Wholemeal caramel date muffins

  • 10 mins preparation
  • 20 mins cooking
  • Makes 12 Item
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Wholemeal caramel date muffins
  • 1 cup chopped pitted dates
  • 1 cup hot water
  • 1 teaspoon bicarbonate of soda
  • 395 gram can skim condensed milk
  • 1/4 cup vegetable oil
  • 1 egg, lightly beaten
  • 1 1/2 cup plain wholemeal flour
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 cup roughly chopped walnuts, toasted
  • icing sugar, to serve


Wholemeal caramel date muffins
  • 1
    Preheat oven to moderate, 180°C. Lightly grease a 12-cup muffin pan.
  • 2
    In a large bowl, combine dates, water and soda. Stir in combined milk, oil and egg.
  • 3
    Sift flour and cinnamon together (returning husks) and fold into date mixture until just combined.
  • 4
    Spoon into recesses until 2/3 full. Sprinkle nuts over. Bake for 15-20 minutes, until cooked through.
  • 5
    Cool muffins in pan for 5 minutes before turning onto a wire rack to cool completely. Dust with icing sugar before serving warm or cold. Store in an airtight container.


MAKES 12 These muffins can be made with normal white flour if preferred. It gives a lighter result than wholemeal flour.

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