Gluten-free Apple Crumb Cakes with Maple Glaze

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Sharing these Gluten-free Apple Crumb Cakes with a homemade Maple Glaze. Made with no refined sugar or dairy!

  • Prep Time: 5 mins
  • Cook Time: 25-30 mins
  • Total Time: 30-35 mins

Yield: 9 cakes 1x




  • 1 flax egg (1 tablespoon ground flax + 3 tablespoons water)
  • 1 cup unsweetened organic applesauce
  • 1/3 cup liquid coconut oil
  • 1/4 cup non-dairy milk
  • 1/4 cup maple syrup
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 cups almonds flour
  • 2/3 cup organic rolled oats
  • 2 scoops Vital Proteins Madagascar Vanilla Collagen Latte
  • 3 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon

Crumb topping:

  • 1/4 cup maple syrup
  • 4 tablespoons almond flour
  • 1/3 cup chopped nuts (walnuts, almonds or pecans)

Maple glaze:

  • 4 tablespoons creamy nut butter (code RACHL for free shipping)
  • 3 tablespoons non-dairy milk
  • 2 tablespoons maple syrup
  • 1 tablespoon tapioca flour


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees and grease a mini loaf pan well (or use a muffin tin)
  2. Make flax egg in a small bowl and set aside for a few minutes
  3. In a large bowl, creamy together the applesauce, coconut oil, milk, syrup, vanilla and flax egg
  4. Add the flour, oats, collagen, baking powder and cinnamon and mix well
  5. In a small bowl, mix together the crumb topping well
  6. Evenly distribute the cake batter to the loaf pan then sprinkle the crumb topping on top
  7. Bake in oven for 25-30 minutes
  8. Mix glaze ingredients together until it is a drizzle-able consistency (if too thick, add more milk!)
  9. Drizzle maple glaze on top and enjoy!


*Store in fridge for 5 days or freezer for long

  • Author: Rachel