a disaster. The almond taste can sometimes be great – for example, it’s lovely in cookies and works quite well in pancakes – but sometimes you don’t want it. Does Virgin Coconut Oil Taste the Same as Refined Coconut Oil? Help!Â, It seemed to me that something is missing. and with enough liquid/oil to balance its highly absorbent nature. I tried this recipe with coconut flour instead of x flour, and it turned out terribly dry and crumbly. Shape each piece of dough into a ball. So frustrating, especially coming from a recipe on a package. No cookies BEATS coconut-flour cookies. The only thing I substituted was I used coconut flour instead of millet flour. I can’t have almond flour or rice flour…. But the questions continued to pop up and the dismayed coconut-flour-fail comments continued to pour in, so it’s time to give crazy ol’ coconut flour a fun-loving (but slightly serious) roast post. It doesn’t work. Let … I tried a recipe for homemade dog treats using coconut flour. That being said you can mask the flavour fairly well if you use it alongside other strong flavours or spices like: … It’s a delicate balance and the reason coconut flour works best in combination with other GF flours. Swedish meatballs, that sounds interesting. The pancakes are not very sturdy, so should be kept small, but are very good. 😂love this. Haha, oh no! Coconut flour does take some getting used to, but as long as you read my tips, you should see an improvement. (I had many coconut flour fails myself when starting out with gf baking ;) ), I love this! However, coconut sugar does retain quite a bit of the nutrients found in the coconut palm. Hi, Nick! Do u have any suggestions because was very tasty just attempting to get the consistency correct. —Comment on Oat Cookies recipe. Is there anything quite as frustrating than receiving a negative comment about a recipe, only to find out that the person substituted ingredients, or didn’t follow the instructions? Surprisingly, coconut sugar tastes nothing like the coconut fruit itself. Now I know lol.Â, I made these for breakfast – dinner tonight and I’m not sure what went wrong but it was bad news. What a great idea of yours to record all the mishaps. When I tasted them I wondered if all vegan muffins taste this weird. Your email address will not be published. It was the coconut flour that went wrong. So in fact, it’s more that soap tastes like coconut oil, not vice versa! Coconut flour develops a slightly bitter taste once it is rancid, so watch out for that too. This was awesome :). xo Ashley. If your recipe calls for one, can you use the other? Also, trying to cook coconut flour-based with yeast just will not work: yeast feeds on starchy, sugary normal flour. For reference, almond flour has a more intense flavor than coconut flour. Thank you so much! I addressed the fact that coconut flour requires far more liquid and/or oil/fat than other flours in the beginning of the post. During baking and cooking however, the coconut flavor will often times be very subtle or take on whatever flavor it is being cooked with. Your email address will not be published. I made the worst chocolate cookies ever with my coconut flour!! Because in my nearly seven years of blogging experience, nothing is a more ferocious destroyer of delicious things than coconut flour. I have 1/2 the dough still in the bowl, is there anyway to salvage it into something decent? Doesn’t coconut flour Brown? Psychologist turned plant-passionate recipe writer + cookbook author. You could also try using a fruit/veggie puree, too—maybe applesauce, mashed banana, sweet potato puree, butternut squash puree, etc.—if you don’t want to increase the oil too much. ❤️As a fellow food blogger I have had so many comments like your examples above. Marje. Do NOT follow this link or you will be banned from the site! I’m wondering if the problem is the flour..I used coconut flour instead of almond. Foodie Pro & The Genesis Framework, 2-Ingredient Coconut Flour Tortillas {vegan, keto, oil-free}, This post may contain affiliate links. Did I do something wrong?Â, Hi I just made this and found it very crumbly and dry. Why? Lol I just made a huckleberry loaf with coconut flour and I added poppy seeds, lemon juice and zest to cover up the truvia taste and it was really dry so I added some yogurt, water, 1 more egg and cream. Coconut flour. They taste great but aren’t holding up! Stir together until it is almost combined, then add the coconut … Such an a$$pain, lol. What is missing in the recipe? I used coconut flour – would that have been the problem?