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Christmas Date Muffins

Ingredients
  Flour 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Baking powder 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Baking soda 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Cinnamon 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Nutmeg 1⁄4 Teaspoon, freshly grated
  Egg 1
  Light brown sugar 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Plain yogurt 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Pitted dates 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), slivered
  Walnuts 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), chopped
Directions

GETTING READY
1) Preheat oven to temperature of 350 degrees.

MAKING
2) Sift together the baking powder, baking soda, flour, salt, nutmeg and cinnamon.
3) Beat the egg, sugar and yogurt together till the ingredients are well blended and then add the flour mixture along with the nuts and dates.
4) Stir till the flour is dampened.
5) With the batter, fill 12 greased muffin cups about 2/3rd full.
6) Bake in the preheated oven for 25 minutes, till a toothpick inserted in the center emerges clean.

SERVING
7) Transfer the muffins to a decorative serving plate and serve while still warm. Can be topped with some whipped cream if preferred.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Baked
Occasion: 
Christmas
Restriction: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Date
Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes
Cook Time: 
30 Minutes
Ready In: 
35 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1556 Calories from Fat 383

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 45 g69.3%

Saturated Fat 8.7 g43.6%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 233.5 mg77.8%

Sodium 1519.1 mg63.3%

Total Carbohydrates 269 g89.8%

Dietary Fiber 13.7 g54.8%

Sugars 158.1 g

Protein 35 g69.4%

Vitamin A 8.7% Vitamin C 3.1%

Calcium 52.8% Iron 52.5%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Christmas Date Muffins Recipe