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Date Paste

This is an excellent sugar substitute. Since it is basically a whole food made puree, is the most nutritious sweetener. At Y Nut we use it to sweeten desserts, smoothies and many other dishes. 

Directions

  1. Compress pitted dates in a glass jar.
  2. Pour water to cover them and let soak overnight.
  3. Process them in a food processor or blender to obtain a smooth and creamy texture.
  4. Transfer the paste back to the glass jar and store in the fridge.

 

Suggestions

For a thicker texture do not use all the water from soaking when processing the paste.