Go Back
+ servings
coffee cake with butter on the side

Healthy Coffee Cake with Chai

This is a perfect pairing with tea or coffee. It's a healthier take with added protein
Course Breakfast, Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword coffee cake, healthy cake
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Servings 1 loaf
Calories 2396kcal


  • 1 ½ cup All Purpose Flour
  • 1 tsp Baking Soda
  • ½ tsp Baking Powder
  • ¼ tsp Salt
  • 2 tsp Instant Espresso optional
  • 1 tbsp Chai Spice
  • 1 tbsp Vanilla Extract
  • 1 cup Greek Yogurt
  • 2 Eggs
  • cup Sugar
  • cup Apple Sauce

For The Streusel

  • ½ cup Walnuts chopped
  • ¾ Cup Old Fashioned Rolled Oats
  • 3 tbsp Butter or Coconut Oil melted
  • ½ tsp Chai Spice
  • ¼ cup Sugar


  • Preheat oven 350F and grease a standard loaf pan.
  • In a mixing bowl whisk together the vanilla, Greek yogurt, eggs, sugar and apple sauce, making sure ingredients are well incorporated.
  • To the bowl sift in the remaining dry ingredients. The flour, baking soda, baking powder, salt, espresso powder and chai spice.
  • Fold the dry into the wet ingredients and pour into a prepared loaf pan.
  • In a separate bowl combine the walnuts, oats, chai spice and sugar.
  • Mix in the melted then spoon topping evenly along the batter in the loaf pan.
  • Bake for 40-50 minutes. Check with a tooth pick for doneness and let cool before unpanning. Enjoy warm or room temp.


Bonus Chai Spice Recipe (makes ¼ cup)
1 tbsp Cinnamon
1 tbsp Ginger
1 tbsp Cardamom
1 tsp All Spice
1 tsp Nutmeg
1 tsp Cloves
Whisk all ingredients together.
Best kept unrefrigerated, on the counter, in an air tight container for up to 5 days.


Serving: 8slices | Calories: 2396kcal | Carbohydrates: 335g | Protein: 69g | Fat: 88g | Saturated Fat: 30g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 33g | Monounsaturated Fat: 19g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 428mg | Sodium: 2191mg | Potassium: 1493mg | Fiber: 17g | Sugar: 136g | Vitamin A: 1586IU | Vitamin C: 3mg | Calcium: 540mg | Iron: 17mg