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Oat and Date Breakfast Cupcakes!

Posted on April 19, 2014

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Oat and Date Breakfast Cupcakes

Makes 6 Cupcakes

Shhh…I won’t tell if you don't. These festive little breakfast cupcakes are chock-full of good for you ingredients like oats, bananas and dates, but they taste decadently delicious! Oh yes – they take less than ten minutes to prep for the oven, making your morning meal a breeze to prepare!

2 medium ripe bananas

3 tablespoons maple syrup

2/3 cup rolled oats

1/3 cup unsweetened shredded dried coconut

2 tablespoons raw unsalted sunflower seeds

6 medjool dates, pitted and diced

Preheat the oven 400 degrees F.  Line a six-cup standard muffin tin with paper liners.

Put the bananas and the maple syrup in a large bowl and mash with a potato masher until smooth. Add the oats, coconut, sunflower seeds and diced dates and stir to combine.

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Mound the mixture into the prepared muffin cups using a round scoop or spoon. Bake for 20 to 24 minutes, or until the cupcakes are slightly golden on top.  Put the tin on a wire rack and let cool for 12 to 15 minutes. Serve warm or at room temperature.

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