I'm not talking about naturally flavored, no sugar added type of marketing gimmicks.
Date Syrup is simple to make, with dried dates which are a whole food, mixed with refreshing punch of citrus from a whole lemon (yes, even the skin and pulp, all of it!) blended together to make a sweet, thick, fiber rich and healthy sweetener that can be added to oatmeal, chia pudding, or to baking goodies like brownies for that fudge like consistency. Need I say more? Yummmm
I love to make Date Syrup in batches and store in a refrigerator for up to 1 week, but to be honest it doesn't last that long in our house.
Prep Time 5 minutes
Yields 4-6 Servings
1 cup of whole, pitted, dried dates
1 whole lemon (diced, skin included, seeds removed)
1 cup of hot water
freshly graded nutmeg (optional)
Blend all ingredients together until desired consistency (paste like or more chunky, depending on your preference).
Sprinkle with freshly graded nutmeg (optional).
Pour in a glass container, cover and refrigerate.
Date Syrup will keep for 1 week in the refrigerator.