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Vegan Coffee Cake

Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 45 mins
Total Time 55 mins
Servings 12
Calories 277 kcal


  • 2 1/2 cups all purpose flour
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/2 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp nutmeg
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 3/4 cup oil
  • 1 cup plant milk
  • 1 tsp apple cider vinegar
  • 1/4 cup apple sauce
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 cup chopped pecans


  • Preheat oven to 350 F and grease a 7x11 pan. Set aside.
  • In a large bowl combine the flour, sugars, and spices.
  • Mix in the oil and combine until well mixed and crumbly.
  • Set aside 1 cup of this crumbly mix,
  • In a medium bowl combine the milk, vinegar, apple sauce, vanilla, soda, and powder.
  • Add the wet mixture to the dry and mix very well.
  • Pour into the prepared pan.
  • Add chopped nuts to the dry mix you set aside and crumble over the top of the batter in the pan.
  • Bake at 350'F until a cake tester comes out clean about 45 minutes (start checking after 30minutes)


I often sprinkle a bit of cinnamon on the top of this cake before I bake it, just to kick up the cinnamon flavour a bit. Totally optional.
Something I haven't tried yet, but I plan to, is to add some finely diced apple to the batter. If you try this, let me know how it goes!