Peppered Date Syrup

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Ingredients Quantities
Medjool dates, pitted and chopped (about 1½ cups) 18 each
Pepper, Black Ground 540 g 1 1/2 tsp
Boiling hot water 3 cups


Soak dates with pepper boiling water in covered small bowl 30 minutes or until dates have softened.

Remove dates with a slotted spoon and transfer to a blender container, reserving the water. Cover blender. With center part of cover removed and blender running on high speed, gradually add half to 3/4 cup of the remaining water. Cover blender completely. Blend 2 to 3 minutes on high speed or until smooth.

Store syrup in tightly covered, clean container in refrigerator until ready to use.


Test Kitchen Tips:
• For Vanilla Peppered Date Syrup: Add 1/4 teaspoon (1 mL) Club House Pure Vanilla Extract to the boiling water for soaking the dates. 
• Serve Peppered Date Syrup over ice cream, spiced cake, hot oatmeal or other hot grain cereal and yogurt. 

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