The Best Ever Paleo Coffee Cake Recipe

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The Best Ever Paleo Coffee Cake Recipe made with all gluten-free and dairy-free ingredients. A healthier version of the classic coffee cake with a delicious crumb topping with no refined sugar or grains.




  • 1/3 cup liquid coconut oil
  • 1/2 cup coconut sugar
  • 2 pasture-raised eggs
  • 1 cup unsweetened applesauce (or use mashed banana)
  • 2 cups almond flour or almond meal
  • 1/2 cup tapioca flour (or arrowroot flour)
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 2 teaspoons cinnamon

Crumb toppings:

  • 1/2 cup + 2 tablespoons almond flour
  • 2 tablespoons liquid coconut oil
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 2 tablespoons coconut sugar


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees and grease an 8×8 baking dish and/or line with parchment paper
  2. In a large bowl, whisk together oil, sugar, eggs and applesauce until smooth
  3. Mix in the almond flour or meal, tapioca flour, baking powder and cinnamon until smooth and well combined
  4. Add to baking dish then begin making crumb topping
  5. Mix together crumb topping ingredients in small bowl until crumbly
  6. Sprinkle on top of batter then bake in oven for about 30-35 minutes, or until you stick a toothpick in an it comes out clean
  7. Slice and enjoy!


*Store in airtight container for 5 days or freezer for longer

**I haven’t tested subs here so please feel free to sub as you wish! I cannot guarantee how it will turn out but if you have success please comment below. It helps everyone on the blog so much!!