Cinnamon Coffee Chocolate Chip Cake

Cinnamon Coffee Chocolate Chip Cake


Recipe posted: 22nd March 2021

A perfect snack cake for your afternoon coffee...


A soft, fluffy coffee cake

Am I the only one that always needs something a little sweet in the afternoon? Usually when I'm taking my coffee or tea, a slice of cake sounds so wonderful. This cake is just IT. It is so fluffy and so full of flavor, making it the perfect snack cake.


Ingredients in cinnamon coffee chocolate chip cake

This recipe uses simple ingredients that one would already have in their pantry.

Use all-purpose flour for best results. I have not tried other flours but if you do, feel free to leave a comment below!

You can use dairy-free yogurt or regular. I used Alpro natural plain yogurt from Good Earth Malta.

Use baking powder, baking soda, cinnamon, coffee granules and salt.

You will need unsalted butter and chocolate chips, I used vegan but you can use regular if you prefer.

You will also need granulated sugar and finally 2 eggs.

Tools you will need to make this

You don’t really need much to make this recipe and you can easily use what you already have on hand.

You will need:

  • 1 mixing bowl + hand mixer or 1 stand mixer
  • 1 cake pan (I used a 20cm one)

For measuring: 1/4 tsp, 1 tsp, 1/2 cup, 1 cup.


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Cinnamon Coffee Chocolate Chip Cake


A perfect snack cake for your afternoon coffee!

Prep: 15   Cook: 40   Total: 55 minutes  
Yield 6-8 slices


  • 2 cups flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 2 teaspoons cinnamon
  • 2 teaspoons coffee (I used instant coffee granules)
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup vegan/regular plain yogurt
  • 1 cup chocolate chips


  1. Start by preheating the oven to 350°F/180°C and prepare the cake pan.
  2. In a mixing bowl, combine the flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt, cinnamon and coffee together.
  3. In the bowl of a stand mixer, beat the sugar with the butter until light and fluffy.
  4. Add in the eggs, one at a time, mixing in between.
  5. Mix in the vanilla.
  6. Add half the amount of flour mixture to the wet mixture and start to mix together.
  7. Add half the yogurt and mix then add the remaining half of flour mixture and remaining half of yogurt and continue to mix until everything is combined together.
  8. Fold in the chocolate chips.
  9. Bake for about 40 minutes, let cool and enjoy.

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