Date Caramel Sauce/Syrup
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Serves: 1 cup
  • 1 c pitted, chopped dates
  • 2 c hot water
  1. Soak all the dates with both cups of hot water for 15 minutes,
  2. Without draining, blend everything up.
  3. Strain through a fine mesh sieve.
  4. You can keep it raw just as is or cook.
  5. Heat on medium until it bubbles, thickens and reduces by half for a caramel like sauce.
  6. For a more syrup like consistency, cook until the sugars caramelize further, it takes on a darker brown color and reduces by ⅓-1/4.
  7. Cool and serve as desired.
Recipe by The Squishy Monster at