Butter on one of the delish date nut muffins on a green plate

Delish Date Nut Muffins

These muffins are so moist and delicious
Course Breakfast
Cuisine Breakfast
Keyword date nut muffins
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 9 Muffins
Calories 291 kcal
Author Elaine Benoit


For the Date Muffins

  • 1 cup dates chopped
  • 1/2 cup prunes chopped
  • 1/2 cup raisins
  • 1 cup water
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 2 eggs whisked
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1/2 cup walnuts chopped


Cook the fruit

  1. Preheat oven to 350 F
  2. Put dates, prunes and raisins in a saucepan with water
  3. Bring to boil and cook for 10 minutes
  4. Lower heat and add butter and salt and take off the heat once butter melts
  5. In a small mixing bowl, add eggs and vanilla and whisk until combined
  6. In a medium mixing bowl, combine flour and baking soda
  7. Add date mixture, egg mixture and walnuts to the dry ingredients and mix with a rubber spatula until moistened
  8. Line muffin tins with muffin cups
  9. Fill cups with batter
  10. Bake for 20 minutes
  11. Check with cake tester to see if done
  12. Let cool for 5 minutes in muffin tin
  13. Slather a muffin with butter
  14. Eat
  15. Enjoy
Nutrition Facts
Delish Date Nut Muffins
Amount Per Serving (1 muffin)
Calories 291 Calories from Fat 135
% Daily Value*
Fat 15g23%
Saturated Fat 7g44%
Cholesterol 63mg21%
Sodium 294mg13%
Potassium 301mg9%
Carbohydrates 36g12%
Fiber 3g13%
Sugar 14g16%
Protein 4g8%
Vitamin A 445IU9%
Vitamin C 0.4mg0%
Calcium 30mg3%
Iron 1.5mg8%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.