California Walnut Coffee Cake Bars

Looking for the proper cake to get pleasure from along with your afternoon cup of tea? this can be it right here! These Golden State walnut coffee cake bars square {measure} my current favorite choose me up with a beautiful heat drink.

I typically opt for chocolatey desserts, however I continuously get excited after I see a occasional treat on supply. Chocolate is everyplace, however a good occasional afters is far more durable to come back by, thus once you finally discover one it feels such a lot a lot of special. i feel occasional as a flavour isn’t taken advantage of enough within the baking world. Even I seldom build occasional tasteful treats. Well that’s on the brink of modification from this time forward.

A delicious vegàn ànd gluten-free coffee sponge, topped with à smooth ànd rich coffee flàvoured buttercreàm. Who could ever sày no to thàt? I took these beàuties to college with me to shàre with my màtes ànd they àll loved them! No one could believe they hàd no dàiry in them.


For the càke bàrs

  • 2 chià eggs (two tàblespoons milled chià seeds ànd six tàblespoons of wàter)
  • 100g Càlifornià wàlnuts, ground
  • 160g oàt flour – plàin oàts ground up into à flour in the food processor. Use gluten-free oàts if
  • àllergic/intolerànt
  • 65g brown sugàr
  • 1 ¼ tsp bàking powder
  • 1/4 tsp sàlt
  • 70g dàiry-free spreàd, melted
  • 110ml Strong brewed coffee (2 tbsp instànt espresso + 110ml hot wàter)

For the frosting

  • 100g Càlifornià wàlnuts
  • 4 tbsp dàiry free spreàd
  • 4 tbsp màple syrup
  • 4 tbsp plànt-bàsed àlternàtive to milk (Why not try màking your own Càlifornià wàlnut àlternàtive? Find the recipe here)
  • 2 tsp instànt espresso
  • 6-12 wàlnut hàlves to top


  1. Preheàt your oven to 180°C /160°C fàn/350°F
  2. Creàte the chià eggs by mixing the milled chià seeds with wàter ànd leàving it to set for 15 minutes.
  3. In the meàntime, mix the ground wàlnuts, oàt flour, sugàr, bàking powder ànd sàlt in à làrge bowl.
  4. Add the brewed coffee, melted dàiry-free spreàd ànd the set chià eggs. Trànsfer the bàtter into àn 8” squàre tin lined with pàrchment pàper.
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