Recipe: Plum Crumble Muffins & My 7th Blogiversary!

So I have no idea how it’s been this long, but today is my 7th blogiversary! I always celebrate with a recipe that showcases plums and this year is all about these plum crumble muffins! They’re simple, delicious and perfect for a mid-morning snack!

Plum Crumble Muffins & My 7th Blogiversary | I Spy Plum Pie

I slightly tweaked a recipe from Taste

Ingredients List

For the muffins

  • 1 1/2 cups self raising flour
  • 1/2 cup oats
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 2tsp cinnamon
  • 4-6 medium-large plums
  • 125g butter
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 cup yoghurt
  • 1/2tsp vanilla essence
  • 1/2 cup milk

For the crumble topping

  • 1/4 cup flour
  • 40g butter
  • 2tbs oats
  • 2tbs sugar
  • 1/2tsp cinnamon

Steps

  1. Preheat oven to 180C and line muffin trays
  2. Combine the flour, oats, sugar and cinnamon in a bowl
  3. Finely chop 2-3 of the plums and add to the bowl and gently combine
  4. In a separate bowl, melt the butter then add the eggs, yoghurt, vanilla essence and milk. Whisk well to combine
  5. Add to the flour mixture and fold well to combine
  6. Spoon in to the muffin pans
  7. Thinly slice remaining plums and lay on top of the mixture in the muffin pans
  8. Rub together the flour and chopped butter until it resembles fine breadcrumbs. Add the oats, sugar and cinnamon and toss to combine
  9. Sprinkle on top of the sliced plums
  10. Bake for 25-30 minutes, or until a skewer comes out clean, then leave to cool in they trays for 5 minutes, then fully on a wire rack

Plum Crumble Muffins & My 7th Blogiversary | I Spy Plum Pie

I seriously love these¬†plum crumble muffins! The plums give excellent colour and flavour, and I love the crumble on top for some extra crunch and delight. My mum’s plum trees are doing well again this year, so I have plenty more to cook with so there’s definitely going to be another batch of these in my not-too-distant future! They were an excellent treat to take to work to keep me motivated while I get back in to this whole being-in-the-office thing, that’s for sure.

Plum Crumble Muffins & My 7th Blogiversary | I Spy Plum Pie

I’ll probably also turn some of them in to plum compote, and there’s likely to be a cocktail or two in the making while I’m at it! Lucky I have so many plum recipes in my archives now, there’s something for all occasions!

As I head in to the next year of this little blog of mine I want to say a huge thanks to every one of you for hanging out in this part of the internet with me. You’re all delightful folk, and it’s been a wonderful part of the last 7 years getting to virtually get to know so many of you!

Plum Crumble Muffins & My 7th Blogiversary | I Spy Plum Pie

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