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Can figs be substituted for dates?
Last Updated: 23rd April, 2020
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Besides, what can you use in place of dates?
Substitute for Dates OR - Dried cranberries (craisins) OR - Dried cherries.OR - to really vary the flavor use driedapricots.
Subsequently, question is, do dates and figs taste the same? Dates and figs resemble each other from adistance, with similar sizes, shapes and often a similar dark huedepending on the variety. Both take well to fresh eating or drying,and both are very sweet. Yet figs and dates eachpossess characteristics that make them far frominterchangeable.
Furthermore, what is better for you figs or dates?
Richer in Fiber Per fruit, figs offer a much bettersource of soluble fiber, with 4-5 grams per fruit versusdates which have around 2-3 grams. Figs are alsolinked to good digestive health, help to relieve constipation, andcontribute to good heart health.
Can you use regular dates instead of Medjool?
I use them in so many recipes because they are anatural way to sweeten desserts and they are so versatile. Ifyou can't find medjool dates, you can useanother date, but you may need to add a few extras.The medjool dates are larger.