Used for sweetening and flavoring foods and a component of brown sugar, molasses is used in many recipes! These are the BEST recipes that use molasses!
What is molasses?
Molasses is a food sweetener that is made from sugar cane or sugar beets. It is very thick in consistency, dark in color and bold in flavor. It is also one of the main components of brown sugar.
While most people think of molasses as being used in baking, it also used for many other reasons. Here are some of them:
- distilling rum
- to make dark rye breads
- in barbecue sauces
- in dark beers like porters and stouts
- in the jerky making process