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Easy Vegan Apple Almond Cake

  • Author: Maša Ofei
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Bake Time: 1 hour 15 minutes
  • Total Time: 1 hour 25 minutes
  • Yield: 8-inch cake (8 slices)


An easy one-bowl apple almond cake recipe that is moist, sweet and light. The perfect treat for afternoon tea, a picnic or a potluck!



  • 1½ cups / 215g plain flour (all-purpose)
  • ¾ cup / 90g almond flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder


  • 1 cup / 235ml plant milk
  • 1 cup / 235g raw sugar (organic if in the US) 
  • ½ cup / 100ml neutral oil (we use rice bran or grapeseed oil)
  • 1 teaspoon apple cider vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon almond extract


  • 1 apple (pink lady or gala are best)
  • ¼ cup / 20g flaked almonds
  • Confectioners sugar (icing sugar), optional


  1. Preheat the oven to 180 degrees Celsius (350 degrees Fahrenheit) and line an 8-inch springform pan with parchment paper and set aside.
  2. To a large bowl, add the dry ingredients and mix to combine.
  3. Next, add in the wet ingredients and whisk until just incorporated.
  4. Transfer the mixture to your pre-lined baking dish and spread out evenly.
  5. Peel (if you like), core and slice the apple and arrange it in a circle and overlap them over each other slightly.
  6. Sprinkle with the flaked almonds and put it in the oven to bake for around 1 hour and 15 minutes, or until a skewer comes out clean.
  7. Let the cake cool for at least an hour in the baking dish and then remove and let it cool completely.
  8. This cake will give you eight slices and can be stored in an airtight container for up to 5 days.


Please use kitchen scales for this recipe for accurate results. 

  • Diet: Vegan

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