Simple and delicious Apple Cinnamon Date Muffins
Completely delicious, simple to make and a great recipe to get the kids involved if you have some time together on a weekend or throughout the school holidays. Apple and cinnamon are always a winning combination of flavours but the extra caramel-y nature of the dates really make all these ingredients shine bright! This recipe was created in partnership with White Wings, all the ingredients should be at your local supermarket and at your fingertips – happy baking!
APPLE CINNAMON AND DATE MUFFINS
Makes 12 muffins
1/2 cup olive oil+
1/2 cup milk of choice
1 teaspoon vanilla essence
1/2 cup coconut sugar
2 red apples (400g), cored and chopped into small pieces
1/2 cup pitted dates, chopped
3 teaspoons baking powder
1/2 teaspoon bicarbonate soda
2 teaspoons cinnamon
1 1/2 cup WHITE WINGS WHOLESOME BLEND PLAIN FLOUR
Preheat oven to 180C and line a 12 cup muffin tray with cases or grease with olive oil.
In a large mixing bowl whisk together olive oil, eggs, milk, vanilla and coconut sugar until creamy.
Add apples and dates and stir gently, then fold through baking powder, bicarb soda, cinnamon and WHITE WINGS WHOLESOME BLEND PLAIN FLOUR.
Once combined pour into muffin cases and place in oven to cook for 25-30 minutes. Cool in tin for 10 minutes before transferring to a wire rack.
Serve with a cuppa tea or a glass of milk.
+Buy a good quality olive oil, not extra virgin however, or it will result in a very savoury muffin!