Low-sugar cinnamon and cardamom coffee cake

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Sugar-free cinnamon and cardamom coffee cake
Sugar-free cinnamon and cardamom coffee cake
  • Serves: 14

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  • Skill level: Bit of effort

  • Costs: Mid-price

This delicious sugar-free cinnamon and cardamom coffee cake is a delicious bake packed full of flavour. The mixture of the almond flour and coconut flour makes the sponge extra moist and soft. The cinnamon filling makes this cake sweet even though it doesn't contain any of the usual sugars swapping it for erythritol powder and Stevia instead. The whole family are going to love tucking into this tempting cake on those cold, gloomy Sunday afternoons.


  • 100g unsalted butter, melted, cooled
  • 4 large eggs
  • 3tbsp erythritol powder and 1/16tsp Stevia powder
  • 100ml whipping cream
  • 100ml coconut flour
  • 100ml almond flour
  • 1tbsp ground cardamom
  • 2tsp baking powder

For the filling:

  • 50g unsalted butter
  • 100ml almond flour
  • 1tbsp cinnamon
  • 2tbsp erythritol powder and 1/16tsp Stevia powder

For the decoration:

  • Slivered almonds

Store in an airtight container for up to 3 days.


  1. Preheat the oven 180C/350F/Gas Mark 4. Line a 1 liter loaf tin with greaseproof paper. Melt and cool butter.
  2. Beat eggs and sweetner until light and airy. Whisk cooled butter and cream into the egg mixture.
  3. In a seperate bowl, mix then dry ingredients then add to the cake mix while stirring, leaving no lumps.
  4. For the filling: In a saucepan melt butter, then incorporate remaining ingredients, while mixing thoroughly.
  5. Spoon half of cake mix into prepared tin and layer cinnamon filling on top. Cover with remaining cake mix.
  6. Sprinkle evenly with slivered almonds, lightly pressing them into the surface. Bake for 30 mins. The cake is ready when a toothpick inserted in the centre comes out dry.

Excerpted with permission from Low Carb High Fat: Over 40 Gluten- and Sugar-Free Recipes for Pastries, Desserts, and Delicious Treats by Mariann Andersson. Copyright 2013, Skyhorse Publishing, Inc.

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