Vegan Peach Cherry and Blueberry Crumble

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G’day, friends! How was your long weekend? I hope you all had a jolly good time, filled with some damn good food, laughs, and vodka-infused melon balls.

Me? My weekend was full of learning important life lessons.

First, I need to keep my hubris in check. A friend of mine asked me to sign up for the Spartan Race in San Francisco, and I said yes without actually researching what physical torture I’m about to put my body through. My thought process: I work out several times a week, so I should be able to complete everything. Hubris.

It finally dawned on me yesterday that I should look up a video on the obstacle course. Um, W H O A. Within a few minutes, I saw people jumping over walls and swinging through monkey bars. I think my heart stopped when I saw that rope climbing was involved too.

Little-known fact, but rope climbing traumatized me during middle school. I had to stand in front of the whole class as they witnessed my sorry attempts to gather what little upper body strength I had and lurch myself upwards. I didn’t even make it above the bottom knot. I could feel my classmates’ reproachful stares burn through my gym clothes. If there was an emoji that could sum up my feelings, it would be one with super red cheeks, way rosier than my normal hue.

Gah, what did I get myself into? It’s okay. Keep calm and put the kettle on.

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Another thing I learned this weekend: macaron baking ain’t easy. Sarah and I learned the hard way. Between figuring out whether the egg whites were whipped enough to trying not to burn those things, macarons are quite possibly the most finicky thing I’ve ever baked. We’re determined to get it right, though, so stay tuned for part deux!

After a weekend of poor decision-making and getting spanked by French baking, I consoled myself with something sweet. Something sweet and simple.

This is the time of the year when we give spring and summer fruits a huge hug. So let’s make a crumble with them. We’re going to start with some pretty fruits. Sprinkle in lemon zest and ground cardamom to the party.

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Then, the crumble. It’s full of wholesome oats, almond flour, coconut oil, cinnamon, nutmeg, and muscovado sugar. (<— Wait, what? Sugar that sounds like an avocado?) Muscovado is just like regular brown sugar but it’s a coarser and comes refined or partially refined. Remember how I’m trying to consume less refined sugar? That’s where the muscovado comes in. But, of course, you can always use regular brown sugar instead.

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This crumble is

light
crisp
spring-summery
fruity
amazing with a scoop of ice cream.

Make yourself a batch, and let’s dig in!

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Peach Cherry and Blueberry Crumble

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Juicy peaches, cherries, and blueberries are topped with a light, crisp oatmeal streusel. Add a scoop of ice cream on the side, and you’ll have the ultimate summer treat! Serves 4 to 6.

  • Author: Lisa Lin
  • Prep Time: 20 minutes
  • Cook Time: 40 minutes
  • Total Time: 1 hour
  • Category: dessert, vegan, gluten-free

Ingredients

Fruit Filling

  • 2 medium peaches, pitted and chopped (about 8oz./225g)
  • 1 cup pitted and halved cherries (about 150g)
  • 1/2 cup blueberries (100g)
  • 2 TBS lemon juice
  • zest from 1/2 lemon
  • 1 TBS maple syrup
  • 1/2 tsp freshly ground cardamom (optional)

Oat Streusel

  • 1 1/3 cups (125g) rolled oats
  • 1/2 cup (55g) almond flour
  • 1/4 cup (60g) light muscovado sugar (or sub with light brown sugar)
  • 5 TBS coconut oil, melted
  • 1/2 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp freshly ground nutmeg
  • pinch of salt

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Spray a cast-iron skillet or a pie dish with cooking spray.
  2. In a medium bowl, toss the fruit filling ingredients. Spread the fruit in the skillet or pie dish.
  3. In another medium bowl, mix the oat streusel ingredients together. I used my hands to mix and squeeze the ingredients together, so that I can get more clumps in the topping. Spread oat mixture over the fruit until the entire surface is covered.
  4. Bake for 40 to 45 minutes, or until the fruit juices are bubbling.
  5. Let cool for a few minutes before serving. Enjoy with some ice cream!

