Chocolate Coffee Cake

Topping Ingredients

  • ¼ cup teaspoon organic sugar
  • 2 tablespoons non-hydrogenated buttery spread
  • 2 tablespoons organic un-bleached all-purpose flour
  • ¼ teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • Dash sea salt

Cake Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons Follow Your Heart® VeganEgg, dry
  • ½ cup ice-cold water
  • ¾ cup vegan butter, room temperature
  • 2/3 cup organic sugar
  • 2 tablespoons maple syrup
  • ¼ cup vegan Follow Your Heart Sour Cream
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • ¼ cup cocoa powder
  • 1 cup organic un-bleached all-purpose flour
  • ½ cup organic whole wheat pastry flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1 teaspoon apple cider vinegar
  • 1/3 cup chocolate chunks



  1. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  2. To create topping, pulse sugar, buttery spread, flour, cinnamon and sea salt in a food processor, or mix by hand, until clumpy.  Set aside.
  3. In a small bowl, add VeganEgg and ice-cold water. Whisk until uniform and thick. Set aside.
  4. In a large mixing bowl, or electric mixer, cream together butter and sugar.  Add prepared VeganEgg, maple syrup, sour cream and vanilla extract and whip until uniform.
  5. In a large bowl, combine flours, baking powder, baking soda, and salt.  Whisk to incorporate.
  6. Add liquid ingredients to dry ingredients and whisk until smooth.  Add apple cider vinegar and whisk.   Fold in chocolate chunks.
  7. Spread batter in either an angel food pan, or an 8 x 8 baking dish.  Sprinkle topping over batter.  Bake for about 45 minutes, or until a toothpick comes out clean, when inserted into cake.

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