Gluten Free Mocha Walnut Cake

Published on Sep 26, 2014

  by   Kristina Stosek

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Prep Time: 15 minutes Cook Time: 45 minutes Serves: 8
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You should try this indulgent Gluten-Free Mocha Walnut Cake recipe if you are searching for a delicious gluten-free dessert that will satisfy your sweet tooth and coffee cravings!

Gluten Free Mocha Walnut Cake For Coffee Lovers

This dessert is all about rich chocolate flavor, aromatic espresso, and rich tasting walnuts and is a must-try cake for anyone who loves decadent desserts. 

Whether you’re sensitive to gluten or interested in exploring new textures and flavor combinations, this gluten-free mocha walnut cake dessert will surely impress.

a slice of mocha walnut coffee cake, gluten free

What is Gluten-Free Mocha Walnut Cake?

This cake is a delightful combination of chocolate and coffee flavors, with a hint of earthy walnuts. It is perfect for anyone who loves the taste of mocha dessert but is looking for a gluten-free option. 

The cake is made with white rice flour and nutritious sorghum flour, which gives it a light and fluffy texture. It is also dairy-free, making it an excellent choice for those with lactose intolerance or dairy allergies. In addition, it is glazed with a chocolate sauce. YUM!

You may also enjoy our popular  Gluten Free Chocolate Walnut Pie, or the Gluten-Free Chocolate Mousse Cake. Or, another one of our favorite desserts especially for Sunday brunch is the Gluten-Free Walnut Coffee Cake.

serving suggestions

This cake is delicious on its own, but here are some serving suggestions to make it even more special:

Serve with a dollop of whipped cream and a sprinkle of cocoa powder on top.

For a festive touch, top with fresh berries

Or, serve with a scoop of vanilla bean or chocolate ice cream 

a slice of gluten free dairy free mocha walnut cake topped with a raspberry


The key to storing any gluten free cake is to keep it moist. The best way to do this is to store the cake in a closed container in the refrigerator. This will help to keep the cake fresh tasting, and from drying out.

This mocha walnut dessert will keep for up to five days when refrigerated.


Mocha walnut cake is a great gluten-free option for those looking for a delicious, moist, coffee-flavored dessert. This cake is perfect for any special occasion, the recipe is easy, and it will be a hit with your family and guests every time.

Were you looking for dairy-free cake recipes? Check out our list of gluten free and dairy-free desserts.

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no tapioca starch would not work Alene, but millet should work


I can't eat rice at all. Would tapioca starch work in place of the rice flour? Thank you!

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