These date muffins are perfect for breakfasts, snacks, or an afternoon tea treat.


  • 2oz butter or margarine

  • 6oz brown sugar

  • 125mls water

  • 1 egg (well beaten)

  • 2 cups self raising flour

  • 1/2 teaspoon salt

  • 1 teaspoon baking powder

  • 6oz pitted dates cut into thirds


  • 1.

    Melt butter and brown sugar in the water and place into fridge to cool.

  • 2.

    Preheat oven to 180f

  • 3.

    Grease muffin tray with butter or margarine

  • 4.

    Beat the egg well and add pour the sugar/butter/water mix in and stir well

  • 5.

    Sieve the dry ingreadents into a mixing bowl make a well in the center and

  • 6.

    Pour the liquid in and stir untill cmoove add dates and spoon into tray and bake for 35 to 40 minutes

Nutritional information

Nutritional analysis per serving (12 servings)

  • Energy 208kj
  • Fat Total 4g
  • Saturated Fat 2g
  • Protein 2g
  • Carbohydrate 40g
  • Sugar 23g
  • Sodium 137mg

Note: The information shown is Edamam's estimate based on available ingredients and preparation. It should not be considered a substitute for a professional nutritionist's advice.

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