California Dates are an incredibly versatile fruit.  They make a delicious snack on their own, can be blended into a smoothie or shake, used as a pizza or flatbread topping, a topper for salads, cereals, and yogurt, a helthy sweet ingredient of granola. 

They are a perfect sweet ingredient for baked goods, sweet and savory main dishes and sides, and as a natural sweetener for dressings and sauces and in sweet and savory dishes. And with NO ADDED SUGAR!

Make-Ahead California Date Products

Date Syrup, Date Sugar, & Date Paste

California Dates can be easily transformed into date syrup, date sugar, and date paste for a natural sweetness in any recipe. With a long shelf life, they can be made in advance and stored so that you can reach for them anytime as a staple  ingredient with no refined sugar.

California Dates: A Healthy Alternative to Refined Sugar

California Dates can be used as a natural sugar substitute in a 1:1 ratio. This means you can easily replace refined sugar with dates or date products in your recipes without having to adjust quantities. 

To learn more about the health & nutritional benefits of California Dates compared to refined sugar, other natural sweeteners such as honey and maple syrup, and artificial sweeters, click here.