Coffee Flavoured Cake Vegan Gluten-free

Coffee Flavoured Cake Vegan Gluten-free

A cake with coffee not just for coffee.
Prep Time 1 hr
Cook Time 30 mins
Course Dessert
Servings 12


  • food processor,blender,cake tin 9x2 inch square or something similar


For the batter

  • 2 tbsp flaxseed
  • 2 tbsp chia seed
  • 200 gr walnuts
  • 320 gr oat flour
  • 140 gr soft dark sugar
  • tsp baking powder
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • 140 gr melted coconut oil
  • 2 tsp instant espresso +110 ml water

For the frosting

  • 200 gr caju or walnuts
  • 5 tbsp dairy free spread
  • 8 tbsp maple syrup
  • 6-7 tbsp almond milk


Let's make the batter

  • Prepare the chia/flaxseed egg mixing with 8 tbsp water.Set aside for 15 minutes
  • Preheat oven to 180°C / 160°C fan / 350°F
  • Use a food processor to ground the walnuts and the oats if necessary.
  • In a large bowl mix the ground walnuts,oat flour,sugar,baking powder and salt.
  • Use a fork or your fingers to smash the lumps and to even out the dry mixture.
  • Add the brewed coffee,melted coconut oil and the flaxseed/chia egg.
  • If you think you need more moisture you can add a little bit of almond milk.
  • Transfer the batter in a tin of your choice.
  • Bake for 30 minutes until the edges are golden brown.
  • Set aside to cool completely.
  • Once cooled cut the cake to your preference and then spread the frosting over and decorate.

Let's make the frosting

  • Blend all the ingredients together until smooth.If the mixture is too soft refrigerate for 30-60 minutes.
  • Spread over the cooled cake and decorate with melted dairy free chocolate or anything else of your preference.
  • Cut the cake before to your preference before spreading the frosting.


  • This is not a kid-friendly recipe.Beware of the amount of coffee contained and do not consume the cake in the evening or at night if you are sensitive to caffeine.

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