Â, I followed all the directions exactly, except I used coconut flour instead of almond (my husband doesn’t like almonds). Two different recipes, but one was a banana muffin recipe on the back of the actual package. If I had a penny for every time a kind soul commented or emailed with something along the lines of…. I’m honestly not sure since what you’re referring to isn’t a combination I’ve ever tried myself, but it’s likely that the combination of ingredients simply reacted poorly with one another. I’d have to know more about the recipe and any substitutions you made (guessing coconut flour was one but for which flour?) Coconut flour is made from dried and ground coconut flesh. Maybe next time I’ll use silicon muffin liners or parchment paper and check my math! Like an apple soup with a hard caramel crust…WTF?! It came out very crumbly and I’m not sure why. Non Allergenic: Like I mentioned, grain free baked goods usually rely on almond flour. Stop the coconut flour madness!!! I add loooottttsss of vanilla to mine. I used to always dry my scraped coconut and create my own flour and by doing that I never had much trouble using it in my baking. Use a mini muffin pan with … This is such an expensive way to bake and especially when it’s an epic failure. One of the most common substitution questions I get asked is, “Can I substitute coconut flour for x flour?” The answer is always and forever a NO of epically firm, unwavering proportions. Big mess and tons of wasted ingredients. Coconut flour can work on its own in carefully crafted recipes and with extra oil/fat to compensate for its drying effects. Have to say, I’m not entirely sure because I’ve never used homemade coconut flour (so neat that you make it), but I’d say the safest bet is to always use it in conjunction with other flours and to avoid subbing it 1:1 for any other flour. If you’re not crazy about the taste of coconut it may take a little adjusting to get used to. Ha. Mix in a few tbsp’s with the sliced apples. The Benefits of Coconut Flour. I have had 3 fails with my coconut flour. Oh my God, this made me laugh so much. Maybe it wasn’t insanity… Maybe it was post-traumatic suppression where I tried to ignore the memory of the first time I made the exact same mistake… Dry.. crumbly… Couldn’t taste my choc chips, butter, nor vanilla. I didn’t have any coconut butter, so I used coconut flour and coconut oil.Â, Oh my, they came out very crumbly, what could’ve happened? Ever. Do you think that matters? —Comment on Grain-Free Raspberry Chocolate Chip Muffins, Was tasty but [mine] did not look like ur pic. Hilarious Ashley. OK maybe I get a little bit too much lemon juice no that would’ve made it you know a little tangier nope that wasn’t it a little bit of coconut flour that I used in my cheesecake completely took the flavor away so after reading this blog I come to the complete conclusion that coconut flour should not be substituted for flower thank you for sharing everything, Michelle, I feel your pain. Stayed mushy. Cook the tortilla for 2 to 3 minutes until it begins to puff and the bottom is browned in spots (when you lift tortilla with a spatula). Yes, I would up the oil/fat in the recipe significantly to accommodate. Flip the tortilla and cook the other side for 2 to 3 minutes longer until puffed and golden brown in spots. Heehee, this article cracked me up! So I make eight delicious cheesecake it’s very time-consuming it takes about four hours from start to finish with baking it and then you have to let it sit as anyone knows with cheesecake. While Virgin (unrefined) Coconut Oil boasts a delicious, tropical coconut scent and flavor, Refined Coconut Oil has a … Girl, it’s not you or the directions, it’s the coconut flour. Does this cake taste like coconut? Great recipe for Coconut Flour Flatbread. Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Off to the store to buy almond flour to try again.Â, I hope you enjoyed reading this light-hearted and random post as much as I enjoyed putting it together. Mild in taste, its texture is similar to other flours. You’ve destroyed too many delicious things without remorse. I substituted my 2 tablespoons of flour with coconut flour and my cheesecake did not taste like cheesecake it was moist but the cheesecake flavor was completely gone and I kept running through my head thinking what did I do different I used Himalaya salt the people know that would’ve done it ! Not really. And I don’t know about other coconut flour but the one I bought is so grainy it’s a choking hazard. 