A few notes:
- Date paste will stay fresh up to 10 days in a covered container in your fridge.
- Remove pits before blending :- )
- Medjool dates are my personal favorites for making date paste. For snacking, if you can get a hold of Bahri dates, they are magnificent-tasting – truly like eating a caramel candy!
- Dates, while high on the glycemic index, are also high in fiber, which delays sugar absorption.
- Try using about 2/3 the amount of date paste to 1 cup of granulated sweetener. Taste to determine if it’s sweet enough.
- The taste is different, but lovely and once you get used to it, you will crave the difference!
- Most SUGAR, unless organic, is a combination of evaporated cane juice AND genetically-modified sugar beets. GMO’s long term effects are questionable.
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