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Date Paste Recipe from Amy in the Kitchen

Date Paste

Prep Time: 10 minutes
Blend Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes
Servings: 2 cups
Author: Amy Duska


  • 12 oz. pitted Medjool dates about 18-20 dates
  • water see instructions


  • Bring 4 cups of water to a simmer and remove the pot from the heat.
  • Place dates into a 4 cup glass measuring cup and cover with hot water. Let dates sit for 10 minutes to soften. Reserve 1.5 cups of the soaking liquid and drain the remaining water from the dates.
  • Place the dates and 1 cup of the reserved water into a high speed blender and blend until smooth. Add more water if you'd like a thinner consistency. Transfer to a glass container and cover.


  • To Store: Keep covered in the refrigerator up to 3 months.


Serving: 1tablespoon | Calories: 29kcal | Carbohydrates: 8g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 1g | Sodium: 1mg | Potassium: 74mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 7g | Vitamin A: 15IU | Calcium: 7mg | Iron: 0.1mg