1st time was almond flour, 2nd was almond and coconut and 3rd time just coconut flour and heavy whipping cream panade. The dough was SOOOO crumbly. The recipe calls for very minimal flour. But I thought…what the Shell, I’ll give it another try, maybe I’m just doing something wrong in previous dishes. Mixing it with other flavors like chocolate or using flavor extracts can easily mask the coconutty taste. I used Coconut flour would that had been the cause? -3 tbsp coconut flour. They have a tiny tiny hint of coconut when you smell them, but when paired with other food, the smell completely disappears. I was hoping coconut was the answer but after reading this I see it isn’t. What sucks is it’s not just the flour itself, but different BRANDS vary too! You can buy a small quantity and test it out. Heck, if I had a penny for every time coconut flour single-handedly destroyed my own baking attempts, I’d have at least 30 cents. I couldn’t find the flour anywhere after I had already mixed everything together (also I cheated and bought a frozen store-bought crust sshhhhh, Full time mom with a full time job = store bought crust, okay?). It is high in fiber and has a slightly sweet, coconut flavor. Would that be the reason? I feel better after reading your article. That can be the other issue. Will keep experimenting LOL. Maybe it’s time to dump it to eliminate the temptation. Anyway, thanks for bringing a little humor to my day. It was an expensive waste of money, along with all the other rubbish I bought when going keto. I’ve received so many questions and comments like the one above, that I started adding notes to recipes in an effort to preemptively deter any unassuming coconut-flour owners from making the swap. I once tried to make gluten-free pasta by mixing together flax eggs, olive oil, water, and you guessed it, coconut flour. In a small mixing bowl, whisk the coconut flour, psyllium husk and (optional) salt, breaking up any lumps in the coconut flour. (Coconut flour is naturally a bit coarse) Not all of the coconut flour that you put in the blender will become fine. Made a mess of my kitchen – crumbs everywhere! (2) Add 1/4 cup coconut flour to your smoothies to use as a protein supplement, or just to add more taste and a thicker texture. This is good to know…I generally am consistent in sticking to the flour listed however there are times I have been tempted because I happen to have some for something I made who knows when. This post amazes me and puzzles me at the same time because I just got into baking and my best friend is celiac, she can’t have gluten so I thought I’d pick up some good old coconut flour. As for coconut flour, I used the one from Nutiva. Hi, Brenda! I'm on a low carb diet, but I'm not willing to sacrifice all carbs, so I picked up a bag of coconut flour, and made myself some flatbread. The consistency looked very good and the taste was nice. These characteristic flavors can sometimes be great — they can be delicious in cookies, pancakes, mug cakes, and keto bread recipes. So I tried this recipe. Also, using a blend of flour … Anyway long story short WHY WERE MY PASTRIES SOGGY?! Oh, I’m dying. Oops! There's no getting around it, there will be a difference in flavor and texture when baking with coconut flour compared to baking with regular wheat flour. Yes donut and brownie fail and everything else I tried coconut flour I’m breaking up with you forever, I got a good laugh as I have had some of these things happen to me, but it really can be done. It was a coconut berry cake for my daughters birthday and I substituted a large amount of the flour with coconut flour and it turned into a dry brick of a cake. This is super helpful for whole food bakers! My kind regards, Kalina. There’s a huge list of coconut flour recipes … Hi, Kalina! ! —Comment on Paleo Blueberry Scone recipe, I’ve just cooked these as a treat for my Husband. If so, that’s another great option, especially raw buckwheat flour. Then I made a stroganoff gravy with bone broth, onion, crimini and wild forged golden chantrelles and thickend with arrowroot, except it was the freaking coconut flour I grabbed and dumped in my HW cream