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How to Make Sunflower Seed Flour

Sunflower seed flour makes a low carb, nut-free replacement for almond flour. It's easy to make your own at home and save money! Great for those with nut allergies.

Course Side Dish
Cuisine Bread
Prep Time 10 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 1 1/4 cup flour
Calories 165 kcal


  • Raw sunflower seeds (I used Bob's Red Mill)

You will also need:

  • Coffee Grinder
  • Open-mesh sieve the holes need to be big enough for the flour to fall through
  • Medium Bowl


  1. Set an open mesh sieve over a medium bowl.
  2. Pour 1 cup of sunflower seeds into your coffee grinder and grind for 10 to 20 seconds. Don't grind too long, or you may end up with sunflower seed butter.
  3. Pour ground seeds into sieve and shake vigorously, then return remaining seed pieces back into coffee grinder. Repeat until almost all the sunflower seeds are finely ground.
  4. 1 cup of seeds makes approximately 1 1/4 cups flour.
  5. Store in an airtight bag or container in the fridge or freezer.

Recipe Video

Recipe Notes

Make 5 servings. Each serving has 2.44 g NET CARBS.

Food energy: 165kcal
Total fat: 14.55g
Calories from fat: 130
Cholesterol: --
Carbohydrate: 5.52g
Total dietary fiber: 3.08g
Protein: 4.61g

Nutrition Facts
How to Make Sunflower Seed Flour
Amount Per Serving (1 g)
Calories 165 Calories from Fat 131
% Daily Value*
Fat 14.55g22%
Carbohydrates 5.52g2%
Fiber 3.08g12%
Protein 4.61g9%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.