date butter

Authorali
DifficultyBeginner

Description:
This quick and easy recipe for date butter serves as a perfect substitute for both your sweet and salted dairy butter. Add date butter to your favorite desserts, put it on toast, waffles, in oatmeal, coffee, or just about any recipe! Dates are an extremely versatile ingredient, so they work with almost any diet regardless of the restrictions it may impose. Dates are gluten-free. Plus, while a tablespoon of regular butter has 31 mg of cholesterol, a tablespoon of date butter is cholesterol-free!
Date butter
A new way to incorporate nature’s finest ingredients into all your meals. Although dates don’t enjoy the same popularity as other superfoods, they serve up a ton of health benefits. These fruits provide energy, fiber, and an assortment of vitamins and minerals. They are also a great source of antioxidants. They are an extremely versatile ingredient, so they work with almost any diet regardless of the restrictions it may impose. Dates are gluten-free. Plus, while a tablespoon of regular butter has 31 mg of cholesterol, a tablespoon of date butter is cholesterol-free!
Enjoy the tasty benefits of this amazing superfood every day with this date butter recipe!

Yields1 Serving
Prep Time6 minsCook Time14 minsTotal Time20 mins
 4 cups pitted Piarom dates
 1 ½ cups water
1

Add dates to a medium stainless steel bowl. Bring water to a boil, pour over dates then tightly cover with foil or a lid. Allow to set covered at room temperature for 4 hours.

2

Add softened dates and water to a food processor and pulse until smooth and butter-like consistency. It may take a few minutes of pulsing until the butter consistency is achieved. It should look similar to apple butter.

3

Store in a glass container and refregerate.

Ingredients

 4 cups pitted Piarom dates
 1 ½ cups water

Directions

1

Add dates to a medium stainless steel bowl. Bring water to a boil, pour over dates then tightly cover with foil or a lid. Allow to set covered at room temperature for 4 hours.

2

Add softened dates and water to a food processor and pulse until smooth and butter-like consistency. It may take a few minutes of pulsing until the butter consistency is achieved. It should look similar to apple butter.

3

Store in a glass container and refregerate.

date butter

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