Lemon Date Muffins - Healthy

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Pat Duran

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@kitchenChatter

These are very tasty and the muffins were a hit with the family... I thank my grandma for this recipe, God bless her... my mom saved this recipe for me along with many others. I hope you enjoy these.
I love the texture of these muffins and I have made them with other fruit that has been dried and fresh fruit and nuts as well... I even make them with Trail Mix once (just chop it up first and dust with flour).

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I loved the date and lemon flavor combination in these muffins. Can't wait to have another one along with my morning coffee! A great way to start the day. The Test Kitchen


Rating:

★★★★★ 3 votes

Comments:
Serves:
12 muffins
Prep:
10 Min
Cook:
25 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

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  • 2 c
    all purpose flour
  • 1/3 c
    dark brown sugar, packed
  • 1 tsp
    each of baking powder and baking soda
  • a pinch
    of salt
  • 3/4 c
    Dairy sour cream
  • 3/4 c
    packaged pre-cut dates
  • 2 Tbsp
    melted butter
  • 3 Tbsp
    lemon juice
  • 1 Tbsp
    grated lemon rind
  • 1 large
    egg

How to Make Lemon Date Muffins - Healthy

Step-by-Step

  1. Preheat oven to 400^. Place cupcake papers in a muffin pan (cupcake pan). Spray papers with non-stick spray. Set aside.
  2. Combine the flour, brown sugar, baking powder, baking soda and salt in a medium bowl; mix to blend.
  3. In a separate medium bowl combine remaining ingredients. Mix well to combine. Add this to the flour mixture; batter will be dough-like.
    Divide batter in half in the bowl, then 1/2 again (makes it easier to evenly distribute). This should fill the paper cups to the top.
  4. Bake for 25 minutes - testing with a wooden toothpick.
    Cool completely. Eat as is or you can frost with:
    1 cup powdered sugar
    1 teaspoon soft margarine
    and enough lemon juice to make spreadable

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About Lemon Date Muffins - Healthy

Main Ingredient: Fruit
Regional Style: Hungarian
Dietary Needs: Low Fat




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