6 Ways To Use Oats in Gluten-Free Bakes

BY FOODACIOUSLY

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Oats in Baking

Oats are a wonderful gluten-free alternative to wheat flour in baking. They give flavour, moisture, and a nice chewy finish to bakes.

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Oats Flakes or Oat Flour?

Whole oats are perfect for cookies, bars, and garnishes, while finely ground oats (aka oat flour) work well in cakes, pies, and muffins.

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Tips and Recipes

We rounded up 6 easy and delicious ways to use oats in gluten-free bakes, with recipe ideas and helpful tips to get the best results every time!

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1

Chewy Oatmeal Cookies

Without gluten, oats don't hold too well. So, mix them with a sticky binder like nut butter or chia-egg. Swipe up and see how we've made this brilliant cookie dough!

2

Oat Banana Muffins

Oat muffins require extra baking powder to fluff up nicely. Tap below and discover our easy recipe with creamy bananas — it's gluten-free, vegan, and sugar-free!

3

Oats Apple Strudel

Not just for cookies and muffins, oats are great in shortcrust too. Here, we mixed them with a little almond flour for a crunchier and flakier dough. Give it a go!

4

Lemon Oat Cake

Gluten-free cakes with oats are a little trickier. The sponge can come out too dense and moist. But no worries, we sorted it out in this brilliant lemony cake. Try it!

5

Fudgy Oat Brownies

The density of oats may be a downside in cakes, but in brownies, it's a plus! Say hello to our ultra gooey, chocolaty oat brownies. Gluten-free and irresistible!

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6

Oats in Pie Crusts

And finally, a good gluten-free pie crust. Oats can do that too! We've made ours ultra healthy and wholesome, no sugar or oil needed. Check it out!

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