Healthy syrup

Maple Date Syrup



Yield 1 3/4 cups

A healthy and wholesome way to sweeten your morning.



1 1/2  cup pitted dates

3/4  cup water

2/3  cup pure maple syrup – or up to 1/3 cup more if desired

1/4  teaspoon maple flavor

2  teaspoons frozen orange juice concentrate – optional


  1. Place dates and water in a saucepan, cover, and bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer for 5 minutes or until dates are very, very soft.
  2. Transfer dates and water to blender, add maple syrup and maple flavor and blend until very smooth.

Add more maple syrup or water to thin to desired consistency.

Serving Suggestions

Serve warm over waffles, French toast, pancakes, hot cereal (like this Fig Pear Oatmeal), or toast.


Keeps in the refrigerator for up to three weeks. If it thickens, add water to desired consistency.

Can be frozen.

Recipe by JennifersKitchen at