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Try This Gluten-Free + Dairy-Free Cinnamon Streusel Coffee Cake
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June 25, 2021

Hey guys!

Eggs and smoothie bowls are amazing, but you know I loveeee my sweets! The kind of breakfast that doubles as a sweet snack later in the day too. The trick is finding something that satisfies my cravings for something sweet and cakey, but ALSO keeps me full with sustainable energy (plz no energy crash at 10am).

Would you think Cinnamon Coffee Cake would check those boxes? I didn’t either, until I perfected this recipe. It’s gluten, dairy and sugar-free. which leaves me feeling great even if I eat a huge piece (I always do). But it’s alsooooo warm and cinnamon-y and has that classic crunch from the streusel. And of course I didn’t forget the most important part – THE GLAZE.

slice of gluten and dairy free cinnamon coffee cake with streusel and sugar free glaze on white plate with whole cake in background

My favorite part about this recipe is how meal prep-friendly it is. Mug cakes are usually my go-to, but this recipe makes enough to have snacks on hand alllll weeeeek!

Anyways, I think you get the point. This gluten-free Cinnamon Coffee Cake is AMAZING!

Also -this recipe works for the 90 Day Journey too! It’s dairy-free, gluten-free, refined sugar-free, and easily vegan if you replace the egg with a chia or flax egg. If you want more recipes just like this, try out my 90 Day Journey Meal Plans!

You ready?!! Let’s make Cinnamon Coffee Cake!! 

slice of gluten and dairy free cinnamon coffee cake with streusel and sugar free glaze on white plate

Here’s Your Gluten Free Dairy Free Cinnamon Coffee Cake Recipe! 

*Recipe adapted from Sweet As Honey

Ingredients:

For The Cake Batter

2 cups Almond Flour
1/4 cup Coconut Flour
1/3 cup + 2 tablespoons Monk Fruit Sugar (can use Stevia but may need to adjust to taste)
2 teaspoons Baking Powder
1/4 teaspoon salt
3 Large Eggs, at room temperature
2 teaspoons Vanilla Extract, at room temperature
1/2 cup Melted Dairy-Free Unsalted Butter (or melted coconut oil)
1/3 cup Unsweetened Almond Milk, at room temperature

For The Cinnamon Streusel 

1 cup Almond Flour
1/3 cup Erythritol
1/3 cup Melted Non-Dairy Butter or Coconut Oil
1 tablespoon Ground Cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon Ground Nutmeg
2 teaspoons Instant Espresso (optional)
1/2 cup Chopped Walnuts (optional)

For The Sugar-Free Glaze

1 cup monk fruit sweetener
2 Tbsp coconut oil, softened
3-6 Tbsp coconut or almond milk to reach desired consistency

Instructions:

  1. Preheat your oven to 350 degrees F. Line a 9-inch square baking pan with parchment paper.
  2. Prepare the cinnamon streusel by combining all streusel ingredients in a small bowl. Set aside.

For The Cake Batter

  1. In a large mixing bowl, whisk together the flours, baking powder, salt and sweetner until well combined.
  2. In a separate bowl, beat the eggs with the melted, cooled dairy-free butter. Add almond milk and vanilla and continue to mix until combined.
  3. Add liquid ingredients to the bowl with dry ingredients and gently stir until just combined. Don’t overmix! Batter will be thick.

Build Your Cinnamon Streusel Coffee Cake! 

  1. Spread half of the cake batter into your prepared pan.
  2. Sprinkle half of the cinnamon streusel over the batter.
  3. Top with the remaining batter.
  4. Sprinkle remaining streusel on top of the cake.
  5. Bake 30-40 minutes, until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean.
  6. Cool for at least 10 minutes before removing from the pan, using the parchment paper to lift.
  7. While the cake cools (this will take an hour or so),  stir together the glaze ingredients until you reach your desired consistency and there are no clumps.
  8. When the cake is completely cool, drizzle on that glaze!
slice of gluten and dairy free cinnamon coffee cake with streusel and sugar free glaze on white plate with bite on a fork

I can’t wait for you to try this! Whatever you do, don’t skip the streusel or glaze. AHHH so good.

When you make this, tag me on Instagram or let me know in the comments! This gluten free Cinnamon Streusel Coffee Cake Recipe will melt in your mouth.

If you have a sweet tooth, there are more healthy desserts like this one in my 90 Day Journey Meal Plans!

21 thoughts on “Try This Gluten-Free + Dairy-Free Cinnamon Streusel Coffee Cake”

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  1. Angel says:

    Hello! Would like to know how many servings this recipe makes and nutrition facts if possible? Thank you 🙂 Much love!

  2. Pamela says:

    This is one of the best cakes I have ever had. I left out the glaze because I prefer it without glaze. It absolutely does not taste “diety.” Try it

  3. Carissa says:

    I absolutely LOVE this recipie! My dad (who is not a super healthy eater and feels like healthy desserts aren’t “real” desesrts) tried it and loved it as well and is asking for more haha. Thanks!

  4. Vanita says:

    Hey Cassey, I have a doubt. Due to regular workout, the skin of my elbow turned dry and dark. It feels me quite uncomfortable. Please tell me the reason behind and the way to cure this.
    With Love
    Vanita

  5. Brittney Tellis says:

    Wait what are the cooking instructions?

    1. blogilates says:

      OMG adding now! Hahahha OOOPS

  6. Elena says:

    Hello Cassey, your recipe looks delicious … but there are no cooking instructions … Could you let me know? Thank you! 😉

    1. blogilates says:

      Adding now OMG sorry!

  7. bella says:

    hey Cassey can we know how long to bake this for i wanna try it but it doesn’t say the time to bake it thanks:)

    1. blogilates says:

      Hahahah omg can’t believe I forgot – that would be helpful, right?!

  8. Sydney says:

    Yum!! What temperature is it baked at, and for how long?

  9. Alison says:

    Where are the directions? Temperature? time?

    1. blogilates says:

      Totally missed that, adding now!!!

  10. bella says:

    this looks so good!!! gonna try this today!

  11. Brittney Tellis says:

    Just in time for my birthday! I didn’t know what to do cuz I’m doing the 90 day journey and you gave me a recipe for one of my favorite cakes!

  12. Malin says:

    Oven heat? How long?

  13. Olivia says:

    hi! i’m super excited about this recipe, but i don’t see any directions after the ingredients😢

  14. Kiran says:

    This sounds amazing, but how long should I cook this. I don’t see the directions, just the list of ingredients.

  15. Debbie Goldsby says:

    I would love the recipe that sounds so so delicious 😋 the Gluten-free , dairy free ,sugar free cinnamon coffee cake 😃I would love to make that 💗this Recipe is perfect cause I can’t have gluten or dairy and or sugar 😃 😃😃😃😃😃😃😃😃😃😃😃😃😃

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