(makes 1 large jar)

Cost of ingredients in May 2020: Approximately R18 for 500ml

  • 250g pack of pitted dates
  • boiling water
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  1. Open the pack of dates and break it up into pieces. Put the pieces into a food processor or tall Nutribullet cup and pour boiling water over it (just enough to cover the date pieces so that the dates soften).
  2. Leave to cool.
  3. Add the lemon juice and cinnamon and blitz in the Nutribullet. Pour into a large glass jar and keep in the fridge.
  4. Suggested ways to enjoy your date syrup:Add a spoonful to cereal, porridge or yogurt to sweeten. Use instead of honey or jam on your favourite bread or use as an alternative to sugar to sweeten treats when baking.
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