- 1Thick, dark brown juice obtained from raw sugar during the refining process.More example sentences
- They developed a much simpler and cheaper process using fermented molasses or wheat - eventually manufacturers realised that almost any protein can be broken down to produce it.
- Nowadays it is usually manufactured from wheat gluten or beet molasses by a fermentation process devised in the 1950s.
- MSG is a powdered form of glutamate made by fermenting molasses from sugar cane and beets.
- 1.1North American A paler, sweeter version of this; golden syrup.More example sentences
- The food was plain and the menus monotonous, and it took time to get used to the ever-present tea, heavily sweetened with molasses and poured from large steel drums.
- Choose whole-grain flakes, nuggets or biscuits, with healthier, natural sweeteners like honey, molasses or brown rice syrup.
- Add the molasses, corn oil, and maple syrup and, using a rubber spatula, gently stir to combine.
mid 16th century: from Portuguese melaço, from late Latin mellacium 'must', based on mel 'honey'.
More definitions of molassesDefinition of molasses in:
- The US English dictionary