Carob Flour is a type of flour resembling cocoa powder, that is made by milling the dried pod of the Carob Tree, a Meditteranean evergreen tree.
Carob Flour is a starchy flour with a sweet bean-like flavor. It is low in fat, high in carbohydrates and dietary fiber. It is also a moderate source of protein and a good source of niacin and calcium.
Often used as a substitute for cocoa and chocolate in making candies and shakes, Carob flour is also good for use in cookies, cakes, desserts and cereal.