Remember when I went peach picking a few weeks ago? Well I had gotten so many peaches (using the last of them today for peach cobbler!) and had to think of some stuff to make with them. So I looked around online and found some delicious sounding recipes, and the other morning, I whipped up a batch of peach muffins. They were DEELISH!
Peach Crumble Muffins: (Recipe adapted from Nancy Creative)
- 1 1/4 cups coconut oil
- 3 tablespoons ground flax, with 1/4cup + 2 tablespoons water mixed together until gooey (that’s 3 flax eggs!)
- 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
- 2 cups granulated sugar
- 1/2 cups unbleached flour
- 1/2 cup whole wheat flour
- 1 teaspoon cinnamon
- 1 teaspoon baking soda
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 2 to 2 1/2 cups finely chopped fresh peaches, peeled or unpeeled
- 1/3 cup brown sugar, well-packed
- 1/3 cup unbleached flour
- 2 tablespoons oats
- 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
- 2 tablespoons coconut oil
- 1/3 cup chopped pecans
Next, get your wet ingredients together, and your dry. Remember my very first post where my friend Tracy and I made Vanilla extract? Well, even though it’s a little early (you should really let it sit in a dark area for 6 months), I used it for these!! It smelled SO great I just had to! Mix your dry into wet until almost incorporated, then add your peaches and mix until it all just comes together. Don’t over-mix, or you’ll get dense and chewy muffins. The batter is really thick, so don’t think you left out a wet ingredient after mixing!
Now for the crumble, put everything *except the coconut oil* into a bowl and mix together. Then, slowly drizzle the coconut oil in until the crumble holds together when you squeeze, but breaks apart when dropped. It will be similar in texture to wet sand (with some oats and pecans in it lol) crumble about 2 tablespoons onto each muffin (or more, or less depending on your preference).
Bake for 20-25 minutes in the oven. I believe I baked them for 23, but keep checking on them until the toothpick comes out clean! See what I mean about not “popping”? So I’d do a little less than 1/2 cup of the batter per muffin next time.
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