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Sticky Date Sauce

This super tasty Sticky Date Sauce is the perfect addition to your dessert. Spoon it warmed over cake, muffins or pie or use it to make Sticky Date Banana Bread and Sticky Date Chocolate.
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time35 mins



  • 1/2 Cup Dates chopped
  • 1/4 Cup boiling water
  • Dash Bi-carb Soda
  • 2 1/2 Tablespoons Maple Syrup
  • 1 Cup Coconut Cream the thickened part from the top of a chilled can, divided into 2 1/2 Cups
  • 2 teaspoons Vanilla Extract
  • 1/4 to 1/2 teaspoon salt start with 1/4 and add to desried taste is reached



  • Place the dates into a small bowl and cover with boiling water and add the bicarb. Allow to sit and soften for at least 20 minutes.
  • Place the date mixture, maple syrup, vanilla extract and ½ cup of coconut cream in a blender and purée.
  • Pour the purée mixture into a small saucepan and, over a medium heat, stir until bubbling.
  • Reduce the heat to low and add the remaining ½ cup of coconut cream and cook, stirring occasionally for 7-10 minutes, or until slightly thickened.
  • Remove from the heat and stir in the salt and allow to sit for 5 minutes.
  • The Sticky Date Sauce can be served warm on cakes, muffins, Ice cream etc.
  • It can also be stored in the fridge and used to make Sticky Date Chocolate, in Sticky Date Banana Bread or as a spread.