This apple chunk cake is perfect for those comfy nights when you just want to curl up into a chair and read a book. It's fragrant and spicy from cinnamon, sweet from coconut sugar, and studded with crunchy walnuts and chunks of apples. Yum! Warm a slice up and enjoy with a glass of almond milk or a cup of hot tea.

Cinnamon Apple Chunk Cake [Vegan]

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For the Cake:

  • 2 tablespoons flax seed, ground
  • 4 tablespoons water
  • 3 Gala apples, peeled and diced into 1/4-inch cubes
  • 2 teaspoons cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/2 cup coconut sugar
  • 2 cups spelt flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking soda
  • A pinch of salt
  • 1/2 cup coconut oil, melted
  • 1/2 cup almond milk
  • 1/4 cup orange juice
  • 1 cup walnuts, chopped (optional)

For the Topping:

  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon coconut sugar


  1. Line a 9x5-inch loaf pan with parchment paper.
  2. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  3. In a small bowl, whisk together flax and water. Let sit for 5 minutes.
  4. In a large bowl, toss apples with cinnamon, ginger, and sugar to coat. Add flour, baking soda, and salt. Toss to combine.
  5. In a separate bowl, whisk together flax mixture, oil, almond milk, and orange juice. Add to apple mixture and toss to combine.
  6. If you want to add in walnuts, you can do so here and give it one final mix.
  7. Pour into loaf pan.
  8. For the topping, combine cinnamon and sugar and sprinkle on top of mixture in loaf pan.
  9. Bake for 40 minutes or until toothpick comes out clean.

Nutritional Information

Total Calories: 3359 | Total Carbs: 391 g | Total Fat: 188 g | Total Protein: 52 g | Total Sodium: 3295 g | Total Sugar: 190 g Note: The information shown is based on available ingredients and preparation. It should not be considered a substitute for a professional nutritionist’s advice.


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