blackstrap molasses

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

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

These example sentences are selected automatically from various online news sources to reflect current usage of the word 'blackstrap molasses.' Views expressed in the examples do not represent the opinion of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback.

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

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about blackstrap molasses

Statistics for blackstrap molasses

Look-up Popularity

Time Traveler for blackstrap molasses

The first known use of blackstrap molasses was in 1880

See more words from the same year

More from Merriam-Webster on blackstrap molasses Encyclopedia article about blackstrap molasses

Comments on blackstrap molasses

What made you want to look up blackstrap molasses? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).


something desired as essential

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

What's that Smell?! Quiz

  • wide eyed dog smelling rose
  • Someone who is hircine smells like a:
Name That Thing

Test your visual vocabulary with our 10-question challenge!

Word Winder's CrossWinder

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!