Spiced Toffee Apple Cake Recipe

October 28, 2020 0 Comments

The famous toffee apple truly is an autumn staple, but have you ever had it in a cake?


We’ve teamed up with plant-based food blogger, Amy Lanza, to share our recipe for the tantalising treat that is her Spiced Toffee Apple Cake, inspired by the spicy and sweet ingredients in our Lip Glaze in Toffee SpiceThe best part? It’s all completely vegan without losing any of the tasty moisture that can be so tough to replicate.


Read on to find out how to make your very own at home. 


Spiced Toffee Apple Cake Recipe

Makes: 1 loaf (serves 10)

Time: 55 minutes, plus cooling

Ingredients you’ll need:

For the Cake:

100ml (80g) sunflower oil

180ml plant-based milk

100g caster or coconut sugar

1 tsp vanilla essence

225g self-raising flour

1 tsp cinnamon

½ tsp mixed spice

1 tsp baking powder

2 apples

For the vegan toffee sauce:

40g coconut oil

60ml maple syrup

3 tbsp runny almond butter

A pinch of salt

½ tsp cinnamon




1. Make the vegan toffee sauce by melting together the coconut oil and maple syrup in a saucepan until smooth. Remove from the heat and whisk in the almond butter, salt and cinnamon until smooth. Allow to cool and store in a glass jar. It will thicken as it cools. If it is too thick then put it in the microwave for 10 seconds, or if it is too runny then place it in the fridge.

2. For the cake, preheat the oven to 160Fan/180*C and line a regular-size loaf tin (10x20cm).

3. Chop one apple into small chunks and slice the other apple into thin slices.

4. In a bowl, whisk together the oil, milk, sugar and vanilla until smooth.


5. Sift the flour, cinnamon, mixed spice and baking powder into the wet mixture and stir to combine. Fold in the chopped apple. 

6. Pour the batter into the lined tin, smooth over the top and arrange the sliced apple on top. Bake for 40-45 minutes until an inserted skewer comes out clean and it is golden – you may need to cover it with foil if the apple slices are catching.

7. Allow to cool for 10 minutes before removing from the tin and cooling fully on a wire rack.

8. Serve drizzled with the vegan toffee sauce. Store in an airtight container.

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