Natural Sweetener – Date Powder for Kids

Date Powder - why is it a good alternative to sugar for babies & kids?

All Natural -Date powder is much more nutricious and healthy than other alternatives in the market. Using dates in natural form can be difficult in daily life when compared to Date Powder of Date Syrup. You can add this in Baby Porridge, milk, cereal or use it for baking with ease. This Quick and easy method will allow you to make the recipe in less than 15mins.

Along with the taste, I always like to know the scientific reasons as to why particular food is so great. Here are few reasons Dates should be part of your and your kids nutrition. 

  • Natural source of sugar
  • Good Source of Energy
  • High in Dietary Fiber
  • Rich source of IRON
  • Relieves constipation in kids
  • Helps in weight Gain especially for kids
  • Treats Dysentery

All Natural Sweetener - Date Powder for kids.

This All natural Date Powder can be made within 15 minutes(excluding the cooling time) and is one of the best sugar alternatives. Dry Dates will be ideal for this Recipe.
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 30 Tbsp
Author soninatula


2 cups Dry Dates


  1. Quick Rinse dry date and dry them with clean towel.
  2. De-seed the dates by spliting them into half. You might have to use mortal & pestel to crack them and deseed. (This is the hardest part in the process)
  3. Chop them into small pieces
  4. Spread them on baking sheet at bake at 100 -120 degrees Celsius for about 10 minutes.
  5. You can also go the all natural route and sun dry them for 4-5 days depending on the weather.
  6. Take them out of the oven, let them cool for few minutes
  7. Your dates are ready when you can crack them.
  8. Grind the dates in small batches. you will have some crumbles but thats ok. It is important that you don't over grind them as it will bring out the natural oils and you will end up with date butter 🙂
  9. Sieve the powder to separate fine powder from crumbles.
  10. This step is optional - you can add the crumbles to remaining dates and powder them or store them in separate container and use it for toddlers and adults.
  11. Let the powder cool for few minutes and store them in air tight container. Mason Jars are ideal for storage.

Facts & Notes

Please note that dates though are completely natural and nutritious , you should give them to your kids in moderation as they still contain good amount of sugar even though its natural

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