by Natalie H, In the Night Sky(blog) Natalie’s first experiment with Natvia. She found Natvia is sweeter than sugar and a lot healthier to use regularly in her baking. She has other interests apart from cooking and baking with Natvia. Check out her Blog – In The Night Sky for more.


  • 250g chopped dates

  • 2 tablespoon chopped walnuts

  • 1 cup water

  • 1 teaspoon bicarbonate of soda

  • 1 teaspoon baking powder

  • 2 tablespoon butter

  • 2 cups self-raising flour

  • 1 cup or 200g Natvia

  • 1 egg, beaten


  • 1.

    Pre heat oven to 165 degrees.

  • 2.

    Place muffin cases in a muffin pan.

  • 3.

    Place dates into water and bring to boil. Add bicarbonate of soda and butter and stir. Sift flour and baking powder into a bowl and add the walnuts, Natvia and egg, then mix in the date mixture.

  • 4.

    Fill each muffin case to 2/3 full and bake for 15-18 minutes. Cool and serve.

Nutritional information

Nutritional analysis per serving (8 servings)

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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If you are after a healthy treat use wholemeal flour and mix with bran or use gluten free flour (if you require). Depending on your taste you can increase or decrease quantity of Natvia.

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