Banana And Date Muffins (GF DF)

Banana and Date Muffins 12

Banana and Date Muffins.  These yummy delights are light moist and delicious.  Nor are they as calorific as a lot of muffins due to the hidden ingredient.

This makes 17 Muffins

Macros per muffin:

Calories 172, Fat 5.76g, Carbs 23.29g, Fiber 4g and Protein 4.6g

These are a great taken to work with some greek yoghurt for breakfast.

Banana and Date Muffins First


  • 225g Bananas (around 2 large bananas)
  • 3 Large Eggs
  • 140g Runny Honey
  • 300g Peeled and Topped Parsnips
  • 150g Gluten Free Oats
  • 200g Pitted Medjool Dates
  • 2 Tbsp Almond Butter
  • 2 Tsp Vanilla Bean Paste
  • 2 Tsp Cinnamon
  • 1 Tsp Mixed Spice
  • 2 Tsp Baking Powder
  • 1 Tsp Bicarbonate of Soda
  • 75g Pecans

You will need:

  • Pre Heated Oven 180C Conventional 160C Fan
  • Muffin Tray
  • Muffin Cases
  • 2 Large Mixing Bowls
  • Small Bowl
  • Grater
  • Vegetable Chopping Board
  • Sharp Knife
  • Scales / Measuring Spoons
  • Electric Whisk
  • Masher
  • Spatula
  • Pop your muffin cases in your muffin tray

  • Break up your pecans into small pieces

  • Mash your bananas

  • Cut up your dates

  • Grate your parsnips

  • Add your dates to the bananas and mash in well

  • Crack your eggs in large mixing bowl and add honey

  • Mix for 2 minutes until pale and bubbly

  • Add parsnips, dates and bananas

    Whisk for another minute

  • Add cinnamon, mixed spice, vanilla bean paste, almond butter, baking powder and bicarbonate of soda

    Whisk in well

  • Add oats and pecans and stir in well

  • Scoop mix into muffin cases.  About 2 dessert spoonfuls per case

    Bake for 25 – 30 minutes on the middle shelf

  • Once baked (Golden in colour and bounce back when you very gently press the middle)

    Place on a cooling rack.  Leave in the tin for 5 minutes then remove


  • When cooled enjoy

    These keep well in an airtight container in the fridge and also freeze well.


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