Date Muffins recipe

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1 ½ cups all-purpose flour
¼ cup white sugar
¾ teaspoon baking powder
½ teaspoon salt
⅛ teaspoon baking soda
½ cup pitted and chopped dates
1 cup buttermilk, at room temperature
1 egg, at room temperature
2 tablespoons butter, melted

Nutrition Info

145.8 calories
carbohydrate: 26.1 g
cholesterol: 25.7 mg
fat: 3.2 g
fiber: 1.1 g
protein: 3.6 g
saturatedFat: 1.8 g
servingSize: -
sodium: 218.2 mg
sugar: 10.9 g
transFat: : -
unsaturatedFat: : -


  1. Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C). Grease or line 10 cups of a muffin tin.

  2. Whisk flour, sugar, baking powder, salt, and baking soda together in a bowl. Add dates, separating the pieces as you drop them into the flour mixture. Mix to coat.

  3. Whisk buttermilk, egg, and butter together in a small bowl. Fold buttermilk mixture into flour mixture until just combined.

  4. Spoon batter into prepared muffin tin.

  5. Bake in the preheated oven until a toothpick inserted in the largest muffin comes out clean, about 15 minutes.

Recipe Yield

10 muffins

Recipe Note

A variation of an old family recipe and my daughter's favorite. These are addictive if you love dates! Use fresh whole dates for best results.

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