French Vanilla Coffee Cake

  • Author: Ana


  • 3 tbsp. ground French vanilla coffee
  • 2 tbsp. sugar
  • 3 eggs
  • 1/2 cup olive oil
  • 1 1/4 cups sugar
  • 2/3 cup Silk® CashewMilk
  • 2 1/3 cups all purpose flour
  • 2 tsp. baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 1 tbsp. vanilla bean paste

Optional (for coffee swirl):

  • 1 tbsp. instant coffee
  • 2 tsp. hot water


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • Grease and line a baking pan with parchment.
  • Finely grind 3 tbsp French vanilla coffee grounds and 2 tbsps. sugar in a coffee grinder for 30 seconds to 1 minute. Set aside.
  • Beat eggs and olive oil until well combined.
  • Add ground coffee mixture and sugar and beat until smooth.
  • Mix dry ingredients: flour, baking soda, and salt.
  • Alternate adding 1/3 of the dry ingredients and 1/3 of the cashewmilk to the eggs and mix until smooth.
  • Reserve 1 cup of the batter. Make a concentrated coffee with the instant coffee and hot water. Mix with the reserved batter.
  • Pour the remaining batter in the pan. Top with the reserved batter in a zig zag patter. Use a skewer to swirl the batters together creating a pattern.
  • Bake for 30-35 minutes or until a clean skewer stuck in the center of the cake comes out clean.