G-FB6LH291YY

homemade pomegranate molasses

HOMEMADE POMEGRANATE MOLASSES

This is truly a gift from Mother Nature herself!  I love Homemade Pomegranate Molasses so much, I eat it off a spoon like a lollypop!

It’s intensely flavorful, tangy and sweet, all at the same time.  Because I’m absolutely addicted to this stuff, I have it around all year long.   I used to have to buy a bag full of fresh pomegranates at the end of each season, but now you can buy the juice any time you want.  And that makes Nan one happy camper!

NAN’S TIP:  FRESH POMEGRANATE JUICE WILL YIELD A BRIGHTER, RUBY-TONED MOLASSES IF IT’S NOT OVERCOOKED.

 

HELPFUL HINTS FOR MAKING HOMEMADE POMEGRANATE MOLASSES

homemade pomegranate molasses

DON’T OVERCOOK YOUR HOMEMADE POMEGRANATE MOLASSES!

It’s definitely not that hard to overcook homemade pomegranate molasses, especially in the last 10 to 15 minutes of the cooking time.  Because of the mixture’s high sugar content, it can go from perfect to scorched or worse, burned, in just a few moments.  Watch it carefully, and reduce the heat for the last 10-15 minutes if you see it’s coloring faster than it’s reducing.

WHAT DOES HOMEMADE POMEGRANATE MOLASSES LOOK LIKE WHEN IT’S DONE?

After the first 45-60 minutes of simmering time, you should notice that the bubbling will start to become slower and thicker as the mixture becomes more viscous.

And that’s exactly what you want happening at this stage of the process. Ultimately, you’ll want the molasses to coat the back of a spoon without sliding off.  I’m sure you’ve used commercially-made molasses, and that’s exactly the thickness we’re going for.  This recipe yields about 1 full cup of pomegranate molasses when finished.

 

WHAT CAN YOU MAKE WITH YOUR HOMEMADE POMEGRANATE MOLASSES?

Pomegranate Molasses Glazed Roasted Asian Pears

POMEGRANATE GLAZED ROASTED ASIAN PEARS

Here’s a fabulous Fall dessert recipe that combines the delicate flavors of Asian Pears with the tangy-sweetness of Homemade Pomegranate Molasses.  

They’re sprinkled with toasted pistachios to give them the perfect amount of crunch against the texture of the rich, roasted pear flesh.   

CLICK THIS LINK TO GO TO THE RECIPE NOW:

POMEGRANATE GLAZED ROASTED ASIAN PEARS

 

YOU’RE NOT ON THE LIST YET?  Why not join in on the fun!

There’s always something fabulous happening here at Ingredients For A Fabulous Life, you don’t want to miss out, do you?  

Join the IFAFL Email Subscriber List to get instant access to the IFAFL Resource Library and receive our twice-weekly emails.  Just fill out the form below and you’ll have exclusive access to all the FREE DIGITAL DOWNLOADS.

Come join the gang in our Facebook group and get in on the gabfest at, The Fab Life!  That’s where we show off our triumphs and share our pursuit of “the good life” with each other all week long.  

 

 


 

homemade pomegranate molasses

Homemade Pomegranate Molasses

Yield: 1 cup
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 1 hour 10 minutes
Total Time: 1 hour 20 minutes

Intensely flavorful, sweet, yet tangy all at the same time, this recipe for Homemade Pomegranate Molasses is fabulous in both dessert and savory dishes. It's so much better than what comes in a bottle at the store!

Ingredients

  • 4 cups pomegranate juice
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 tablespoon freshly squeezed lemon juice, strained

Instructions

Place the pomegranate juice, sugar and lemon juice in a 4-quart saucepan set over medium heat. Cook, stirring occasionally, until the sugar has completely dissolved.

Once the sugar has dissolved, reduce heat to medium-low and cook until the mixture has reduced to 1 cup, approximately 70 minutes. It should be the consistency of thick syrup. Reduce the heat for the last 10-15 minutes if it's coloring too fast.

Remove from the heat and allow to cool in the saucepan for 30 minutes. Transfer to a glass jar and allow to cool completely before covering and storing in the refrigerator for up to 6
months.

Nutrition Information
Yield 16 Serving Size 1
Amount Per Serving Calories 58Total Fat 0gSaturated Fat 0gTrans Fat 0gUnsaturated Fat 0gCholesterol 0mgSodium 6mgCarbohydrates 14gFiber 0gSugar 14gProtein 0g

Portion size is 1 tablespoon of homemade pomegranate molasses.

error: Content is protected !!