Strawberry-Date Syrup
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Serves: 4 (makes about 2 cups)
  • 1½ cups water
  • 4 ounces pitted dates (7 to 8 Medjool or 14 to 16 Deglet Noor), chopped
  • ½ cup sliced strawberries
  1. Place the water, dates, and strawberries into a blender, and set aside for at least 15 minutes (so the dates can soften).
  2. Blend until a smooth, pourable consistency is reached (add more water, as needed, to thin, but the syrup will thicken as it sits). Serve over pancakes and waffles.
Instead of water, you may also use fruit juice (or a mixture); I love fresh tangerine juice in this syrup.

Instead of strawberries, try raspberries, blueberries, kiwifruit, peaches, and mango.

Use any leftover syrup on fruit or oatmeal.
Nutrition Information
Serving size: .5 cup Calories: 85 Fat: 0.1g Carbohydrates: 45.7g Sugar: 19.9g Sodium: 4mg Fiber: 2.3g Protein: 0.7g Cholesterol: 0g
Recipe by Straight Up Food at