Cakes

Gluten-Free Vegan Coffee Walnut Cake

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This Gluten-Free Vegan Coffee Walnut Cake is just as delicious as its traditional counterpart: think moist and fluffy, coffee-infused sponge, tangy creamy cheese frosting, and crunchy, earthy walnuts.

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For the cake:
8 tablespoons coconut oil (or sub olive or vegetable oil)
200 ml (4/5 cup) milk, any kind
1 tablespoon vinegar (ensure gluten-free if necessary)
8 tablespoons maple syrup (or sub any other sweetener)
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
Pinch of salt
4 teaspoons chicory powder (or sub equal amount instant coffee)
150 g (1 1/4 cup) ground almonds
150 g (1 1/4 cup) gluten-free flour (or sub plain flour if not gluten-free)
2 heaped teaspoons baking power (ensure gluten-free if necessary)
1/4 teaspoon bicarbonate of soda
For the frosting:
1 x 400g (14oz) tin coconut milk*
Juice of 1/2 lemon
4 tablespoons maple syrup (or sub any other sweetener)
1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
2 teaspoons chicory powder (or sub equal amount instant coffee)
50 g (1.7 oz) walnuts, roughly chopped
To decprate:
Walnut halves
Pomegranate arills
For the cake: Preheat oven to 180 degrees (350 degrees) Place the coconut oil in a large bowl and melt over a saucepan of boiling water or in the microwave (skip this step if not using any other oil) Once...
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Nutritions

Calories
20027

Sodium
4897mg
204% DV

Fat
304g
467% DV

Protein
576g
1152% DV

Carbs
3548g
1206% DV

Fiber
307g
1228% DV