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Gluten Free Vegan Gingerbread Apple Cake

Course: Dessert, Gluten Free, Vegan
Cuisine: American
Keyword: apple, cake
Prep Time: 30 minutes
Cook Time: 30 minutes
Total Time: 1 hour
Servings: 8
Calories: 607kcal
Author: Bella
A gluten free and vegan gingerbread apple cake that tastes so good you'll want to go back for seconds and thirds? It exists, and I am so excited to be sharing this recipe with you!
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Vegan Cream Cheese

  • 1/2 cup vegan cream cheese
  • 1/3 cup vegan butter
  • 3 cup powdered sugar
  • 1 cup pecans chopped


  • Preheat oven to 325 degrees and prepare two round cake pans.
  • In a mixing bowl, prepare flax eggs by mixing flax seeds and water. Let rest.
  • Grate the apple and place in a bowl.
  • Add sugar, molasses, oil, vanilla, oat milk and grated apples to the flax egg. Stir to combine ingredients.
  • Add in 1 cup of the gluten free flour then add the baking soda, baking powder, ginger, cinnamon, and gluten free oats. Stir with a spoon to combine.
  • Pour the dry ingredients over the wet ingredients and stir again to combine.
  • Pour the cake batter into the prepared pans.
  • Bake for about 30 minutes. Remove from oven and set the apple cakes on racks to cool.
  • While the apple cake is baking, add all cream cheese ingredients into a bowl and mix well to make the frosting
  • Once the cakes are cool, add 1/3 of the frosting to the top of the bottom apple cake layer. Spread evenly to evenly distribute over the cake.
  • Next add the top layer of cake and frost with the remaining vegan cream cheese frosting.
  • Apply the fronting to the sides of the cake and then add crushed pecans around the cake or on the top to finish.


Calories: 607kcal | Carbohydrates: 84g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 30g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Sodium: 511mg | Potassium: 229mg | Fiber: 6g | Sugar: 60g | Vitamin A: 917IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 101mg | Iron: 2mg
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The nutrition information provided are only estimates based on an online nutritional calculator. I am not a certified nutritionist. Please consult a professional nutritionist or doctor for accurate information and any dietary restrictions and concerns you may have.