The sweet and spicey combination of citrus and dates make this Orange And Date Muffins an old fashioned favorite that you will love.

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Wendy from Wendy’s Kitchen Table always comes up with the goods and today is no different. The minute that we spied her Orange And Date Muffins Recipe, we simply had to share.

We’re certain you’ll be thanking us once you whip them up. Baked alone for a snack or glazed for a dessert, they’re amazing any way you choose to enjoy them and they will fly off the plate!

via Wendy’s Kitchen Table

Orange And Date Muffins Recipe Ingredients

  • One Orange
  • Cup of sugar, one
  • 1 large egg
  • ½ cup milk
  • 100g (3.5 oz) butter, melted
  • 1 cup plain flour
  • ½ cup almond meal
  • One teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • One cup dates – halved and soaked in boiling water, drained

Orange Date Muffins Cream Cheese Frosting

  • 125g (4.4 oz) cream cheese
  • 1 ½ cups icing sugar
  • Zest of an orange
  • 2 tablespoons orange juice
  • Toasted almonds and orange zest to decorate

How To Make Orange And Date Muffins Recipe

Preheat oven to 200˚C (390c) or 180˚C fan-forced (356F)

Grease a 12-hole medium muffin pan.

Soak halved dates in boiling hot water and set aside.

Cut unpeeled orange into quarters, place in a food processor with sugar and process until orange is smooth.

Add egg, milk and melted butter and process until combined. Add dry ingredients and pulse until just combined.

Drain water from dates and fold dates through the mixture.

Spoon mixture into muffin pans and bake for 12-14 minutes or until golden and springy when lightly pressed.

Cool on a rack. Then ice with cream cheese frosting if desired.

Cream Cheese Frosting Instructions

Place all the ingredients into a bowl. Mix with electric beaters until smooth and spread generously on muffins. Garnish with toasted almonds and grated orange peel and serve.

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