Carob powder is the ground pod of Ceratonia siliqua trees. It is used as a cocoa alternative due to its similar flavour, though slightly sweeter and caramel-like.

Health considerations

Carob flour is very low in fat and a source of fiber, B vitamins, potassium, calcium, copper, iron, and magnesium. Carob contains no caffeine or theobromine.

Keep in mind

Individuals allergic to cocoa may consider carob as an alternative.

May be found in

Carob chips, sold as is, ice cream, chocolate


Self Nutrition Data

Alternative Spellings and Names

Carob flour

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