No Sugar Added Strawberry Muffins

  • Author: Madison | A Joyfully Mad Kitchen
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 25 minutes
  • Total Time: 35 minutes
  • Yield: 12 muffins 1x
  • Category: Breakfast
  • Method: Baking


These delicious muffins are quick to make, sugar free and healthy for the whole family! No Sugar Added Strawberry Muffins are sweetened with dates and a splash of maple syrup, but their true sweetness comes from the fresh strawberries! These blender muffins are the perfect before school treat or afternoon snack.


  • 1/2 cup water, boiling
  • 1 cup dried dates chopped
  • 1 1/2 cups old-fashioned oats
  • 1 cup of bread flour
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon┬ábaking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon┬ásalt
  • 2 tsp cinnamon
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 3/4 cup unsweetened almond milk
  • 2 large eggs
  • 2 tablespoons maple syrup
  • 1 1/2 cups of strawberries, hulled and diced


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Pour water into a sauce pan and bring to a boil over high heat.
  3. Place chopped dates into a blender. Then pour hot water on top of the dates. Blend until dates are pureed.
  4. Add remaining ingredients (except strawberries) to blender, starting with the dry ingredients.
  5. Blend until ingredients are mixed and oats are ground.
  6. Gently fold in strawberries with a silicone spatula.
  7. Pour directly into a greased muffin pan, about 3/4 full.
  8. Bake for 20-25 minutes, until the center of the muffins bounce back when poked.
  9. Allow to cool for two minutes in muffin tin before moving to a wire cooling rack.


You can substitute all purpose flour for the bread flour if you don’t have any available. Bread flour just makes the muffins a tad bit fluffier!

For donuts, use a donut pan and bake for 12-15 minutes or until donuts spring back when gently touched.