Cape Brandy Date and Walnut muffins

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 12
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 132.4
  • Total Fat: 4.8 g
  • Cholesterol: 18.2 mg
  • Sodium: 138.2 mg
  • Total Carbs: 19.9 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 2.1 g
  • Protein: 3.1 g

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I have adapted this recipe from a south african tart recipe to make 12 muffins I have adapted this recipe from a south african tart recipe to make 12 muffins
Number of Servings: 12


    Dates, 0.5 cup, pitted, chopped
    Bicarbonate of Soda, 0.5 tspn
    Water, tap, 0.5 cup (8 fl oz)
    Low fat yogurt, 0.25 cup
    Granulated Sugar, 0.25 cup
    Egg, fresh, 1 extra large, beaten
    Whole Wheat Flour, 1 cup
    Baking Powder, 0.5 tsp
    Salt, 0.5 tsp
    Walnuts, 0.5 cup, chopped

    Becel light margerine, 4 tsp
    Water, tap, 0.5 cup (8 fl oz)
    Vanilla Extract, 0.5 tsp
    Granulated Sugar, 5 tsp
    Cinnamon, 2ml
    Alcohol, brandy, 3 tablespoons


The muffins can be frozen and used when needed.


1. Soak the dates in the boiled water. Add the bicarb of soda, stir and leave to cool.
2. Cream the yogurt and sugar. Add the eggs and mix well.
3. Mix the flour, baking powder, salt and walnuts.
4. Add the date and water mix and stir well.
5. Divide into 12 equal portions and pour it into a muffin pan.
6. Bake in a pre-heated oven at 180 degrees celcius for 20 to 30 minutes till cooked through.
7. Remove from oven and pour a tablespoon of the warm souce over each muffin.
8. Serve cool with whipped cream or low fat ice cream

1. Add margarine, vanilla extract, sugar and cinnamon to the 0.5 cup of water
2. Heat till simmering.
3. Add the brandy and keep warm

Serving Size: Makes 12 muffins

Number of Servings: 12

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user JACEUG.

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