blackstrap molasses

noun
black·​strap molasses | \ ˈblak-ˌstrap- How to pronounce blackstrap molasses (audio) \

Definition of blackstrap molasses

: a thick dark molasses obtained from successive processing of raw sugar

Examples of blackstrap molasses in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Dear Heloise: Is blackstrap molasses and regular molasses one and the same? Heloise, Washington Post, "Hints From Heloise: Marinade masterpiece," 29 Apr. 2020 Due to its assertive flavor, blackstrap molasses is not recommended for most recipes. Darlene Zimmerman, Detroit Free Press, "Quick, easy Pineapple Raisin Muffins freeze well," 16 Apr. 2020 None of the products contain ingredients used for flavoring or coloring, including the distillery's Baxter's Rum — made with blackstrap molasses and natural sugarcane. Bailey Loosemore, The Courier-Journal, "Tequila in bourbon barrels? New craft distillery comes to Phoenix Hill," 2 July 2018 Take it [Big] Easy No place knows delicious home cooking like New Orleans, as evidenced by this down-home blackstrap molasses-pecan pie. Lauren Le Vine, Redbook, "The Ultimate Guide to a Thanksgiving They'll Talk About for Years," 27 Nov. 2013

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First Known Use of blackstrap molasses

1880, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for blackstrap molasses

blackstrap cheap wine, mixture of rum and molasses

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The first known use of blackstrap molasses was in 1880

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16 May 2020

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“Blackstrap molasses.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/blackstrap%20molasses. Accessed 4 Jul. 2020.

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