Blackstrap Molasses Recipe:
Black Strap Molasses BARBECUE sauce! Very simple... One part Blackstrap Molasses, One part Apple Cider Vinegar, One part mustard. Then just add any other spices/flavors to taste (like garlic, salt, pepper, honey, ect)
Yum! Easy, tasty way to eat molasses and acv.
I have tried black strap molasses in many different ways because it is not pleasant to taste. The way that I think is best is warming a cup of milk in the microwave, adding 1 tablespoon of bsm, and trying different teas. My favorite tea to use is a vanilla decaf. by Bigelow. This tastes very good. Caramel is also good. Milk tastes much better than water.
I got my "house of herbs" BSM at Kroger 2.63 a jar. For people who don't like the taste of BSM this my help. When I was little my grandfather used to mix BSM and peanut butter together and put it on a piece of toasted heavy grain bread it was good then and its good now i don't know the exact measures he just put some peanut butter in a bowl and added BSM to it until it got the right color. Hope this helps.
I have come up with a great way to take black strap molasses and virgin coconut oil. I make fudge out of three ingredients. I take 2 tbls BSM, 2 TBLS VCO, 2 TBLS OF a peanut butter or any nut butter preferably organic but not necessary, I have even used nutella. I melt VCO by putting it in a dish placed in sink with hot waterfor a slow melt. Add the peanut butter mix until smooth and add the BSM mix until smooth. Pour into a flat dish and refrigerate until hard. Then I cut it into one tbls size squares.I take one square in the am and one in the pm.some would want to increase the amount of intake, but this is the right amount for me. i also take the weekend off from consuming this. I make this every few days so that it is always fresh. I would love some feedback on this if you like it or if someone sees a problem with taking it this way. Hope this helps people to stomach some of the things that can be hard to take. This actually tastes all right.
Templeton, CA, USA
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I have been reading of the benefits for blackstrap molasses and although I am not repulsed by the organic taste, I do not find it quite "enjoyable". I read about another user putting the syrup in his coffee and I wanted to report back this morning after having just finished my coffee that is was TRULY enjoyable! And I mean that I really could not taste the BSM in my coffee at ALL. I know sometimes on this site, especially with the ACV, the recipes that are often touted as very tasty are not so, but this one is actually very good. It really just tastes like coffee. SO!
I fill a very large (16 ounce, it's one of those Starbuck's ones) mugs 2/3 with coffee (I buy Celestial Seasonings Organic Caramel Mocha, although I'll be switching to plain Organic after this bag)
After filling 2/3 full I add:
1 tbs BSM, but tomorrow I will try with 1.5 tbs since it went unnoticed at 1 tbs
1 tbs unsweetened cocoa powder (I use Scharffen Berger.... AWSOME)
And a full rounded teaspoon plus one half a rounded tsp of plain white sugar (yes, white sugar... don't yell... I suppose you could use honey or splenda or raw sugar, as long as it's fairly neutral and sweet)
And then I top it all off with Silk Vanilla Soymilk.
So in a nutshell:
2/3 mug of organic coffee
1 TBS BSM
1 TBS cocoa powder
1.5 ROUNDED tsp sugar of your choice
Fill to top with milk of choice
YUM! I can't wait to reap the benefits!!! I'm going to try upgrading to 1.5 tbs tomorrow!!
Oh, plus cocoa powder in hot water/milk I have recently read is going under scrutiny as possibly being more antioxidant-rich than GREEN TEA. WOO!! Add that cocoa powder and drink your health!!
I cannot stand the taste of bsm! I put it in with some milk and ice and almost threw up. Then I put 1T. in with my morning protein shake, could barely detect it. My protein shake consists of 1 scoop choc. spirutein, 1 banana, plain fat-free yogurt, ground flax seed and water (no milk).
I have just started ACV for weight loss support and blackstrap molasses in hopes of reversing advancing gray hair.
