When the leaves begin turning, you realize it’s formally baking season! Introducing the perfect deal with in your autumn baking adventures: PUMPKIN espresso cake. This tender, fluffy, pumpkin-spiced deal with is vegan, gluten-free, and SO scrumptious! Bonus? It’s made with simply 10 components in 1 bowl for simple cleanup.
This 1-bowl PUMPKIN espresso cake begins with utilizing an electrical mixer to mix the cane sugar and vegan butter, making certain a mild and fluffy end result (a tough activity with pumpkin-based treats!). Subsequent, we add pumpkin purée and vanilla, giving it fall taste and shade.
The combination begins resembling a cake-like batter with the addition of all-purpose flour (we used our 1:1 gluten-free mix) and almond flour (for a young crumb texture). Baking powder gives the leavening, pumpkin pie spice is a should for pumpkin-y treats, and sea salt enhances all of it!
The batter goes right into a baking dish in two layers separated by a brown sugar + pumpkin pie spice combination to create a candy, subtly spiced, cinnamon-y swirl within the last end result!
The ultimate espresso cake contact is a traditional streusel topping with pumpkin pie spice as a substitute of cinnamon. Pumpkin pie spice in each layer? It’s begging to be made this fall!
P.S. In case you’re ready for the espresso IN the cake, there may be none! You possibly can be taught concerning the origin of espresso cake and the way it bought its title right here.
We hope you LOVE this pumpkin espresso cake! It’s:
Vegan + gluten-free
& Good for fall!
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Servings 16 (Slices)
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- 3/4 cup cane sugar* (guarantee natural if vegan)
- 1/2 cup softened vegan butter (we like Miyoko’s // dairy butter works if not vegan/dairy-free)
- 1 cup pumpkin purée
- 2 tsp vanilla extract
- 1 ½ cups MB 1:1 GF Mix (or DIY GF Flour Mix* // or all-purpose flour if not gluten-free)
- 3/4 cup almond flour (we like Wellbee’s)
- 2 tsp baking powder
- 2 tsp pumpkin pie spice
- 3/4 tsp sea salt
- 1 ½ Tbsp brown sugar (guarantee natural if vegan // or sub coconut sugar)
- 1 ½ tsp pumpkin pie spice
- 1/2 cup MB 1:1 GF Mix (or DIY GF Flour Mix* // or all-purpose flour if not gluten-free)
- 1/4 cup softened vegan butter (we like Miyoko’s // dairy butter works if not vegan/dairy-free)
- 1/4 cup packed brown sugar (guarantee natural if vegan // or sub coconut sugar)
- 2 tsp pumpkin pie spice
- 1/4 tsp sea salt
Preheat your oven to 350 levels F (176 C) and line an 8 x 8-inch baking pan with parchment paper. Put aside.
CAKE: To a medium mixing bowl, add the cane sugar and softened vegan butter. Utilizing an electrical mixer, beat on medium/excessive velocity till mild and fluffy. Subsequent, add the pumpkin purée and vanilla extract and beat till pale orange and fluffy.
Add the gluten-free (or all-purpose) flour, almond flour, baking powder, pumpkin pie spice, and sea salt and blend till absolutely included. The batter might be very thick — someplace between cake batter and cookie dough. Unfold half the batter on the underside of your parchment-lined baking pan and sprinkle the highest with brown sugar and pumpkin pie spice (to make the SWIRL). Unfold the remaining batter on prime of the pumpkin pie spice and sugar, scraping the bowl clear.
TOPPING: To the identical (now empty) mixing bowl, add the gluten-free (or all-purpose) flour mix, vegan butter, brown sugar, pumpkin pie spice, and salt and blend on low velocity till absolutely mixed. It ought to look crumbly.
Sprinkle the crumble topping evenly excessive of the espresso cake. Bake for 38-42 minutes, till a toothpick inserted comes out clear // with just a few crumbs remaining. Let cool within the pan for quarter-hour earlier than eradicating and cooling on a cooling rack for one more quarter-hour. Take pleasure in heat or at room temperature.
Retailer leftover espresso cake in an hermetic container at room temperature for as much as 2-3 days. To freeze, place cake slices in an hermetic container and freeze for as much as 1 month. Permit to come back to room temperature earlier than having fun with.
*We most well-liked our MB 1:1 GF Flour Mix on this recipe for a fluffier, lighter end result, however our DIY GF Flour Mix additionally works. Outcomes will differ with store-bought blends.
*Vitamin data is a tough estimate.
Serving: 1 slice Energy: 232 Carbohydrates: 33.2 g Protein: 2.2 g Fats: 10.6 g Saturated Fats: 6.3 g Polyunsaturated Fats: 0.8 g Monounsaturated Fats: 1.8 g Trans Fats: 0 g Ldl cholesterol: 0 mg Sodium: 260 mg Potassium: 131 mg Fiber: 1.9 g Sugar: 15 g Vitamin A: 396 IU Vitamin C: 0.3 mg Calcium: 62 mg Iron: 0.7 mg