Dates and Parmesan Muffins

Dates and Parmesan Muffins
  • 1 dozen
  • 0:10 Preparation
  • 0:30 Cooking
  • 0:40 Total Time

Ingredients

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  • 2 cups
    (500 mL)

    all-purpose flour

  • 1 Tbsp.
    (15 mL)

    baking powder

  • 2 tsp.
    (10 mL)

    sugar

  • 2 tsp.
    (10 mL)

    Salt

  • 1 1/2 cups
    (375 mL)

    dried dates, finely chopped

  • 1 1/4 cups
    (310 mL)

    Saputo Parmesan cheese, grated

  • 1

    egg

  • 1 cup
    (250 mL)

    milk

  • 1/3 cup
    (80 mL)

    butter

Preparation

Preheat oven to 180°C (350°F).

In a bowl, sift together the flour, baking powder, sugar and salt. Add the dates and 3/4 of the parmesan cheese and combine.

In another bowl, whisk together the egg, milk and butter.

Add the wet ingredients to the dry and fold with a spatula until just blended. Do not overmix.

Divide the batter evenly in 12 well-buttered muffin tins or use paper liners. Place a generous pinch of the remaining cheese on top of each muffin. Bake for 25-30 minutes or until a tester comes out clean. Serve warm.

Source: Saputo