Molasses Substitute

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Colleen Sowa

By
@colleenlucky7

This is an emergency substitute for molasses or pancake syrup.

Keep in mind that it is a substitute and that the flavor will be much milder than the real thing! But this is the closest substitute you will find.

Hope this helps!

Rating:

★★★★★ 3 votes

Comments:
Serves:
1 pint
Prep:
5 Min
Cook:
15 Min

Ingredients

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  • 1 1/2 c
    dark brown sugar, firmly packed
  • 1/2 c
    water

How to Make Molasses Substitute

Step-by-Step

  1. Put sugar and water into a sauce pan over medium-high heat. Cook stirring constantly until the sugar is dissolved and a thick syrup is formed. Cool and put into a jar.
  2. *** This is a substitute... not the real thing!
    Brown sugar is made by adding molasses to it... so this syrup will have a very mild molasses flavor, but using this substitute could alter the flavor of the recipe (less molasses flavor).

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Course/Dish: Other Desserts




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