Banana and Date Muffins

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  • 2 overripe bananas, mashed
  • 1/2 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 2/3 cup maple syrup
  • 2/3 cup almond milk
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 2 cups self raising flour
  • 1/2 cup dates, pitted and chopped
  • 1/4 cup pumpkin seeds, roughly chopped
  • 1 tablespoon pumpkin seeds (extra)


  1. Preheat oven to 180°C, fan forced.
  2. Lightly grease a 12-hole muffin tray or line with paper patty cases.
  3. In a large bowl, add bananas, oil, maple syrup, almond milk and vanilla. Mix to combine.
  4. Sift flour over top, mix until combined.
  5. Gently stir through dates and pumpkin seeds.
  6. Spoon mixture evenly into muffin cases.
  7. Sprinkle each muffin with extra pumpkin seeds.
  8. Bake muffins in oven for 20-25 minutes or until golden and cooked through.
  9. Rest in tray for 5 minutes, before transferring to a wire rack to cool completely.


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