Rose & Date Kaya


1 cup seedless dates

1 can MARIGOLD Evaporated Creamer

1 cup gula Melaka

2 tbsp virgin coconut oil

1 tsp rose syrup

3 eggs


  1. Add the seedless dates, MARIGOLD Evaporated Creamer, gula Melaka, virgin coconut oil and rose syrup in a pot and cook until the dates are soft.
  2. Blend the mixture in a blender until a smooth paste is formed.
  3. Let the paste cool down and then mix in eggs until fully combined.
  4. Cook the mixture over a double boiler for 30 minutes until it becomes thick with a spreadable consistency.
  5. Chill before serving.
Chef's Tip:
Constantly stirring the kaya mixture while double boiling helps to spread the heat more evenly which will create a smoother kaya.
Prep time: 15 minutes
Cooking time: 40 minutes
Serves: 8 ; Shelf life: 10 -14 days if kept clean and refrigerated.