Mandarin and Date Muffins

Mandarins are a winter staple, they are rich in Vitamin C and Vitamin A, which are beneficial for fighting off those winter colds and flus. If you’re looking for a delicious way to incorporate mandarin into your diet, then our Mandarin and date muffins are a must try. Packed with flavour and the goodness of fruit, these muffins won’t disappoint.

Servings: 12 muffins


  • 4 mandarins peeled (seedless will be the best)
  • 1 Egg
  • ¼ Cup Maple Syrup
  • 1/3 Cup Olive Oil
  • 1 Cup of Flour
  • 1 ½ teaspoon Baking Power
  • ½ Cup Wheat Bran
  • ½ Cup chopped dates
  • Mandarin segments for decoration


  1. Place the four peeled mandarins in a food processor and mix
  2. In a separate bowl, sift flour and baking powder together
  3. Add bran to the bowl and mix
  4. Pour in the mixed mandarins and stir gently until just combined
  5. Gently stir in the chopped dates
  6. Spoon into a greased muffin tray
  7. Top each one with a mandarin segment
  8. Bake at 180 degrees for 15-30mins. Cook until golden brown and cooked inside (check this using a toothpick, poke a hole in the center of the muffin, if it comes out clean, it’s cooked)
  9. Let the muffins sit for 5 minutes, remove them from the muffin tray and place them on a cooling rack to cool.
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