Date and Buttermilk Muffins

  • Yield: 8 servings
  • Prep: 20 mins
  • Cook: 20 mins


1/2cup whole wheat flour
1/2cup all purpose flour
2tablespoons wheat germ
1teaspoon baking powder
1/2teaspoon baking soda
1/2teaspoon cinnamon
1/4teaspoon nutmeg
1/3cup chopped dates
1/3cup chopped walnuts
1/2cup buttermilk
1/2cup vegetable oil
1/4cup packed light brown sugar
1-- egg


  1. Heat oven to 400F. 
  2. In mixing bowl, stir flours, wheat germ, baking powder and soda, cinnamon and nutmeg until blended.  Stir in dates and walnuts. 
  3. Measure buttermilk and oil in the same 2-cup, add sugar and egg; whisk until thoroughly blended. 
  4. Pour liquid ingredients over dry.  Stir, bake and cool.

Nutritional Info *per serving

  • Calories 270
  • Glycemic Load 4
  • Fat 18g
  • Saturated Fat 1.5g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat 12g
  • Monounsaturated Fat 4g
  • Cholesterol 25mg
  • Sodium 280mg
  • Potassium 160mg
  • Carbohydrate 25g
  • Fiber 2g
  • Sugars 12g
  • Protein 4g
  • Trans Fat 0g
  • Vitamin A 0%
  • Vitamin C 0%
  • Calcium 8%
  • Iron 6%