Low Carb, Gluten-Free Almond Cinnamon Coffee Cake


Coffee cake!  So yummy.  This recipe has no gluten, no dairy, no added sugar, and the almond and coconut flours make for a very moist, very tasty coffee cake without all the processed sugar and white flour.  You can use almond milk and melted butter/vegan spread, or substitute vegetable oil in this recipe.


Almond Cinnamon Coffee Cake



1 1/2 cups almond flour
1/2 cup coconut flour
¼ teaspoon salt
½ teaspoon baking soda
½ cup sugar free syrup
4 large eggs
1/2 tsp vanilla

1/4 cup Silk light vanilla almond milk
¼ cup melted butter (or vegan spread)

OR: 1/4 to 1/3 cup vegetable oil

1 Tbsp. ground cinnamon
2 Tbsp. butter, melted (or vegan spread)
1/2 cup. sugar free maple syrup
1/2 cup chopped pecans or almonds



Preheat oven to 350°. Spray the bottom and sides of a 9 inch pie pan or 8″ square cake pan with spray oil.

Combine the topping ingredients (except for half the nuts), mix well and set aside.

In a large mixing bowl, mix together the almond flour, coconut flour, baking soda, and salt.

In a small bowl, lightly whisk together the eggs and liquid ingredients* until well combined. Pour the liquid ingredients into the dry ingredients in the mixing bowl, and stir until well combined.

Spoon batter into the pie plate/cake pan and spread out evenly.

*If using oil, start with 1/4 cup, add all liquid to dry ingredients, and mix.  If the batter seems dry, add more oil until it is moist and spreadable.


Spoon the topping evenly over the entire cake with a rubber spatula or the back of a spoon. Sprinkle remaining nuts (either almonds or pecans) evenly over the topping.


Bake for about 25-35 minutes, or until it is set in the middle and a toothpick/cake tester comes out clean.

Cool in the pan about 10 minutes before serving.


Servings:  12

Nutrition per serving*:

Almond Milk Version:  Calories 235, Carbs 8, Potassium 267, Sodium 104

Vegetable Oil Version:  Calories 262, Carbs 9, Potassium 286, Sodium 204

*All nutrition info is the result of my internet/product research and should be considered approximate. You can find my favorite nutritional “go-to” sites in my blogroll.

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