Medjool dates are a soft brown/reddish orange berry with an oblong shape. It is the most popular dessert fruit on earth. The Arabic name Medjool means “a fruit of the sun.” The Arabic name Darussalam means “wild Dateberry” and “anise seed”. The Arabic word for Medjool dates is “harb al-Ras”.
Medjool dates are harvested from young Medjool date palms, which mature in late summer or early fall. Phoenix dactylifera, also known as old date or black-eyed date, is aromatic flowering shrub species in the garden family, Arecanaceae, cultivated mainly for its edible fleshy fruit. The domesticated version is more popular than the wild species.
It has a firm, nutty texture and a faint caramel-like dried fruits scent. Both the pulp and the juice are sweet with a hint of spiciness, but are low in sugar and high in fiber. The natural sweetener is called “sucrose,” which is not the same as table sugar. The sweetness comes only from the natural sweetener and does not result from added sugar.
Wild Medjool dates have a somewhat sweeter taste than their commercial product and are recommended for diabetics and people trying to lose weight due to constipation. Regular dates are best eaten at room temperature, after they have been rinsed off, whereas Medjool dates can be stored for up to one month. This makes them an excellent choice for diabetics who like to take sugar out of their diet. These dates are also considered a mild laxative, due to the fiber content.
Medjool dates are available in three different varieties: brown, green and black. The brown variety contains more calories and more fiber than the other two varieties. Green and black varieties are lighter and have less calories and less fiber than the brown variety. The Medjool dates grown in the Middle East have a slightly sweeter taste than those grown in the West. The dates are commonly found in grocery stores in the Middle East, but you may also order them online.
For a delicious dessert, mix one tablespoon of brown sugar, one tablespoon of dates, and one tablespoon of cream. You will have a delectable dessert for any occasion! Try to cook this delicious dessert and you will discover how delicious Medjool dates are as a dessert!
For dessert recipes, try out some of the classic African dessert recipes such as injera, chocolate sauce, and kuih and khomas. You will love how easy it is to make these traditional African dessert recipes using Medjool dates instead of regular dates. Instead of using a regular sugar recipe, try using Medjool dates instead. The rich flavor of the dates creates a velvety texture that is difficult to resist. You can create mouthwatering desserts by simply substituting brown sugar, dates and cream for your traditional recipes.
Medjool dates are a great source of natural sweetener. It has the natural sweetness of sugar without the calories and the extra calories that are associated with other artificial sweeteners. Medjool dates also contain a large amount of protein, which makes it a wonderful addition to your diet. Try experimenting with different combination’s of ingredients for your favorite date recipes. You will find that you can eat more of these delicious recipes with added flavor and satisfaction.