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How To Make Date Paste - Sugar Substitute

Date Paste can sweeten any recipe and is a sensible option if you are diabetic or looking to lose weight by reducing sugar.
Course ingredients
Cuisine Indian, turkey
Keyword sugar replacement
Prep Time 1 hour 8 minutes
Author Nicola Turner


  • food processor


  • 2 cups dates
  • 2 cups water


  • Boil the water in a kettle or pan
  • Remove the stones from the prunes if they are not removed already
  • Place in a glass bowl and pour the boiling water over them
  • Allow to stand for at least 1 hour
  • Scoop the dates into a food processor and keep the water
  • Blend until smooth adding some of the water as required to make a thick creamy paste
  • Store in a clean jar until ready to use