Coffee Cake

Serves 10

20 Minute Prep Time

By Morgan Shupe on April 11, 2016 , categorized in Breakfast, Dessert

gluten-free coffee cake

Need the perfect weekend brunch recipe? Why not start with coffee cake! This gluten-free coffee cake has Vega® Protein & Greens in it for an extra bit of nutrition.

gluten-free coffee cake


  • 1 1/2 cups gluten-free all-purpose flour
  • 6 Tbsp Vanilla Vega® Protein & Greens
  • or Vanilla Vega® Essentials
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1 Tbsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 Tbsp cinnamon
  • 1/2 cup coconut oil or vegan butter, cold
  • 1 flax egg (1 Tbsp ground flax + 3 Tbsp water)
  • 3/4 cup Silk® Unsweetened Almondmilk
  • Streusel Topping:
  • 1/2 cup oats
  • 1/4 cup almond flour (or ground almonds)
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar
  • 2 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 5 Tbsp coconut oil or vegan butter, cold


  1. Preheat oven to 350F and grease an 8-inch square cake pan.

  2. Combine flour, Vega® protein powder, sugar, baking powder, salt and cinnamon.

  3. Cut coconut oil or vegan butter into dry ingredients.

  4. Add in flax egg and almond milk. Mix until combined.

  5. Press into cake pan and level with fingers.

  6. Press into cake pan and level with fingers.

  7. Bake for 30 to 40 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean.

  8. Serve warm.

Morgan Shupe

Morgan Shupe is a Vancouver chef, freelance recipe developer and regular contributor to Vega’s Expert Panel. Her amazingly delicious plant-based recipes for meals and smoothies are well-renowned at the Vega HQ kitchen—where she was formerly Vega’s Chef.