How about a warming cinnamon and South African nectarine muffin, topped with a crunchy crumble, for Christmas morning?


2 South African nectarines, chopped
2 cups oat flour or you can try plain flour
¾ teaspoon baking soda
½ teaspoon baking powder
¼ teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon cinnamon
½ cup + 2 tablespoons almond milk or any milk
3 tablespoons melted coconut oil
1/2 cup pure maple syrup/honey
2 tbsp coconut sugar/any sugar

1/2 cup plain flour
1/4 cup coconut sugar/sugar
1/2 tablespoon ground cinnamon
1/4 cup butter, cold

Recipe created by Divya Sharma, Doctor Bowl.


  1. Preheat the oven to 180c.
  2. Mix all the crumble ingredients together until you get a fine crumble
  3. In a large bowl, add all dry ingredients together: oat flour, baking soda, baking powder, cinnamon and salt.
  4. In a medium bowl, whisk together all wet ingredients: milk, oil, sugar and maple syrup
  5.  Add wet ingredients to dry ingredients. Whisk until just incorporated, making sure no flour patches remain. Fold in chopped nectarines
  6. Pour batter evenly into a prepared muffin pan
  7. Sprinkle on the crumble on top
  8. Bake for 22-30 minutes

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