Forget about the caramel sauces you can find in many stores. This easy recipe without any extra crap, will proof that it doesn’t take 1 kg of refined sugar to add a little sweetness to your meal. Mix it with your yoghurt in the morning. Make caramel-chocolate fudges. Enjoy banana cinnamon rolls filled with caramel sauce, add it to your favourite ice cream. Or just grab a spoon and turn on Netflix. Whatever you do, do it good. Fresh medjool dates are the only ingredients you need. I can promise you date 🍯.
– 25 medjool dates, pitted
– boiled water
– pinch of salt or vanilla extract, optional
extra needed: food processor, measuring spoons, knives, cutting board, jar
serves: multiple servings
Add the dates to a food processor. Pulse and add 1-2 tablespoons hot water.
Turn on the food processor, start low and slowly mixing until small bits remain.
Scrape down sides once or twice.
Start blending on a higher speed, and add extra hot water if the mixture remains lumpy.
Add extra flavour if desired.
Store in a mason jar or airtight container, and refrigerate for 1-2 weeks.