which when I mixed it turned into something like coconut butter so more cream and arrowroot lol BF said it was really good this morning so at least my fails are winning. An entire afternoon gone. Hats off to you for writing about it. This may be a very stupid question, but my husband and I are doing keto and he HATES coconut with a passion. Def sharing! Hats off to cooking bloggers; I’m in awe at your tenacity through all the nonsense comments you’re subjected to by people who should just use mixes and eat fast food. Rather than throw away my coconut flour I made one last attempt at shortbread biscuits. Because of coconut flour’s absorbency, you will need to add extra liquid when using it as a white flour substitute. I could barely roll it out. If that happens, discard the product immediately. HaHa! It’s so delicious and EASY. That means it does taste a little like coconut, so whether you can taste it in the finished product or not really depends on a few things: what percentage of your recipe the coconut flour entails; what other flavors there are in the recipe; whether YOU like coconut or … In the end we crumbled it over plain greek yogurt and it tasted great but not at all like a scone. Please read my, « Creamy Cashew Salad Dressing {oil-free vinaigrette}, 2-Ingredient Cassava Flour Tortillas {oil-free, vegan} ». There’s nothing more frustrating then putting your time, effort and other quality ingredients into a recipe and having it fail. I will try a different brand and see if that helps. Took about a gallon of water and two glasses of red wine to erase that mistake from my mouth. i LOOKED UP TO SEE THE SHELF LIFE OF THE COCONUT FLOUR BUT COULDNT FIND MUCH EXCEPT IT LASTS ABOUT 9 MO TO A YEAR AND THIS WAS NOT IN MY CUPBOARD MORE THAN A COUPLE OF MONTHS..i THINK IM JUST GONNA STICK TO ALMOND FLOUR AND FLAX MEAL FOR SURE! I used coconut flour entirely and added banana and cinnamon. I used coconut flour, cause had it already. Try to measure it by weight. A quick Google search for “‘I used coconut flour’ dry crumbly,” turned up not one but 19 instances of coconut flour destruction within the first few pages alone: This is exactly what happened to me. I used a little more of the coconut flour than I would normal flour in the recipe, knowing how weak it is at doing it’s job as a “flour.” The whole pie was runny on the inside! Ha. Paid a fortune for this POS flour so I will just let it rot in my pantry so I don’t feel bad. If you don’t have the correct ingredients, go find a recipe that calls for the ingredients you do have! ; Add the water to the bowl, stirring until combined. It’s so highly absorbent that it will suck the life (and liquid) out of baked goods unless it’s used incredibly sparingly, in conjunction with other flours, or alongside considerably more oil/butter/eggs/liquid than typical flours. Coconut flour contains a huge amount of fiber - and that makes it absorbs a lot of liquid. Should have not made a difference. Nope. Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. Likely though, you’ll need to add a lot more liquid or oil. Coconut flour is totally different as it has a hint of coconut flavor. I love this so much! I am not sure what I did wrong. I am baking it now, I hope it will be as good as everyone says.Â, Uh, I’m making this now. Coconut flour is far more absorbent than white flour; it will soak much of the liquid in a recipe. At least it’s edible, which isn’t too bad for my first coconut flour recipe and fail in one fail swoop! It’s not you, it’s coconut flour. Hi, Emily! Because coconut flour fails happen. (And sometimes phallically arranged coconut flour pancake fails happen, too.). Last updated Jun 23, 2020 | Published on Mar 5, 2017. Tastes amazing. They might have it in bulk. ME AND M Y HUSBAND BOTH RAN FOR THE TRASH CAN TO SPIT IT OUT! Coconut flour: An excellent flour substitute. Do you think it was the flour? —Comment on Jumbo Raspberry Chocolate Chip Muffins recipe, I tried to make these, but mine were so dry! Mix in a few tbsp’s for the crumbly topping.  I just made them following the recipe except I used coconut flour. Flavour coconut flour well (no one likes dull pancakes), ensure you use enough eggs and allow the batter to stand for a while so the coconut flour can swell and absorb the liquids. About 1/3 coconut to white flour, and an extra egg and extra milk to the batter. 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