Cinnamon-Date Quinoa Muffins Recipe

Cinnamon-Date Quinoa Muffins Recipe

50-minute recipe Serves 12
Bake this quinoa muffins recipe in (almost) no time with ingredients from your pantry. Laced with warm spices (cinnamon) and sweet, fibre-rich dates, these muffins are easy to put together and perfect for lunches, grab-n-go breakfasts and afternoon snack cravings.
50-minute recipe Serves 12


1/2 cup
1 tsp
1/2 tsp
1/4 tsp
2 med
2 med
1/2 cup
1/3 cup
1 tbsp


Prep: 15-minute | Cook: 25-minute
  • 1

    Cook quinoa in a medium saucepan following package directions, 10 minutes. Drain and let cool.

  • 2

    Position rack in centre of oven, then preheat to 375°F. Spray a 12-cup muffin pan with non-stick cooking spray.

  • 3

    Whisk flours, baking soda, baking powder, cinnamon and salt in a medium bowl. Set aside.

  • 4

    Mash bananas in a large bowl. Then stir in eggs, buttermilk, honey and vanilla. Stir in dates. Stir in flour mixture and cooked quinoa until just combined.

  • 5

    Divide batter between muffin cups. Sprinkle with coarse sugar. Bake until a skewer inserted into centre of muffins comes out clean, 15 to 18 minutes. Let muffins cool in pan for 10 minutes. Then transfer muffins to a rack to cool completely.

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