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Gluten Free Vegan Coffee Cake

2 Reviews

  • Egg Free
  • Dairy Free
  • Gluten Free
  • Vegetarian
  • Vegan

About the bake

Having allergies or intolerances can make it difficult to still enjoy your favourite cakes. Coffee cake is one of my all time favourites and we've developed a new and delicious recipe that is gluten free and vegan! Hope you enjoy it as much as I did!

40Total Time
15Prep Time
25Bake Time
12Serves
Easy

Method

  1. Step 1:

    Preheat the oven to 160°C and prepare two 20cm sandwich tins (greased and lined).

  2. Step 2:

    Prepare the flax seed 'eggs' by adding 10 tbsp of warm water to 5 tbsp of ground flax seeds.

     

  3. Step 3:

    Cream the vegan margarine and dark muscovado sugar together. Gently fold in the gluten free self-raising flour, baking powder and camp coffee.

  4. Step 4:

    Chop the walnuts into chunky pieces and fold into the cake mixture. 

  5. Step 5:

    Split the mixture evenly between the two sandwich tins and place into the pre-heated oven.

    Bake the cakes until a skewer comes out clean, about 20-25 minutes.

  6. Step 6:

    While the cakes are cooling, make the coffee buttercream. 

    Beat the vegan margarine, stir in the Camp coffee syrup and water. Gradually mix in the icing sugar until you reach a fluffy buttercream consistency.

  7. Step 7:

    Once the cakes are cooled, sandwich the cake together with half of the coffee buttercream.

    Then top the cake with the remaining coffee buttercream and decorate with walnuts.

Ingredients

  • For the Coffee Cake

    • 285g Billington's Unrefined Dark Muscovado Sugar
    • 285g Doves farm gluten free self-raising flour
    • 5 tbsp Flax seeds (ground)
    • 285g Vegan margarine or butter
    • 2 tbsp Camp coffee syrup
    • 100g Walnuts (halves)
    • 10 tbsp Warm water
    • 1 tsp Doves farm gluten free baking powder
  • For the Coffee Buttercream

    • 90g Vegan margarine or butter
    • 2 tbsp Camp coffee syrup
    • 450g Silver Spoon Icing Sugar
    • 1 tbsp Water
    • 100g Walnuts (halves)

Utensils

  • 2 x 20 cm sandwich tins

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