Pumpkin Date-nut Muffins Recipe

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Pumpkin Date-nut Muffins

B.J. Scully

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@BScully

THIS IS A FAVORITE FALL RECIPE. GOT IT FROM THE MANHATTAN MERCURY NEWSPAPER WHILE STATIONED AT FT. RILEY, KANSAS


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Serves:

2 LOAVES OR 12 MUFFINS

Prep:

20 Min

Cook:

45 Min

Ingredients

3-1/2 c
sifted plain flour
2 tsp
baking soda
1/2 tsp
baking powder
1-1/2 tsp
salt
1-1/2 tsp
cinnamon
1/2 tsp
ground cloves
1/2 tsp
ground nutmeg
2/3 c
shortening
2-2/3 c
sugar
4
eggs
1 can(s)
pumpkin, canned (not pumpkin pie mix)
2/3 c
water
2/3 c
chopped walnuts
2/3 c
chopped dates

Directions Step-By-Step

1
PREHEAT OVEN TO 350 DEGREES.
SIFT TOGETHER FLOUR, BAKING SODA AND POWDER, SALT, CINNAMON, CLOVES, AND NUTMEG.

CREAM TOGETHER SHORTENING AND SUGAR USING ELECTRIC MIXER. ADD EGGS, ONE AT A TIME, BEATING WELL AFTER EACH ADDITION. ADD PUMPKIN AND WATER. BEAT WELL.

ADD DRY INGREDIENTS, STIRRING JUST UNTIL MOISTENED. STIR IN WALNUTS AND CHOPPED DATES

POUR INTO MUFFIN PANS LINED WITH PAPER (OR YOU CAN MAKE INTO TWO LOAVES).
2
BAKE 30 TO 40 MINUTES OR UNTIL BREAD TEST DONE. COOL ON WIRE RACK 10 MINUTES. REMOVE FROM PANS AND FINISH COOLING ON RACK.

MAKES 2 LOAVES OR 12 TO 16 MUFFINS

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Muffins
Other Tag: Quick & Easy