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Clean Coffee Cake

Prep Time 7 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes


  • 1 cup tigernut flour
  • 1/3 cup cassava flour
  • 1/3 cup coconut sugar
  • pinch of salt

Wet Ingredients

  • 3 TBSP melted coconut oil
  • 1/4 cup unsweetened applesauce
  • 1 tsp apple cider vinegar
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract (omit for AIP)
  • 2 TBSP coconut milk (or any milk you have on hand)

Crumb Topping

  • 1/4 cup coconut flour
  • 1/4 cup shredded coconut
  • 1 TBSP cinnamon
  • 1/4 cup coconut oil
  • 1/4 cup pure maple or honey


  1. Preheat oven to 325F and grease a square baking dish or large loaf pan. A 6x8 baking dish works well. Set aside.

  2. Add the dry ingredients to a mixing bowl and use a fork to remove any clumps.

  3. In a separate bowl, mix coconut oil, applesauce, vinegar, and vanilla. Add wet mixture into the dry and mix, pouring in milk as you are mixing until a dough has formed.

  4. Spread the batter into your prepared cake tin evenly with a spatula. Set aside.


  1. In a small bowl by hand, whisk together all ingredients into a crumbly mixture with a fork or small whisk to get bigger crumbles.

  2. Sprinkle the crumb mixture over the top of the cake batter with a spoon, leaving the crumbs as intact as possible.

  3. Bake for 25 minutes, allow to cool and then serve!