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Tahini date caramel in a jar with a spoon

No Fuss Salted Tahini Date Caramel

  • Author: Vicky & Ruth
  • Total Time: 15 minutes
  • Yield: 2 cups (32 tbsp) 1x


Do you want to learn how to make caramel in less than 15 minutes? Scroll down! Bonus: it's vegan, it's gluten free and has no sugar added. Trust us, you'll want to try it!


  • 12 Medjool dates, pitted
  • 3/4 - 1 cup unsweetened plant based milk, hot
  • 1/2 cup tahini
  • 1/2 tsp natural vanilla extract
  • 1/8 tsp sea salt


  1.  Soak the dates in 3/4 cup of hot milk, in a heatproof bowl, for 5 minutes
  2. Transfer the dates and milk to a high-speed blender, add the tahini, vanilla and salt and blend until smooth (you might need to add a little more milk to make it easier to blend the dates). The mixture will be thick
  3. Store in a glass jar or airtight container in the fridge for up to 2 months (see note)


  1. Always use a clean utensil to scoop out the date caramel to keep it fresh
  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Category: dessert
  • Method: raw
  • Cuisine: vegan sweets


  • Serving Size: 1 tbsp
  • Calories: 48
  • Sugar: 6
  • Sodium: 81.3
  • Fat: 1.9
  • Saturated Fat: 0.3
  • Unsaturated Fat: 1.5
  • Trans Fat: 0
  • Carbohydrates: 7.8
  • Fiber: 1
  • Protein: 0.9
  • Cholesterol: 0

Keywords: caramel, dates, vegan, plantbased, gluten free, dairy free, tahini

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