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#1 Old 05-27-2006, 05:53 PM
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How long should dates be soaked for use in blended recipes such as raw puddings?



I just made raw chocolate pudding but the dates didn't blend very well (i.e. there was lots of chunks). I only soaked them for about 30 minutes. It still tasted good though
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#2 Old 05-27-2006, 06:25 PM
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last recipe i used soaked dates in i soaked them for 30 mins. but i have a very strong blender. next time try an hour or blend them more. or cook thme in a saucepan over low heat until most of liquid is gone.
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#3 Old 05-27-2006, 10:55 PM
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last recipe i used soaked dates in i soaked them for 30 mins. but i have a very strong blender. next time try an hour or blend them more. or cook thme in a saucepan over low heat until most of liquid is gone.



... but then it wouldn't raw, right?
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#4 Old 05-27-2006, 11:31 PM
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I don't think you should soak dates....

they might leave mad and not call again....



Just kidding!
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#5 Old 05-28-2006, 05:07 AM
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I suggest splitting them and removing the pit before you soak them. The time frame you soaked them in should be suffice. A Vita-Mix really comes in handy in these situations.
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