Chocolate Cherry Muffins

1 cup whole wheat pastry flour
3 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder
1/4 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon baking powder
1/4 teaspoon of salt

1 egg, lightly beaten
4 tablespoons honey
4 tablespoons canola oil

1/2 cup dried dates (about 10-12 dried dates), pitted and chopped
1/4 cup yogurt

1/4 cup dried cherries

Yields 6
Preheat oven to 180C. Line or grease muffin tin.
In a large bowl, sift together flour, cocoa, baking soda, baking powder and salt.
In a food processor, blend chopped dates and yogurt to a creamy paste. In another bowl, combine egg, honey and oil. Stir into the date yogurt paste. Add wet to dry ingredients and stir until just combined. Fold in dried cherries.
Fill batter into the muffin molds. Bake for 20-25 minutes or until toothpick comes out clean.

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