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Low Fat Date Bran Cupcakes

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Ingredients
  Dates 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs), pitted, chopped
  Baking soda 3⁄4 Teaspoon
  Boiling water 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Oil 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Sugar 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Vanilla extract 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Flour 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs), sifted
  Bran flakes 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Walnuts/Pecans 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), chopped
Directions

GETTING READY
1. Preheat oven to 375° F.

MAKING
2. Mix dates tossed with baking powder in boiling water. Keep aside and allow to cool.
3. Mix oil, sugar, and vanilla well with date mixture and beat in flour, nuts, and bran.
4. Transfer equally into 12 greased muffin pans and bake for 25 minutes or the cake teaser inserted comes out clean.
5. Place the pans on cake rack and allow to cool.
6. Using a spatula, loosen the sides and store in an airtight container until served.

SERVING
7. Serve Date Bran Cupcakes with hot coffee.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Snack
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cake
Restriction: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Date
Interest: 
Everyday
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
25 Minutes
Ready In: 
35 Minutes
Servings: 
6

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