- Wash an abundant amount of dates with water, put them in a deep saucepan, then immerse them in water, the amount of water should be twice the amount of dates.
- Put the saucepan on medium heat until it boils for about an hour and a half, and the time depends on the quality of the dates used, as there are types that need a period of less or more.
- Take the saucepan off the heat, and watch the ripeness of the dates and their ability to mash, then drain using a colander by pressing it until the maximum amount of juice and small pieces come out.
- Filter the juice with a clean piece of cloth, and the remaining part of the dates will be preserved and used in other recipes.
- Put the juice in a saucepan over medium heat, and leave it until it boils and the water evaporates from it, leaving a thick liquid as sugar syrup and bubbles appear in it.
- Leave the date molasses until it cools, then put it in clean packs, and store it in a warm and dark place.