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Have your coffee cake and eat it too with this easy gluten-free recipe that tastes just like the real thing. The addition of yogurt and diced apple makes for a wonderfully moist cake with a crumbly topping, perfect for brunch or for a coffee-break treat.

Source: EatingWell.com, April 2017


Recipe Summary

30 mins
1 hr 15 mins


Crumb Topping


Instructions Checklist
  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Coat an 8-inch-square baking dish with cooking spray.

  • To prepare cake: Combine 1 cup almond flour, 1 cup gluten-free all-purpose flour, baking powder, salt and 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon in a large bowl. Combine eggs, yogurt, granulated sugar, melted butter and vanilla in a medium bowl. Add the wet ingredients to the dry ingredients and stir to combine. Toss apple with 1 tablespoon gluten-free all-purpose flour in a small bowl to coat. Fold the apple into the batter. Scrape the batter into the prepared pan.

  • To prepare crumb topping: Combine almond flour, gluten-free all-purpose flour, brown sugar, butter and cinnamon in a small bowl, mixing with a fork or your fingers until crumbly. Sprinkle evenly on top of the batter.

  • Bake the cake until the top is golden brown and a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean, 30 to 45 minutes.


Equipment: 8-inch-square baking dish

Nutrition Facts

One 2-inch square
209 calories; protein 4.7g; carbohydrates 23g; dietary fiber 2.7g; sugars 11.8g; fat 12.1g; saturated fat 4.3g; cholesterol 39mg; vitamin a iu 221.9IU; vitamin c 0.6mg; folate 4.4mcg; calcium 64.1mg; iron 1mg; magnesium 33.3mg; potassium 46.6mg; sodium 107.9mg; added sugar 10g.

2 fat, 1/2 other carbohydrate, 1/2 starch