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Whole Wheat Carrot Date Muffins

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Whole Wheat Carrot date muffins are simple carrot muffins with the healthy dates and whole wheat.  The dates give a lot of sweetness to the carrot muffins recipe. Therefore the recipe uses minimum refined sugar making it a healthier choice.

When you have a child who has a sweet tooth, like my Ladoo, you better learn healthy baking. This way you will avoid your child eating market baked goodies and save him from eating chemicals and preservatives.

Somehow Garv asks for some sweets after every mean. I ensure keeping some stock of healthier sweets at home to avoid him eating chocolates or candies.

|My Choice of Healthy Sweets:
Coffee Date Cake
Date Energy Balls
Date Syrup Quinoa Brownies

When I was making these date carrot muffin recipe, I wasn’t really sure about the outcome. The results got awarded when my husband, who does not like to eat sweets, ate two of these muffins.

The icing on the cake was the compliment on the perfect balance of sweetness in these moist carrot muffin recipe. And the secret is that I extracted most of the sweetness naturally from dates and carrot.

 

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Healthy Carrot Date muffins

Dates have amazing health benefits but Garv will always turn nose up at it. My love for dates is clearly visible in many recipes on my blog.

|Important Read: Benefits of Eating Dates

And that’s when my healthy carrot muffins recipe with dates comes to rescue. A child is happy eating muffins and a mother is happy seeing his child eating healthy.

Let’s make the Carrot Date Muffins

First thing first, collect all the ingredients together.

Ingredients for Carrot Date Muffins

To make date puree, soak 10-12 dates in lukewarm water for 30 minutes. Drain the water and grind the soaked dates into a smooth paste.

Date Puree for Carrot Date Muffins

In a bowl, mix milk, date puree, and oil. Add grated carrots, cinnamon powder, and sugar. Mix well.

Sift wheat flour, baking powder, baking soda, and salt altogether.

Gently fold all the dry ingredients into wet ingredients and make a smooth batter.

Carrot Date Muffins Batter

Put muffin liners in a muffin tray and fill up to ¾.

Carrot Date Muffins batter in muffin liners

Meanwhile, preheat the oven to 180 °C for 10 minutes.

Bake these muffins in a preheated oven at 180 °C for 25 minutes.

Carrot Date Muffins in Oven

Once done take out these muffins and let them cool.

Carrot Date Muffins after baking

Healthy Whole wheat carrot date muffins are ready to serve.

Video Recipe of Carrot Date Muffins

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Carrot Date Muffins
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 25 minutes
Total Time: 35 minutes
Course: Breakfast, Dessert, Tea Time
Cuisine: American
Servings: 9 Muffins

Ingredients

  • 1 cup Whole Wheat Flour
  • 1 cup Grated Carrot
  • 1/2 cup Dates Puree
  • 1/3 cup Oil
  • 1/2 cup Milk
  • 1/3 cup Refined Sugar
  • 1/4 tsp Cinnamon Powder
  • 1/2 tsp Baking Powder
  • 1/2 tsp Baking Soda
  • 1/4 tsp Salt

Instructions

  • First thing first, collect all the ingredients together.
  • To make date puree, soak 10-12 dates in lukewarm water for 30 minutes. Drain the water and grind the soaked dates to a smooth paste.
  • In a bowl, mix milk, date puree and oil.
  • Add grated carrots, cinnamon powder and sugar. Mix well.
  • Sift wheat flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt altogether.
  • Gently fold all the dry ingredients into wet ingredients and make a smooth batter.
  • Put muffin liners in a muffin tray and fill up to ¾.
  • Meanwhile preheat the oven at 180 °C for 10 minutes.
  • Bake these muffins in a preheated oven at 180 °C for 25 minutes.
  • Once done take out these muffins and let them cool.
  • Healthy Whole wheat carrot date muffins are ready to serve.

4 COMMENTS

  1. Sonia,

    Wonderful blog u have here.. can I bake it as a cake instead of muffin as I don’t have a muffin tray. Also what should be the size of the cake tin and also for how many minutes should I bake it.

    Thanks in Advance.

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Sonia Gupta

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