You are here

Cinnamon Date And Walnut Muffins

chef.cristian's picture
Ingredients
  All purpose flour 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Whole wheat pastry flour 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Packed brown sugar 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Baking powder 1 Tablespoon
  Finely shredded orange peel 1 Teaspoon
  Ground cinnamon 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Egg whites 2
  Buttermilk 2⁄3 Cup (10.67 tbs)
  Unsweetened applesauce 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Pitted snipped dates 2⁄3 Cup (10.67 tbs)
  Chopped walnuts 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
Directions

Preheat the oven to 400°.
Spray six large, 3" muffin cups with no-stick spray and set aside.
In a large bowl, stir together the all-purpose flour, whole-wheat flour, brown sugar, baking powder, orange peel and cinnamon.
Make a well in the center of the mixture.
In a small bowl, beat the egg whites until foamy.
Stir in the buttermilk and applesauce.
Add the buttermilk mixture to the flour mixture and stir until moistened.
Fold in the dates and walnuts.
Spoon the batter into the prepared cups, filling each 3/4 full.
Bake for 22 to 25 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.
Cool the muffins in the muffin cups for 5 minutes.
Then remove the muffins and cool on a wire rack.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
Continental
Course: 
Snack
Method: 
Baked
Restriction: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Cinnamon
Interest: 
Kids, Party
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Cook Time: 
30 Minutes
Ready In: 
0 Minutes
Servings: 
4

Rate It

Your rating: None
4.17
Average: 4.2 (20 votes)