A Very Delicious Date Muffin Recipe

Muffins are a delightful way to start your and your child’s morning, and perfect treat throughout the day!

Therefore, today I present you a very easy yet very healthy muffin recipe, with an extra special taste of dates.

You’ll love this recipe as it is a go-to as a healthy snack, which you can whip up in just a few minutes.


Mirna Elsabbagh, Adult & Child Nutritionist - Breastfeeding and Child Nutrition


  • 5g whole grain flour

  • 3 tea spoons of baking powder

  • 5 tea spoon of salt

  • 3 handfuls of fresh nuts

  • 1 egg

  • 200g of milk

  • 100g of oil

  • 100g date syrup or honey or maple syrup or sugar of choice

  • 2 bananas

  • 100g of dates

  • 1 Tbsp of vanilla essence


  • Mix the flour, the baking powder, the salt, and the nuts together

  • Remove the pits of the dates

  • Chop the dates a rough chop and add it to the mixture

  • On the side combine 1 egg, 200g of milk, and 100g of oil and sugar or the syrup and bananas together in a hand machine
  • Add them on the top of each other
  • Mix them (but do not overmix them)
  • Preheat the oven on 190°
  • Spray oil on a muffin tin and put the mixture inside
  • Bake for 15-25 minutes
  • Check them each 2 minutes after the initial 10 minutes to make sure they don't get over cooked

And that’s it!

Try it and enjoy this delicious moisty snack!


Mirna Elsabbagh, Adult & Child Nutritionist - Breastfeeding and Child Nutrition

I hope this was helpful!

Mirna Sabbagh, an adult and child dietitian, nutritionist, and lactation consultant sees patients physically in Dubai, and also does online consultations for weight loss for adults and children, pick eating and  other services. In addition, she also has several digital courses: breastfeeding course,  starting solids 6-12 months course, child nutrition for all children including picky eaters, and also a weight loss course for adults that you can sign up for from the comfort of your home. You can also e-mail Mirna for questions on info@mirnaelsabbagh.com