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.
- Compress pitted dates in a glass jar.
- Pour water to cover them and let soak overnight.
- Process them in a food processor or blender to obtain a smooth and creamy texture.
- Transfer the paste back to the glass jar and store in the fridge.
For a thicker texture do not use all the water from soaking when processing the paste.