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Vegan Coffee Cake with Apple Cinnamon Streusel is tilted forward with two slices sitting on a gold and white abstract patterned napkin and a white plate. A fork at the ready
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Vegan Coffee Cake with Apple Cinnamon Streusel

Vegan Coffee Cake with Apple Cinnamon Streusel has a nice thick layer of fruity streusel topping.
Course Breakfast
Cuisine Coffee Cake
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 45 minutes
Total Time 55 minutes
Servings 8 Servings
Calories 366kcal
Author Ginny McMeans


For the Topping:

  • ½ cup organic granulated sugar
  • ½ cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 ½ teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • ¼ cup dairy free butter, softened

For the Cake:

  • 1 tablespoon chia seed meal or flax seed meal mixed with 3 tablespoons water
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • ½ cup organic granulated sugar
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ¾ cup dairy free milk
  • ¼ cup dairy free butter, melted
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Apple Layer:

  • 1 ½ cups apple, diced very small, you could also grate it


  • Preheat oven to 375°F,  Lightly oil or butter a 9" square baking pan.
  • Place the four streusel ingredients into a bowl and mash together with the back of as fork.  You should leave it a little lumpy.
  • Mix the chia seed or flax seed meal together with the water and set aside to gel.
  • To a large bowl add the flour, sugar, baking powder, salt, dairy free butter and milk, vanilla, and chia seed mixture.  Mix until well combined.
  • Pour into the prepared pan and spread evenly.
  • Prepare the apple, peeled and grated or diced.  This is done at the last minute to keep the apple from turning brown.
  • Sprinkle the apple evenly over the batter mixture.
  • Evenly spread the streusel mixture over the top of the apple.
  • Bake at 375° for 40 to 45 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean after inserting in the center of the cake.  Remove from oven and let cool for 10 minutes.


Serving: 1Serving | Calories: 366kcal | Carbohydrates: 65g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 8g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 239mg | Potassium: 199mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 33g | Vitamin A: 550IU | Vitamin C: 1.1mg | Calcium: 72mg | Iron: 2.1mg