How to Make Oat Flour

What is Oat Flour?

Oat flour is a whole-grain flour made from rolled oats. It is rich in nutrients such as manganese, molybdenum, phosphorous, copper, biotin, vitamin B1, magnesium, chromium, and fiber.

How to Make Oat Flour

Making oat flour is very simple! It requires just 1 ingredient, 1 blender, and 5 minutes.

Simply add rolled oats to a blender and blitz for about 15 seconds until you have a fine, powdery flour.

How to Use Oat Flour in Recipes

Now that you’ve seen how simple it is to make oat flour, it’s time to put it to use!

Oat flour works well in recipes that require a dense texture and mild, slightly sweet flavor. We typically like to use a mix of flours in a recipe in order to achieve the ideal texture and flavor.

Here are some of our favorite recipes using oat flour as an ingredient:

Life-Changing Banana Walnut Pancakes (GF)Chocolate Chocolate Chip Pancakes (GF)Peanut Butter Flaxseed PancakesGluten-Free Vegan Breakfast CookiesFudgy Gluten-Free Chocolate Cake1-Bowl Chocolate Zucchini BreadVegan Cherry Dark Chocolate Chip Muffins

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How to Make Oat Flour

Simple tutorial on how to make oat flour. Great for gluten-free baking with just 1 blender, 1 ingredient, and 5 minutes required.
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5 from 3 votes Prep Time 5 minutes Total Time 5 minutes Servings 6 (1/4-cup servings)Course Helpful How-toCuisine Baking, Gluten-Free, VeganFreezer Friendly 3 monthsDoes it keep? 1 Month

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US Customary – Metric1 ½ cups rolled oats (gluten-free friendly as needed)


Add oats to a high-speed blender and blend on high until a fine, powdery flour is achieved — about 15 seconds (it’s fast!). Be careful not to overblend or the oat flour will get clumpy.Check your blender for bits of oats and continue blending, occasionally removing your blender from the base and shaking to ensure all oats are well blended.Transfer to a jar or container and store up to 1 month unrefrigerated, often longer. See above for recipe suggestions.



*Nutrition information is a rough estimate.

Nutrition (1 of 6 servings)

Serving: 1 quarter-cup servings Calories: 77 Carbohydrates: 13.7 g Protein: 2.7 g Fat: 1.3 g Saturated Fat: 0.2 g Sodium: 1 mg Potassium: 74 mg Fiber: 2 g Sugar: 0.2 g

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