Orange Date Muffins


Yield12 muffins
Prep Time30 minutes


Always a breakfast favourite. Not too sweet, but really yummy when warm.


  • 1 c flour, white
  • 1⁄2 c flour, whole wheat
  • 1 t baking powder and baking soda, each
  • 1 t salt
  • 1⁄2 c sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1⁄2 c butter, soft
  • 1 orange, including rind, quartered
  • 1⁄2 c orange juice
  • 1⁄2 c dates, chopped


Mix first six dry ingredients in a bowl. Put egg, butter, orange, and orange juice into a food processor and combine until smooth. Add to dry ingredients, along with dates and stir to mix. Pour into greased muffin pans and bake at 400∞ for 15-17 minutes.

Make 12 muffins.


Put a little butter on them for a real treat!