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Date, Walnut & Banana Muffins

by Luce Hosier
on 10th April 2019
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The perfect way to start the day. Get a batch of these made up, then grab and go on those mornings when you’re in a rush. Free from dairy and eggs, these muffins are gooey in the middle and the walnuts give a lovely crunch on the outside. The freshly baked smell of these will fill your kitchen with pure deliciousness.


Date, Walnut & Banana Muffins

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Ingredients

  • 120g whole-wheat flour (use gluten free if required)
  • 50g oats (use gluten free if required)
  • 60g light brown sugar
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp bicarbonate of soda
  • 2 flax eggs (mix 2 tbs of flaxseed with 4 tbs water and let sit for 10 minutes)
  • Pinch salt
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 2 bananas (mashed) plus 1 for decorating
  • 30ml maple syrup
  • 90g pitted dates (soaked in boiling water for 10 minutes and drained)
  • 60g chopped walnuts for decorating
  • 30ml almond milk (or dairy free milk of choice)
Prep Time
Serves
8

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 180°/350°F.

  2. In the Ninja blitz oats into a fine flour before adding the flour, light brown sugar, baking powder, bicarbonate of soda and salt. Blitz for a few seconds to combine.

  3. Empty mixture into a mixing bowl, before next adding the drained dates, flax eggs, vanilla extract, 2 mashed bananas, maple syrup and almond milk to the Ninja. Blitz until the mixture has formed into a paste.

  4. Fold your wet ingredients into the dry, and divide mixture into 7-8 large muffins cases.

  5. Top with a banana slice and crushed walnuts, and bake in the oven for 15-18 minutes until a toothpick comes out clean.

Luce Hosier

Hi I’m Luce Hosier. I’m a food blogger and recipe developer, specialising in vegan recipes with a healthier twist. Moving out of my family home, I found a passion in the kitchen creating delicious dishes and over time I fell in love with not only baking and cooking, but also food styling and photography. My aim is to inspire others in the kitchen, and show them how easy and fun it is to make good food.
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