If you’ve never tasted pomegranate molasses, you’re
really missing something.
pomegranate juice that offers a rich, tart flavor – with a hint of sweet. Its
intense flavor is somewhat reminiscent of good-quality balsamic vinegar that, in
most cases, should be used sparingly. It adds a piquant (a pleasantly sharp or
appetizing) flavor to the recipes which use it.
|Homemade Pomegranate Molasses, ready to use!|
Eastern stores and even some specialty shops, but if you’re ambitious, it can
be made at home with excellent results. Just be sure to use 100% pomegranate
Besides these, pomegranate molasses adds zest to dips or spreads, salads, vegetables dishes, grilled meat or poultry, and so much
Below are two preparations for Homemade Pomegranate Molasses. Prepare the one which suits your taste.
|Ingredients for pomegranate molasses recipe #1.|
|Pomegranate molasses coats spoon|
1. Put the pomegranate juice, sugar and lemon juice in a
medium nonreactive saucepan over medium heat. Bring
to a boil, stirring to dissolve the sugar. Reduce heat and simmer for about an
hour, stirring occasionally, until the mixture has reduced to about 1 cup. The result
should be a syrupy consistency which coats the back of a spoon.
store in the refrigerator. This should last about 4 months.
#2. Pomegranate Molasses ( A tart, lip-puckering version)
Yields about 3/4 cup
4 cups 100% pomegranate juice
nonreactive saucepan over medium heat. Cook, stirring from time to time, until it’s thick enough to coat the back of a
spoon, about 45 to 50 minutes. (Do not let the syrup reduce too much or it will
darken and become too sticky.)
for about 4 months.