desserts

Peppered Date Syrup

Exotic and spicy, this syrup recipe is the perfect blend of bold pepper and smooth, sweet Medjool dates. Serve over ice cream, hot oatmeal, spiced cake and more.
5 min
PREP TIME
56
CALORIES
3
INGREDIENTS
8
Servings

INGREDIENTS

  • 6 whole Medjool dates pitted and chopped (about 1/2 cup / 125 ml)
  • 1/2 tsp (2 ml) Ground Black Pepper
  • 1 cup (250 ml) boiling hot water

Preparation

  • 1 Soak dates with pepper and boiling water in covered small bowl 30 minutes or until dates have softened.
  • 2 Remove dates with a slotted spoon into a blender container, reserving the water. Cover blender. With center part of cover removed and blender running on high speed, gradually add 1/2 to 3/4 cup (125 to 175 ml) of the reserved water. Cover blender completely. Blend 2 to 3 minutes on high speed or until smooth.
  • 3 Store syrup in tightly covered, clean container in refrigerator until ready to use.

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