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A stack of three Banana and Date Muffins

Banana and Date Muffins

Baked with coconut oil, these ultra moist and super fluffy banana muffins are filled with lots of gooey, warm, sweet dates. 30 minutes from start to finish! So easy and super delicious. The perfect breakfast, snack, healthy-ish dessert!
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Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 18 minutes
Total Time: 28 minutes
Servings: 4 people
Author: MinShien


  • 2/3 cup meshed-up very ripe banana 2-3 bananas
  • 1/4 cup coconut oil
  • 1 egg
  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 3/4 cup pitted dates (chopped into small pieces)


  • Pre-heat oven to 350 degrees F
  • In a medium bowl, mix together wet ingredients - meshed-up very ripe bananas, coconut oil, egg, sugar, and vanilla extract.
  • Add flour, baking soda and salt to the bowl. Mix well.
  • Fold chopped-up dates into the mixture. 
  • Line muffin tin with muffin/cupcake paper cups. Fill 2/3 of each muffin cup with mixture. This recipe yields 10-12 muffins. 
  • Bake muffin for 18 minutes. Insert a toothpick into the middle of one of the muffins. Muffin is done if toothpick comes out clean. If not, bake for another minute or so.
  • Remove muffin from muffin tin and let it cool on cooling rack for 10 minutes.
  • Serve and enjoy!
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