Apple Cinnamon Cake with Coconut Caramel

"Fall has arrived and so are apples, so what would be better then reuniting these two in an comfort and delicious cake to eat by tea time or for breakfast or anytime you want in fact because it's all day good !"
-- @carolinesrecipes
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Prep time 20mins
Cook time 45mins
Serves or Makes: 4

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For the Apple Cake


  • 1 cup spelt flour
  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup almond flour
  • 1 tablespoon cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 pinch salt
  • 1/2 cup applesauce
  • 1/4 cup plus 1 tablespoon maple syrup, divided
  • 1/4 cup almond milk
  • 2 tablespoons almond butter
  • 1 teaspoon apple cider vinegar
  • 2 apples, sliced

For the Cinnamon Coconut Caramel


  • 1/4 cup full fat coconut milk
  • 1 tablespoon cinnamon
  • 1 tablespoon coconut sugar


  • Step 1

    Preheat the oven at 350° F. Line a loaf pan with parchment paper.

  • Step 2

    To make the apple cake: Mix flours, cinnamon, baking soda, baking powder and salt together in a large bowl. Whisk the applesauce, 1/4 cup maple syrup, almond milk, almond butter and apple cider vinegar in a medium bowl.

  • Step 3

    Toss apple slices and 1 tablespoon maple syrup in a small bowl. Pour the wet ingredients into the dry mixture and stir to combine. Mix in the apples until just incorporated.

  • Step 4

    Pour batter into prepared pan. Bake for 40-45 minutes. Remove from oven and let cool completely before cutting.

  • Step 5

    To make the cinnamon coconut caramel: Pour all ingredients into a small pot and bring to a boil while stirring. Once boiling, turn off heat and continue mixing until it thickens. Drizzle over cooled apple cake.