Wednesday, 12 February 2014

Banana and Dates Muffins

Banana and Dates Muffins are tender, moist and a perfect treat for anytime of the day.


2 ripe bananas
3/4 cup flour    
2 tbsp corn flour
1/4 cup dates, chopped           
1/2 cup powdered sugar          
1/4 cup sunflower oil
4 tbsp milk
1/2 tsp baking powder 
1/2 tsp baking soda     

For topping: (optional)

1 tsp brown sugar
Few banana slices
2-3 dates, finely chopped


  • Preheat oven to 180 deg C.
  • Shift together flour, baking powder and baking soda. Mix in corn flour and sugar.
  • In a small bowl, mash bananas well with fork or grind into a paste.
  • Add oil, milk to banana mixture and mix well.
  • Fold the dry ingredients into the banana mixture. Add in chopped dates.
  • Mix well, making sure all the ingredients are fully incorporated.
  • Line the muffin cups and spoon the batter to 3/4 th of it.
  • Mix ingredients for the topping and sprinkle on each muffin cup.
  • Bake for 20-25 minutes and a toothpick inserted in centre comes clean.
  • Invert on wire rack and cool completely.


  1. Love the addition of dates for the delicious outcome.

  2. healthy muffins... perfect for breakfast...

  3. Loved that you made them healthier by adding banana and dates...

  4. lovely..... they look simply extremely delicious...!

  5. True ..muffins need not be for breakfast but fit for anytime of the day..awesomee muffin...

  6. delicious and yummy muffins...

  7. thank you all for the lovely comments :)