Vegan Spiced Apple Cake

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Ingredients Minutes Calories
Prep Cook Servings
15 min 40 min 12
Vegan Spiced Apple Cake
Health Highlights


2 tbsp Flaxseed meal (ground)
1/4 cup Water (warm)
1/2 cup Granulated sugar
1/4 cup Extra virgin olive oil
1/4 cup Coconut milk, sweetened
1 tsp Apple cider vinegar
1 cup Spelt flour
1/4 tsp Baking powder
1/2 tsp Sea salt, fine
1/2 tsp Ginger, ground
1/2 tsp Cinnamon
1 dash Nutmeg, ground
1 dash Cardamom, ground (optional)
1 large Apple (chopped)
2 tbsp Maple syrup
1/2 cup Granulated sugar (for salted caramel)
1 tbsp Maple sugar (for salted caramel)
2 tbsp Water (for salted caramel)
1 tsp Molasses (for salted caramel)
1/2 cup Coconut cream (for salted caramel)
1 pinch Sea Salt (for salted caramel)


In a bowl, add warm water and flaxmeal. Mix and let sit for 5 minutes.

Add sugar, oil, coconut milk and whisk until sugar is well combined. Add vinegar and mix.

In another bowl, mix the dry ingredients – spelt, baking powder, baking soda, salt, spices.

Add the dry to the wet and mix until well combined into a smooth batter.

In a bowl, add chopped apples and maple syrup. Mix well to coat.

Drop the apples into the batter. Fold to distribute well.

Drop batter into parchment lined or well greased 8 inch cake pan.

Bake in pre-heated 365 degrees F for 40-45 minutes or until toothpick from the center comes out clean.

Cool for 10 minutes before slicing. Drizzle some salted caramel, or a dollop of whipped coconut cream or use cream cheese frosting.

To make the salted caramel: In a medium pan, mix the sugar, maple, molasses and water and mix on medium high heat.

Stir occasionally till the mixture comes to bubbling boil. Add coconut cream slowly and mix well.

Add sea salt, mix and take off heat as the mixtures comes to a boil.

(For Coconut cream, refrigerate a can a full-fat coconut milk for a few hours, then open the can and scoop out the thick cream on top).

Serve and enjoy!

Nutrition Facts

Per Portion

Calories 212
Calories from fat 79
Calories from saturated fat 34
Total Fat 8.8 g
Saturated Fat 3.8 g
Trans Fat 0.0 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 0.8 g
Monounsaturated Fat 3.5 g
Cholesterol 0
Sodium 90 mg
Potassium 130 mg
Total Carbohydrate 32 g
Dietary Fiber 2.0 g
Sugars 22.2 g
Protein 2.3 g

Dietary servings

Per Portion

Fruit 0.1
Grain 0.6

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