This recipe made both products more palatable for me:
Mix in a tall glass until the BSM is dissolved. Add a full can of club soda or mineral water - be careful, it really fizzes. Stir lightly, add ice if desired, and enjoy. Sorta sweet, sorta tangy, nicely fizzy, dark brown. It's a taste that grows on you, sort of like Coke does.
I just wanted to let readers know, that if you have trouble taking the BSM due to taste and consistency, it is really delicious in coffee. I always put a pinch of baking soda in my coffee to reduce the acid. I am a person who can eat just about anything, but I also know that if I don't care for the taste of something, I will not make a lifelong habit of taking it. I also found that you can't disguise the taste of ACV. Straight with a pinch of baking soda, and take it down in a couple of swallows, much easier than dragging it out.
In reference to the BSM chocolate milk recipe. I found that it mixes better without the ice in the blender. Add ice cubes to make colder if desired to your glass after mixing. Also I add about 1/2 tblsp of maca root powder to mine. Very good for you and gives it a malted flavor. Look up maca root on line. One of its main properties is it regulates the endrocine system which regulates your hormones. It is awesome stuff.
BSM is good stuff. However, if you wish to use milk, use raw milk. Raw cow's milk does not have the problems associated with pasturized, homogonized milk. Also, please be aware that soy is not the wonderful thing the soy industry would have you beleive! If you have hypothyroidism, unfermented soy is the worst thing you can ingest! Almond milk and any seed milks are very good. We drink goat milk when we have milk. BSM would fit in with goat milk very well.
Mountain Center, CA
Another alternative to using soy or milk in the Fountain of Youth recipe is hemp milk. I tried this a couple of nights ago and enjoyed it so much that I'd like to share it here. Hemp is high in protein and the EFAs Omega 3 and 6.
In a small pot combine and heat to warm (do not boil):
3 ounces hemp milk
3 ounces water
1 tbl molasses
Stir till molasses melts, and once mixture gets thoroughly heated, sprinkle cinnamon to taste. No extra sweetner is needed.
I have been suffering with the symptoms describing hypothyroidism. Last week I started the EVCO and added the ACV, of course, decided to throw in the molasses. I will keep you all posted on my progress, trying to feel better and lose the 40 pounds I have picked up. Today I write because I have come up with a great drink. It kills two birds with one stone. Here goes:
- One large mug.
- 2 bags of lipton caramel truffle tea.
- One tbsp evco [extra virgin coconut oil].
- One tbps black strap molasses.
- One half to one tbsp honey.
Pour boiling water over the ingredients in mug and stir gently while steeping to melt the coconut oil..
I could not stand the taste of the molasses, however it is so yummy in this tea. Hope you like it. I have noticed since the evco and acv that like most everyone else, my ENERGY has soared, skin soft, body temp up, hair and nails gowing, dry seriously cracking heels softer and healing (using oil dirrectly) no more claritin, sleeping better, brighter outlook. This is only my seventh day. At first I seemed to gain a little weight, but just today I noticed the scale is down 1 pound. I am keeping at it and will keep you posted. Christine
With all of the great recipes offered for the black strap molasses, I still couldn't get it down. That is, until I blended it with a cup of milk (I'm using lactose free), one half to three quarters of a banana - a great shake!! In efforts to make it healthier, I add about 1/4 teaspoon of cinammon and a tiny piece of fresh ginger. It's a wonderful tasting breakfast and I keep a second beverage available for sipping throughout the day for giving me a super calcium dose daily!
To make your blackstrap molasses experience soothing to the palate - try a cup or so of milk, warm in a saucepan for just have a minute and add the molasses to the warm milk in the sauecpan stir - pour drink and enjoy - it does taste like a coffee latte . . .
I have been taking Blackstrap Molasses for several days now, in my morning tea. It is absolutely delicious in a sweet, richer tea (like chai or caramel) with a tsp of honey, milk as creamer, and a touch of cinnamon. It tastes great enough to have a second or third cup, and more energizing than an energy drink (without the chest pains and bloating I usually get from caffeine). Even aside from the great health benefits, it's worth it to use it for the inexpensive energy boost alone.