Peppered Date Syrup
8 (2 tbs servings)
Exotic and spicy, this syrup recipe is the perfect blend of bold pepper and smooth, sweet Medjool dates. Serve over ice cream, hot porridge, spiced cake and more.
- 1 Soak the dates with the Pepper in a small bowl covered with boiling water. Leave to stand for 30 minutes, or until the dates have softened.
- 2 Remove dates with a slotted spoon and transfer to a blender container, reserving the water. Cover the blender and with the centre removed and blender running on high speed, gradually add the reserved water to the dates. Blend for 2-3 minutes on high speed, or until smooth.
- 3 Store syrup in tightly covered, clean container in a refrigerator until ready to use.