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Gluten-Free Cinnamon Swirl Coffee Cake

Cold weather and snow days call for what? Baking! Try this delicious recipe for gluten-free cinnamon swirl coffee cake! We can see your mouth watering from here.

*Remember to avoid your food allergies when making this recipe! If you do not know what your food allergies are get them tested soon!


Gluten-Free Cinnamon Swirl Coffee Cake Recipe

Total Prep Time: 60-70 min Makes: 5-8 servings

Gluten-Free Cinnamon Swirl Coffee Cake Ingredients

  • 3 cups gluten-free flour*
  • 1 cup coconut sugar
  • 4 teaspoons aluminum-free baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1 1/2 cups dairy-free milk
  • 2 duck eggs
  • 2 teaspoon organic vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup organic butter (or butter alternative like Melt), melted

Swirl Ingredients

  • 1 cup butter (or butter alternative)
  • 3/4 cup coconut sugar
  • 2 tablespoon gluten-free flour
  • 1 tablespoon cinnamon

Glaze Ingredients

  • 1-2 cups powdered xylitol
  • 3-5 tablespoons dairy-free milk
  • 1 teaspoon organic vanilla extract

Gluten-Free Cinnamon Swirl Coffee Cake Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Grease a 9×13 glass baking pan.
  3. In a large bowl, combine flour, xanthan gum if needed, sugar, baking powder, sea salt, dairy-free milk, duck eggs, and vanilla.
  4. Stir in melted butter. The mixture will be thick and sticky!

Swirl Directions:

  1. In a medium bowl cream butter, coconut sugar, flour and cinnamon with a mixer.
  2. Drop by heaping spoonfuls onto the cake batter.
  3. Swirl butter mixture into the batter with a knife.
  4. Bake at 350 degrees for 35-40 minutes. Make sure center is done by checking a toothpick!

Glaze Directions:

  1. Whisk together powdered xylitol, milk and vanilla. Pour over the warm cake. Start with 1 cup powdered xylitol and add a few tablespoons of milk. You can always make more!

*Pay attention to the gluten-free flour blend you use. If it already has xanthan gum (like Better Batter), you don’t need to add any. If your blend does not, you will need to add 1 1/2 teaspoon to this recipe.