Called often “date molasses” or “date honey”, date syrup is made from fallow dates, cooked in water, filtered to remove the stones and finally squeezed to extract the juice. Over low heat, the juice is concentrated by being cooked until it reaches a colored and spirited liquid. It’s the famous Tunisian date syrup.
Furthermore, the date syrup seduces the fans of healthy and flavorful cuisine with its caramel taste and its richness in minerals. Indeed, date syrup is full of benefits for its consumers, for instance; minerals (calcium, magnesium, sodium, copper), as well as vitamins A, B1, B2, and C, are ideal for the body.
Date syrup is contributing to muscle contraction, anti-stress magnesium, anti-fatigue iron, and calcium that are essential for bone strength.Unlike white sugar rich in sucrose, the date syrup carries only traces of sucrose. It has glucose and fructose in equivalent proportions.
It’s due to the sucrose or sugar in the fruit harmonizing to transform its two constituent sugars, glucose and fructose, also called invert sugar.
Accordingly, date sugar is less caloric than white sugar, which makes it perfect for cooking, for example, date syrup can be an excellent alternative for lightening desserts, because it brings softness, color, and flavor due to its very fragrant taste. Date syrup can be used to accompany pancakes, waffles, and drink.
To sweeten your hot or cold drinks: coffee, milk, etc. In the savory version, the date syrup also picks up the marinades of a salmon, for example, and delicately scents the salad dressing with nuts.