Date Muffins With Walnuts

Great Date Muffins
Diana Rattray
  • 33 mins
  • Prep: 15 mins,
  • Cook: 18 mins
  • Yield: Makes 12 Muffins
Ratings

These tender, delicious date muffins are made with a hint of orange extract, but you may use vanilla extract instead if you prefer. But whether you use orange or vanilla, these muffins are a delightful way to start the day, or a perfect treat to enjoy with tea or coffee.

What You'll Need

  • 1 cup milk
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 1 teaspoon orange extract or vanilla extract
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour, stir before measuring
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder
  • 2/3 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup chopped walnuts
  • 1 cup chopped dates
  • 5 tablespoons butter, melted

How to Make It

  1. Mix milk and egg together in a mixing bowl; add extract.
  2. Sift together the dry ingredients, including sugar. Add to milk and egg mixture. Mix until well moistened.
  3. Fold in walnuts and dates, then the melted butter, mixing just enough to blend.
  4. Bake at 400 F for 15 to 18 minutes, or until date muffins are nicely browned. 

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