Pumpkin Spiced Muffin & Seed Crumble
60 Min

Pumpkin Spiced Muffin & Seed Crumble

This pumpkin spiced muffin has a lovely texture with buckwheat and rice flour topped with a tasty crunchy crumble.
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Cook Time

60 Minutes



Muffin Instructions:
Step 1
Preheat oven to 325°F and prepare by greasing a muffin tin or loaf pan.
Step 2
In a medium size bowl, whisk together the dry ingredients and set them aside.
Step 3
In a stand mixer, using the whisk attachment, combine pumpkin purée with olive oil, sugar, and salt. Whip for 2 to 3 minutes until smooth and fully incorporated.
Step 4
Add eggs one at a time, mixing well each time. Add the flour mixture and mix for another minute. Pour into a greased muffin tins or a loaf pan.
Step 5
Top with seed crumble and bake at 325°F for 25 to 30 minutes or until a cake tester comes out clean. Increase time when baking in a loaf pan.
Seed Crumble Instructions:
Step 1
Combine seeds, oats, and spices in a bowl.
Step 2
Add the honey and oil and combine all until seed/oat mixture is completely coated.
Step 3
Crumble on top of muffin batter before baking.

muffin: wet ingredients

212 grams pumpkin puree 

170 grams olive oil

141 grams coconut sugar

Pinch of sea salt 

3 large eggs

muffin: dry ingredients

141 grams buckwheat flour

21 grams rice flour

1 teaspoon baking powder

1/4 teaspoon + 1/8 teaspoon baking soda

1 teaspoon ground clove

1/2 tablespoon ground ginger

1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper

1 teaspoon ground cinnamon

1 teaspoon grated nutmeg

1 teaspoon ground cardamom


seed crumble ingredients

141 grams oats

85 grams pumpkin seeds

28 grams sesame seeds

1 teaspoon ground cinnamon

1 teaspoon ground cardamom

1/2 teaspoon sea salt

56 grams honey

35 grams rice bran oil

(or neutral flavored oil)

Notes & Variations

  • Bake in a loaf pan. Remove from the oven after baking, brush with honey and top with pumpkin seeds and a sugar sprinkle. Return to the oven for an additional 2 minutes minutes. Garnish with pomegranate seeds.
  • Replace buckwheat with almond flour or flax meal.
  • Substitute sesame seeds for chia seeds or flax seeds.
  • To turn the crumble into a granola, spread the ingredients onto a pan and bake at 300°F for 8 to 10 minutes or until crisp. Store in an airtight jar.
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