DATE & SPICE MUFFINS
SUITABLE FROM 12 MONTHS
MAKES 6-8 MUFFINS / PREPARE 5 MINS / COOK 15-20 MINS
4tbsp Olive oil
75 gr Almonds
60 gr Coconut flour
75 gr Rice flour (or other gluten free flour)
1/2tsp Bicarbonate of soda
2 tsp Baking powder
A pinch Salt
60 gr Pitted dates
4 Organic eggs
3 tbsp Runny honey
1/2tsp Cinnamon (ground)
1 tbsp Olive oil
2 tbsp Porridge oats or buckwheat flakes
Pre-heat the oven to 180 C. Lightly grease your Béaba Silicone Multi-portion® or a muffin tray lines with paper cases.
Put the almonds in your Béaba Babycook® and process to form a flour. Add the other flours, bicarbonate of soda, baking powder, salt and cinnamon. Pulse a few times and transfer to a bowl.
Chop the dates in your Béaba Babycook ® and add to the flour mix.
Put the oil, honey, bananas and eggs in your Béaba Babycook® and pulse a few times.
Now gently fold the wet ingredients into the dry.
Spoon the mixture into the prepared muffin tin and sprinkle over the topping.
Bake for 15-20 min until firm and golden.
Leave to cool completely in the Béaba Silicone Multi-portion® or baking tin.
You can serve this with fresh fruit and yogurt for breakfast or as an afternoon snack.
Cinnamon is known to help stabilize blood sugar levels by improving the uptake of glucose into the cells. It also lowers inflammation in the body and appears to possess antibacterial and antifungal properties, making it useful against bacterial and yeast infections.
Almonds are packed with good fats to keep a healthy heart, protein to support growth and fiber to improve gut health
Bananas contain VITAMIN C that supports the immune system and POTASSIUM to help maintain healthy blood pressure.
Dates are low in calories and high in fiber. They are also high in vitamin B6 which his necessary for the metabolism of proteins and potassium to maintain healthy blood pressure.