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Soused dates in honey, rum and vanilla syrup
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175g medjool dates (about 9–10), stoned
5 tbsp light-flavoured honey, such as acacia
4 tbsp dark rum
1 vanilla pod, split open
1. Put all the ingredients in a small saucepan set over a low-medium heat. Simmer gently, stirring now and then, for 15-20 minutes, until the dates are sitting in a thick syrup. Set aside for 10 minutes before serving warm, or allow to cool completely. The dates will keep covered in the fridge for up to 1 week. Serve with vanilla ice cream or cream.
This recipe first appeared in the Harvest section of Waitrose Food, November 2017 issue. Download the Waitrose Food app for the full issue.
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This recipe was first published in Wed Nov 01 12:35:55 GMT 2017.