These are heaven. It is hard to convince anyone in a world of chocolate chunk caramel blitz muffins that is the rage these days but these areâ€¦..the best. Delicate ,packed with nutrition, flavor and gorgeous of crumb, with a gently crisp top cap. If you have a thing against dates, use raisins or cranberries or just stop dating. Btw, depending on the whole wheat flour you use, you might need 1/4 cup more or less of the liquid in the recipe -so start with 3/4 cup and see if you have to add (this is a thick, gloppy batter).