Notes

1. Loosely adapted from Green Kitchen Stories.[br][br]2. You can use frozen fruit to make the crumble. Just be sure to thaw the fruits and make sure that you squeeze out the excess water in the fruits.[br][br]3. To melt coconut oil, I usually stick it in the microwave for 20 seconds.

41 thoughts on “Vegan Peach Cherry and Blueberry Crumble

  1. Ashley | Spoonful of Flavor

    You are adventurous with the Spartan race! I have always chickened out for any race like that. And yay for trying macarons! I hope they work out for your better next time. In the meantime, you can enjoy this delicious crumble. I love the combination of peach, cherry and blueberry!

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    1. Lisa Post author

      Ashley, I just looked at my calendar, and I am dreading that weekend! I think I might need to find a workout partner to get through it all. Thanks for the love!

      Reply
  2. Linda @ Veganosity

    You can do it Lisa! My family did a similar race together last summer and had the best time ever. Some of the obstacles are a bit intimidating but once you’re through it you’ll feel amazing.

    This crumble is gorgeous! I need to make one ASAP!! Pinning for later. 🙂

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    1. Lisa Post author

      I’m doing burpees every day in case I really can’t get through one of the obstacles!! Can’t believe you did it with your family!

      Reply
  3. genevieve @ gratitude and greens

    Good luck with the spartan race! You can do it! I’ve definitely signed up for things like that before, and I am always nervous in the beginning. I just go at it full force and it usually turns out okay. This crumble sounds so good! Pinned for later. Maybe have some of this yummy crumble while you plan out your training schedule 😉

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    1. Lisa Post author

      Haha, yes, I need to eat this crumble while I mark off trainings in my planner! That’s definitely the way to do it, just go at it full force and complain about the pain later…

      Reply
  4. Jenny Shea Rawn

    Bring on the summer fruit crumbles! This looks so light and sweet and summery. Pinning! And good luck with the Spartan Race – it’ll be a challenge, but one well worth it once you finish after pushing yourself to the limit.

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  5. Katie | Healthy Seasonal Recipes

    I haven’t ever tried climbing a rope since middle school either, and I am pretty sure I never made it above the knot. I think it’s great that you signed up, and that you put yourself outside of your comfort zone with the macaroons too. Love this simple crumble though!

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    1. Lisa Post author

      Thank you so much, Katie! I figured that I should sign up for a race to stay fit during the summer. Fingers crossed that it will go well!

      Reply
  6. Alice @ Hip Foodie Mom

    Lisa, the Spartan Race in San Francisco sounds awesome. . just train for it and you’ll be fine!! 🙂 and as for the macarons, check out this video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xJ636Y8N6E8 this is what helped me. . I watched this video a few times and was able to successfully make macarons (feet and all) on my first try! check it out!!! I LOVE a good fruit and berry crumble. . this one looks amazing!!!

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    1. Lisa Post author

      Alice!!! Thank you for the video! I’m going to try making them again either this weekend or next weekend, and I’m so determined to get it right!

      Reply
  7. Linda | A La Place Clichy

    Hmm I love a good blueberry crumble! I never tried with peach and cherry added in there too!! I am wondering if I should make the switch to muscovado, I still don’t really know much about it! But I am definitely trying to consume less refined sugar. Looks delicious!

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    1. Lisa Post author

      Thank you so much, Linda!! I quite like muscovado so far and am still playing around with it in recipes. Hopefully, I can come up with more recipes using it so I can say more about cooking with it.

      Reply
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  10. Sarah @ SnixyKitchen

    haha – we did totally get our butts spanked by French baking! I have full faith that we’ll get it right this time. Maybe I’ll dawdle less and we can start our first batch earlier just in case we need a second;) Can you bring this fruity crumble to snack on though? It looks amazing!

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    1. Lisa Post author

      Oh, I can bring all the snacks we need to get us through this. I’m going to try out the macarons soon again and taking copious notes. We got this.

      Reply
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  12. Julia

    Yuuuuuum! I’ve been meaning to make a peach crumble for years now and strangely haven’t done it yet. I’m thinking this is the summer of crumble. Whaddya say we break out the cast iron and crumble the fruits together? With booze, because: duh.

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