Date and Apple Cone Muffins

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Serves: 12 (60g each)

Category: Muffins


  • 1 cup dates, finely chopped
  • 1 cup reduced fat milk
  • 1 cup self raising flour
  • ⅓ cup cocoa powder, unsweetened
  • ⅓ cup dark brown sugar
  • 1 medium apple, grated, excess moisture squeezed out
  • 2 eggs
  • 12 flat bottomed ice cream cones



  1. Preheat oven to 160° C
  2. Place dates and milk in a microwave safe bowl. Cook for two minutes on high and let cool slightly
  3. Sift the flour and cocoa into a large bowl. Add sugar and mix to combine
  4. Add grated apple and eggs to cooled date mixture and mix lightly
  5. Add the wet mixture to the sifted items and mix
  6. Place approx 2 tablespoons of batter in each cone (weight will be approximately 65g)
  7. Cook for 20 – 25 minutes or until an inserted skewer comes out clean.
  8. Dust with icing sugar and top with fresh strawberry if desired.


Nutrition information panel

Nutrient Per Serve Per 100g
Energy 535kJ 892kJ
Protein 3.58g 5.96g
Total fat 1.33g 2.22g
Saturated fat 0.52g 0.86g
Carbohydrate 24.58g 40.96g
Sugars 13.63g 22.71g
Dietary Fibre 2.25g 3.76g
Sodium 113mg 189mg

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