Baking With Oat Flour (Simple and Delicious Recipes)

If you’re looking for a gluten-free alternative to wheat flour, try baking with oat flour! Oat flour is loaded with nutrients and has a subtly sweet, nutty flavor with a hint of earthiness.

Oat Flour

Oat flour works well in a wide variety of baked goods such as cakes, cookies, and muffins. Here’s a list of easy and delicious oat flour recipes:

1. Oat Flour Cake

A cake made with oat flour on a white platter with two slices cut.
Cake Made With Oat Flour

This oat flour cake is subtly sweet, moist, and flavorful. It’s gluten free, dairy free, egg free, and vegan. This delicious cake is perfect for a make-head breakfast, snack, or dessert. Oat Flour Cake Recipe

2. Oat Flour Banana Muffins

Five oat flour banana muffins on a white plate against a tile back splash.
Oat Flour Banana Muffins

These oat flour banana muffins are great for using up ripe bananas. These tasty muffins are so easy to make. They freeze well which makes them perfect for meal prepping. Oat Flour Banana Muffins Recipe

3. Vegan Applesauce Oat Flour Muffins

Vegan Applesauce muffins in paper baking cups on a white plate.
Applesauce Oat Flour Muffins

These oat flour applesauce muffins are gluten-free and vegan. They’re nutritious and easy to prepare. These delicious muffins are great for breakfast, brunch, or as a snack. Applesauce Oat Flour Muffins Recipe

4. Vegan Oat Flour Cookies

A white plate piled with vegan oat flour cookies against a white background.
Vegan Oat Flour Cookies

These delicious vegan cookies made with oat flour have crispy edges and chewy middles. They’re nutrient dense and flavorful. These yummy cookies are a must try. Vegan Oat Flour Cookies Recipe

5. Savory Vegan Sweet Potato Casserole

Savory vegan sweet potato casserole in a square glass baking dish.
Sweet Potato Casserole With Oat Flour Topping

This mouthwatering sweet potato casserole has a crispy topping made with oat flour, fresh sage, and pecans. This casserole is perfect for the holidays or any time you’re in the mood for a cozy, comfort food dish. It’s easy to make and so delicious. Savory Vegan Sweet Potato Casserole Recipe

6. Gluten-Free Oat Flour Blackberry Muffins

Eight gluten-free blackberry muffins on a white plate.
Gluten-Free Oat Flour Blackberry Muffins

These gluten-free oat flour muffins are bursting with fresh, juicy blackberries. They’re such a delicious make-ahead breakfast. Or add them to the kids’ lunchboxes or take them to work for a snack. Gluten-Free Blackberry Muffins Recipe

7. Vegan Oat Flour Pancakes

Three vegan oat flour pancakes with blackberries and maple syrup.

While pancakes technically don’t count as baking, I still wanted to include them in this list of oat flour recipes. These yummy pancakes are hardy and flavorful. They’re perfect for breakfast or brunch on the weekends. Vegan Oat Flour Pancakes Recipe

Making Oat Flour Out of Whole Oats

You can buy oat flour ready-made at many grocery stores (or purchase it online) or you can make it yourself at home using a blender or food processor. To make oat flour at home, add rolled oats to a blender or food processor, then blend for approximately two minutes or until a powdery, flour-like texture is achieved. Be sure to use oat flour or rolled oats that are labelled gluten free if that is a requirement for you, since oats are often cross contaminated with wheat otherwise.

So give some of these easy, delicious recipes a try and enjoy baking with oat flour!

A loaf cake made with oat flour on a white plate with two thick slices cut.

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