Updated: Apr 13
Teff Cookie Recipe — Calcium + Iron Rich!
Sugar Free — Gluten Free — Vegan
Are you looking for treat that you can whip up in 10 minutes for the whole family? Follow the recipe below, and enjoy your cookie knowing you have made it with wholesome and nourishing ingredients.
1 cup teff flour
½ cup almond flour
¼ tsp sea salt
3 mashed bananas
½ cup melted coconut oil
½ cup tahini/ or almond butter/ cashew butter/ peanut butter (your choice!)
Oven 180, line a baking tray
Mix the dry
Mix the wet
Spoon onto tray in cookie shape
Sprinkle with sesame seeds or nuts of your choosing
Bake for 9-12 minutes
Transfer to a baking rack to cool
Note: They will harden upon cooling
What is Teff?
Teff is a traditional grain in Ethiopia and one of the country’s staple foods. It belongs to the grass family, and is also the world's smallest grain, measuring just 1/100 the size of a wheat kernel. CUTE!
It’s highly nutritious and naturally gluten-free. It’s also commonly made into a flour for cooking and baking.
What does it taste like?
Earthy, nutty, sweet.
How can you use teff flour?
Teff can be cooked and eaten as a whole grain or ground into flour.
You can use teff flour in place of wheat flour in numerous dishes, such as pancakes, cookies, cakes, muffins, and bread, as well as gluten-free egg noodles
Nutrition Info for 100g
Protein: 12.2 grams
Fat: 3.7 grams
Carbs: 70.7 grams
Fiber: 12.2 grams
Iron: 37% of the Daily Value (DV)
Calcium: 11% of the DV
Are there any downsides to teff?
Given that the production of teff flour is currently limited, it’s more expensive than other gluten-free flours.
Let me know if you have any questions and if you enjoy using this flour. Ally X