Molasses Substitutes

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Ingredients

  • Substitutes for molasses are honey, brown sugar, dark corn syrup and maple syrup.

Directions

One can also use either light or dark brown sugar as a substitute, but one has to combine three-quarter cups of either types of sugars with a quarter cup of water and heat the mixture to dissolve the sugar. If a person is using molasses for baking and needs a substitute for this ingredient, then one can replace a cup of molasses by using a combination of a quarter teaspoon of tartar cream, a quarter cup of a hot liquid and three-quarter cups of brown sugar. Although one uses these substitutes for molasses, its distinct flavor may be missing with these substitutes. However, one should not use blackstrap molasses as a substitute for light molasses because its flavor is too strong.

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