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Date sweetener

Date sweetener is an all natural and minimally processed sweetener made from only 1 ingredient. When used according to program principles it's Whole30 friendly too!
Servings 2 1/3 C

Ingredients

  • 1 pressed C / 215 g pitted dates (I use Sayer dates) or ⅔ pressed C date paste
  • 2 C / 500 ml water
  • 1/4 tsp fine pink Himalayan salt or sea salt

Instructions

  • Combine everything in a bullet blender, blender or food processor and blend into a smooth, thick and luscious paste.  
  • Season to taste.

STORAGE AND SHELF LIFE

  • Transfer the date sweetener to clean glass jars and store in the fridge for a couple of weeks. The sweetener freezes well too and can be stored in the freezer for months. I like to freeze it in ice cube trays, to easily use a cube or two, when cooking.