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Homemade Molasses Substitute Recipe

Gayathri Kumar
Homemade Molasses Substitute Recipe is an easy alternative to the commercial molasses and can be used for all recipes that call for it.
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Total Time 15 mins
Course Condiment
Cuisine International


  • 250 gm Dark Brown Sugar / Jaggery Powder
  • 50 gm Water
  • 1/2 Lemon


  • Mix together sugar and water.
  • Bring it to boil.
  • The sugar will melt and start boiling.
  • Add juice from half lemon and the lemon peel too.
  • Boil it until thick. Take a few drops of the syrup on a plate and let it cool down.
  • It should be of consistency of thick honey.
  • Once this consistency is reached, remove the syrup from flame, remove the lemon peel and immediately transfer to a storage jar.
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