The Deglet Noor is easy to identify for its elongated shape. It is medium in size and slender in dimension. With their wide color range, the dates are found to be in yellowish-brown toned to straw yellow with a somewhat transparent exterior. The surface of the dates is semi-dry and often described as having a slight snappy munch. In contrast to Medjool dates, Deglet Noor with branch dates contain less sugar content. With a flavor of nut, it tastes like brown butter and cashew-nut.
Botanically named as Phoenix dactylifera, Deglet Noor dates are classified as dry, partially dry, and soft. Though slightly crispy, this species of dates are flexible and thought out to be the most popular palm dates in the US.
The consistency of firm and moderate sweetness have made Deglet Noor supreme in baking variety. They can be easily chopped and diced. The mushy and slight bite off with bread, cookies, and cakes would be a cool morsel. These dates are also favored for the manufacturing of date sugar, a sweetener option. The other complementary flavors of Deglet Noor with branch dates include chocolate, nuts, cream, coffee, maple syrup, coconut, cinnamon, orange, brandy, bananas, apricots, rum, bacon, cheese, and, pork and poultry.
Some of the good things about Deglet Noor dates are
- It is so tasty that there is hardly any chance of going back to other dates.
- It contains no fungus or dust or other bacterial deposit.
- The texture of the dates is excellent.
- It is natural and most of the dates are attached to branches.
- Price is realistic enough as compared to its benefits.