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Medjool Date Paste (VIDEO)

Make organic date paste, one of the healthiest and tastiest natural sweeteners for your dishes and drinks!
Prep Time10 minutes
Total Time10 minutes
Course: Condiment/spice
Cuisine: Egyptian, Iranian
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Servings: 400 g
Calories: 17kcal


  • 1 pitted Medjool dates
  • 1 cup water (for soaking)


  • Soak the pitted dates in small glass bowls with hot water for 30 minutes or with cold water overnight.
    pitted Medjool dates paste prep
  • Pour the dates and water into a food processor or blender and blend until smooth.
    pitted Medjool date paste blending
  • If you prefer a thicker consistency with an extended long shelf life, heat the paste in a pan over medium-low heat until it bubbles.
    Medjool date paste cooking
  • Stir the contents with a spatula. Set aside and leave to cool.
    cooked Medjool date paste
  • Transfer the cooled date paste to a sterilized airtight glass jar.
    Medjool date paste storage




Serving: 1g | Calories: 17kcal | Carbohydrates: 4g | Protein: 0.1g | Fat: 0.01g | Sodium: 3mg | Potassium: 42mg | Fiber: 0.4g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 9IU | Calcium: 6mg | Iron: 0.1mg