Last Updated on January 19, 2023 by Edible Alchemy Foods
If you’re gluten-free or grain-free, you may be wondering if you can use almond flour to make a roux. A roux is a mixture of flour and fat that’s used to thicken sauces, and it’s a key ingredient in many classic French dishes. While you can’t use almond flour to make a traditional roux, you can use it to create a similar thickening agent.
Keep reading to learn how to make an almond flour roux.
There are a lot of different kinds of flour out there, and it can be tough to know which one to use for what. If you’re looking to make a roux, you might be wondering if almond flour is a good option.
The answer is yes! You can absolutely use almond flour to make a roux. In fact, it’s a great option if you’re looking for a gluten-free roux.
To make a roux with almond flour, you’ll want to start by whisking together equal parts of flour and fat. I like to use almond flour and ghee, but you could also use coconut oil or butter. Once the flour and fat are combined, you’ll slowly add in your liquid of choice until you reach the desired consistency.
If you’re new to making roux, it’s important to keep in mind that it can take a little practice to get the perfect consistency. But once you’ve got the hang of it, you’ll be able to make delicious, creamy sauces and gravies using almond flour. So don’t be afraid to give it a try!
Can you thicken sauce with almond flour?
Are you looking for a way to thicken your sauce without using flour? Well, you can use almond flour! Almond flour is a type of flour that is made from almonds. It is a gluten-free flour and it is also low in carbs. You can use it to make a roux, which is a sauce thickener.
To make a roux, you will need:
1/4 cup of almond flour
1/4 cup of water
1 tablespoon of butter
1 tablespoon of oil
Start by heating the butter and oil in a saucepan over medium heat. Once the butter has melted, add the almond flour and stir until it is well combined. Then, add the water and continue to stir until the mixture thickens.
You can use this roux to thicken any type of sauce. It is a great way to make a healthy and delicious sauce without using flour. Give it a try the next time you need to thicken a sauce!