- Fresh or dried dates make a wonderful addition to a cheese platter, or try adding dates and a handful of walnuts to a fresh fruit salad.
- To make a delicious savoury spread, simmer half a cup of dried dates with half a cup of water until soft. Add enough peanut butter to make mixture spreadable. Store in a sterilised jar in the refrigerator and use on sandwiches or with steamed vegetables.
- The sensational buttery sweetness of dates makes them a great addition to muffins and scones. Try adding dates and ginger to a wholemeal muffin mix for a healthy, high fibre and very tasty treat.
- To create a gluten free treat, simply substitute the self-raising flours with gluten free self-raising flour. Best eaten fresh.
Remember to always check the label of each ingredient to ensure it is gluten free.