Learning how to make your own date syrup is the perfect way to reduced refined sugar consumption if you enjoy the odd sweet treat. It’s versatile and delectable, better still it’s super simple to make at home.
All it takes is a few ingredients and a high speed blender. With a little extra reduction a date syrup can become a replacement for treacle or molasses, but this sweetener is high in antioxidants and a source of magnesium, phosphorus and zinc. Drizzle on your pancakes, use in baking or for dressings for summer salads.
If you enjoy using homemade sweeteners, you might like to try a Dandelion Honey, it’s light and floral, a perfect vegan honey alternative for sweet and savoury recipes.
- 1kg dried dates
- 1 tsp baking soda
- 2 litres boiling water
- 10ml lemon juice