Oatmeal Citrus Date Muffins

  • 1 c. rolled oats
  • 1 c. all-purpose flour
  • 2 T. ground flaxseed
  • ½ c. packed brown sugar
  • ½ tsp. salt
  • 1 tsp. baking powder
  • ½ tsp. baking soda
  • ½ tsp. cinnamon
  • ¼ c. finely chopped almonds
  • ⅔ c. chopped dates
  • 2 tsp. freshly zested orange peel
  • ½ c. butter, melted and cooled
  • ⅔ c. plain yogurt
  • ⅓ c. milk
  • 1 T. lemon juice
  • ½ tsp. vanilla extract
  • 1 large egg, beaten

Preheat the oven to 400°F and line a 12-cup muffin tin with paper baking cups.

Mix together the rolled oats, flour, flaxseed, brown sugar, salt, baking powder, baking soda, cinnamon, almonds, dates, and orange zest. In a separate bowl, mix together the butter, yogurt, milk, lemon juice, vanilla extract, and egg.

Pour the wet ingredients into the dry ingredients and stir together until just combined.

Spoon the batter into the prepared muffin tin and bake at 400°F for 20 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean. Cool the muffins in the tray for a minute or two before transferring to a wire rack to cool before serving, storing, or freezing.

  • Yields: 12 muffins
  • Preparation Time: 30 minutes
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