How To Make Pomegranate Molasses With 3 Ingredients

How To Make Pomegranate Molasses With 3 Ingredients

Pomegranate molasses is a traditional ingredient used in many Middle Eastern dishes and can be used in several delicious dishes, including Khoresh Bademjan, a simple yet scrumptious Persian aubergine & tomato stew

You should also try mixing your pomegranate molasses with some orange juice and tonic water for a refreshing kick. They can also be added into a variety of mocktails – yummy!

You can also find pomegranate molasses at your local Middle Eastern/Asian supermarket, or you can just as easily make your own batch with the following method…

Pomegranate Molasses

Delicious, sweet and tangy. A super easy homemade Pomegranate Molasses only requires three accessible ingredients. A popular addition to many traditional Middle Eastern recipes.

Cuisine middle eastern
Cook Time 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour


  • 4 cups pomegranate juice
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 2 tbsp lemon juice


  1. In a large, wide saucepan, add all ingredients and heat up on medium high until the sugar dissolves and the is simmering. Reduce the heat just enough to maintain a simmer.

  2. Now the waiting game. Simmer for 1 hour, or until the juice has developed a syrupy consistency, and has reduced to around 1 and 1/4 cups.

  3. Remove from heat. Once cool, pour into a jar and store chilled in the fridge. Done!

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