Medjool Date Vegan Caramel

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Written by Abby

 
Whether you're dipping, baking, or spooning this medjool date caramel (aka date paste) is super versatile! We love adding it to oatmeal or smoothies, charcuterie boards, no bake and baked goods! Just like our medjool date syrup, this date caramel is the perfect substitute for other sweeteners like maple syrup, honey, agave, etc.  All you need is 15 minutes and 3 ingredients to make this delicious vegan, paleo, and refined sugar-free caramel. 
 
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What all goes into this vegan caramel? Here is all the ingredients you need: 
 
    1. Joolies Dates 
      • Don't forget the pit and soak in warm water first! Why soak them? Well while they are juicy beforehand, this step allows them to become extra-hydrated to create the perfect texture for the caramel.
    2. Dairy-Free Milk
      • We went with a yummy coconut milk for this one, but use whatever floats your boat!
    3. Vanilla Extract
      • This little addition adds more flavor while enhancing the other flavors in our recipe!
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If you make this yummy caramel, be sure to tag us on Instagram and Pinterest so we can see all your date-able recreations! And you can always comment below! 
 
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Medjool Date Vegan Caramel

Vegan, Paleo, Refined sugar-free

  • prep time: 15 minutes
  • cook time: 0 minutes
  • total time: 15 minutes
Servings: 12
 
INGREDIENTS:
  • 1 cup Joolies dates, pitted
  • 3 tbsp dairy-free milk 
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • pinch of sea salt
DIRECTIONS:
  1. Pit and soak medjool dates in warm water for 5 minutes. 

  2. In a food processor, add soaked dates, dairy-free milk, vanilla, and sea salt then blend until a smooth, caramel texture is formed. 

Store in an air-tight container for up to 10 days.

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