Pomegranate Molasses

  • Pomegranate Molasses


  • 3.25 litres pomegranate juice or about 10 kg pomegranates
  • 5 tablespoons sugar
  • 4 tablespoons lemon juice
  • ½ teaspoon salt


  1. Peel the pomegranate and remove all the white skin and pith.
  2. You can either press each batch in a sieve placed over a bowl with metal pestle or in a juicer if you own one.
  3. Transfer the juice to a large deep pan, add sugar, lemon and salt and stir to dilute.
  4. Bring to a boil, reduce the heat and leave on a simmer for a couple of hours until reduced to syrupy consistency.
140 minutes

Cooking time

60 minutes

Preparation time

750 ml


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