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Easy dairy-free Coffee Flavored Sheet Cake recipe with brown sugar streusel topping for dessert, breakfast or enjoy it with a cup of coffee for afternoon snack
Coffee Flavored Cake
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
25 mins
Total Time
35 mins

Easy dairy-free Coffee Flavored Cake recipe with brown sugar streusel topping for dessert, breakfast or enjoy it with a cup of coffee for an afternoon snack.

Course: Dessert
Servings: 28 cake bars
Author: Ina Wrobel
For the batter:
  • 2 cups brown sugar
  • 2 cups dairy-free butter
  • 3 eggs
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 cup brewed coffee no sugar added
  • 1/2 cup dairy-free plain yogurt
  • 3 1/2 cups unbleached all purpose flour
For streusel:
  • 2/3 cup brown sugar
  • 1 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 cup melted dairy-free butter
  • 2 tsp fine ground coffee
  • 1 1/4 cup unbleached all purpose flour
  1. Preheat oven to 350° F, prepare the sheet pan, line it with parchment paper.

For the batter:
  1. In a mixing bowl, and use an electric mixer, beat the dairy-free butter and brown sugar until light and fluffy.
  2. Add eggs, beat it again until fluffy.
  3. Add cinnamon powder, salt, baking soda, baking powder, vanilla extract, brewed coffee and dairy-free yogurt, mix it well.
  4. Add flour, mix it until well blended.
For the streusel topping:
  1. In a mixing bowl, put all ingredient for the topping, mix it until it crumbled but it holds together when you press the dough between your finger.
To assembly:
  1. Pour the batter on the sheet pan. Spread it with the spatula.

  2. Top it up with the streusel topping. Lightly press the streusel to the dough with a spoon.
  3. Bake it for 25 minutes or until the toothpick, comes out clean.
  4. Leave it cool off on the pan before you slice it into bars.

Recipe Notes
  • I use dairy-free Silk plain yogurt.
  • I use vegan dairy-free butter, Earth Balance or Vegan Becel are dairy-free.
  • If you don't have any dairy restriction, feel free to use any butter and yogurt you like.


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