With its poetic name, Date powder comes from dried and crushed Dates, finely ground to make flour. For a sweet and natural touch, you can add date powder to your blends, pastries, mixed drinks, such as smoothies, smocks, over yogurt, oatmeal and more. In many Arab and African countries, date powder is used to sweeten desserts or beverages.
Pit the dates, place them on ungreased plates without touching them, bake in a preheated oven at 250 ° C for 12 to 15 hours, remove them when they are very hard at 0% moisture, this is how we obtain dates powder.
Let cool, roll and use date powderas ordinary sugar. We can use date powder for: Fermentation (citric acid, vinegar, yeast, alcohol, …), refreshing drinks with flavored dates, juice, confectionery and pastry. The date powder is excellent for our health because it is loaded with fructose, dextrose, sucrose, and maltose. Carbohydrates are genuine sources of energy for the body also because they help fight against high blood pressure. add to that, the powder is low in fat. It contains practically none.
Relative to the food industry, date powder is a very healthy substitute for confectionery, chocolate, protein bars, baked goods, alcoholic beverages, baby foods, dairy products, and ice cream. Date powder is part of the nutritional benefits of the fruit, this powder is conserved to make it an exceptional sweetener, it is also rich in potassium, magnesium, copper and it is a source of iron, calcium, phosphorus, niacin, and pyridoxine.
Moreover, date powder contains powerful antioxidant effects and a lot of beta-carotene, lutein, and zeaxanthin, protective for the eyes. Date powder has the highest antioxidant content of honey and maple syrup.