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A dark, viscous molasses, the byproduct of the final extraction phase of sugar refining, used chiefly in cattle feed and in the industrial production of citric acid and vinegar.
- ‘Over the years readers have shared their favorite remedies, including fresh dates and uncooked prunes, chocolate, hot water with lemon juice, sugar-free gum and blackstrap molasses.’
- ‘Best of the lot, nutrition-wise, she says, is an old standby: blackstrap molasses.’
- ‘The least pure is blackstrap molasses or black treacle, which is a residue from cane refining.’
- ‘A variety of foods can provide your family with nutritious sources of iron: lean meats, eggs, green leafy vegetables, dried peas and beans, blackstrap molasses, raisins, and whole-grain bread.’
- ‘I chose blackstrap molasses because its hearty, slightly bitter flavor gave the gingerbread a dark, heavy richness.’
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