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Banana & Dates Muffin‏ [vegan] [no refined sugar] by The Flexitarian

Banana & Date Muffins [vegan] [no added sugar]

These Banana & Date Muffins are naturally sweetened with bananas, sultanas and dates.
5 from 1 vote
DieTARY CHOICEDairy-Free Recipes, Egg-Free Recipes, Nut-Free Recipes, Soya-Free Recipes, Vegan Recipes
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Total Time 35 mins
Course Breakfast, Kids’ Lunchbox, Vegan Desserts
Cuisine American
Servings 12 muffins
Calories 219 kcal

Equipment

  • 12-hole muffin tin
  • 2 mixing bowls
  • Blender
  • food processor or mixing bowl

Ingredients
 
 

  • 125 g plain flour
  • 125 g wholemeal flour
  • 175 g dates
  • 75 g sultanas
  • 3 overripe bananas
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp bicarbonate of soda
  • 1 chia egg [1 Tbsp ground chia seeds + 3 Tbsp of water] or 1 beaten organic egg
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 75 ml vegetable oil

Instructions
 

  • Preheat the oven to Fan 180°C / 200°C/400°F/Gas 6.
  • Place 12 large paper baking cases in a muffin tin.
  • Prepare the chia egg by mixing 1 Tbsp of ground chia seeds with 3 Tbsp of water. Set aside for 10 mins.
  • Put the sultanas in a bowl. Pour boiling water to cover. Set aside.
  • Place the dates in a blender with 125ml [US 1/2 cup] of hot water. Whizz to a paste.
  • Sieve flours, baking powder, bicarbonate soda and salt in the large bowl of a food processor.
  • In a separate bowl mash the bananas. Add oil, vanilla extract, date paste and chia egg. Mix well.
  • Add the banana mixture plus drained sultanas to the dry ingredients. Blend until well combined.
  • Carefully spoon into each muffin paper baking case in muffin tin to 3/4 height.
  • Place in the oven for around 20mins. Insert a skewer to check they are cooked. The skewer should come out clean.

Nutrition

Serving: 1muffinCalories: 219kcalCarbohydrates: 39gProtein: 4gFat: 7gSaturated Fat: 5gPolyunsaturated Fat: 1gMonounsaturated Fat: 1gTrans Fat: 1gSodium: 229mgPotassium: 302mgFiber: 4gSugar: 17gVitamin A: 22IUVitamin C: 3mgCalcium: 42mgIron: 1mg
Keyword Banana, muffin
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