Perfect for a sunny Sunday's afternoon tea, a lunch box filler for the kids or a mid morning snack.
2 cups wholemeal flour
2 tspns baking powder
2 1/2 tspns cinnamon
3/4 cup caster sugar
1 cup rolled oats
1/2 cup milk
1/2 cup maple syrup, plus extra for drizzling
1/3 cup vegetable oil
2 small green apples, cored amd grated
1 cup chopped dates
Preheat oven to 180degrees
Place flour, baking powder, 2 tspns cinnamon, sugar and 1/2 cup of oats in a bowl and stir to combine.
Make a well in centre, add milk, eggs, 1/3 cup maple syrup, oil, apple and dates and stir until just combined.
Spoon the mixture into 6 x 3/4 cup capacity tins lined with muffin cases.
Place the remaining 1/2 tspn of cinnamon, 1/2 cup oats and 2 tblspn of maple syrup in a bowl and mix to combine.
Top the muffins with the oat mixture and bake for 35-40 mins or until cooked when tested with a skewer.
Drizzle with the extra maple syrup to serve.