197 CALORIES PER MUFFIN // MAKES 8
1 1/2 Cups of medjool dates, chopped
1 Teaspoon of baking soda
50g of butter, softened
1 Teaspoon of vanilla essence
1 Egg, beaten
1 Banana, mashed
1 Cup of grated carrots
1 1/2 Cups of flour
! Teaspoon of ground all spice
1 Teaspoon of baking powder
8 Pieces of walnuts for the top of each muffin
Pre-heat oven to 180 degrees celsius fan forced. In a saucepan, add the dates, 1/2 a cup of water and the baking soda. On the stove, cook on medium heat until caramelised and fluffy.
Place butter, vanilla essence, egg, banana and carrot in a large mixing bowl and combine well.
Sift the remaining ingredients into the wet mixture and mix again well.
Fold in the dates and serve equally into 8 patty pans. Place 1 walnut on the top of each of the muffins and place in the oven for 20 minutes, or are golden in colour.