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Pomegranate Molasses

Photo by Lynne Calamia
ACTIVE TIME: 5 minutes
TOTAL TIME: 50 minutes


  • 3 cups pomegranate juice
  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 2 teaspoons freshly squeezed lemon juice


  • Place the pomegranate juice, sugar, and lemon juice in a 4-quart saucepan set over medium heat. Bring to boil over medium-high heat. Reduce the heat to medium-low and cook, stirring occasionally, until reduced to 3/4 cup, approximately 40 minutes. Remove from the heat and allow to cool in the saucepan for 30 minutes. Transfer to a glass jar and allow to cool completely before covering and storing in the refrigerator for up to 6 months.