Questions about Brer Rabbit Molasses

We want to share the answers to some of the most frequently asked questions (FAQs) from our Brer Rabbit baking and cooking community. Here you will find answers for everything from how to use our versatile, unsulfured Brer Rabbit Molasses in baking and cooking recipes, how it can be used as a sugar substitute, and information on dietary restrictions. Brer Rabbit® Molasses brings sweet inspiration back to the kitchen!

Where can I find Brer Rabbit® molasses?
Is Brer Rabbit molasses and syrup gluten free?
Is Brer Rabbit® molasses and syrup Kosher?
Molasses is made from what?
How is molasses used?
How is Brer Rabbit molasses made, and what are the ingredients?
What are the different grades of Brer Rabbit molasses?
Is Brer Rabbit molasses sulfured or unsulfured molasses?
What is the difference between sulfured and unsulfured molasses?
Does Brer Rabbit molasses need refrigeration?


Q: Where can I find Brer Rabbit® molasses?
A: You can find Brer Rabbit molasses in the baking aisle and Brer Rabbit syrup in the breakfast aisle of grocery stores. Click here for Store Locator.


Q: Is Brer Rabbit Molasses and Syrup gluten free?
A: Yes, Brer Rabbit is gluten free.


Q: Is Brer Rabbit® molasses and syrup Kosher?
A: Yes, Brer Rabbit® is Kosher OU.


Q: Molasses is made from what?
A: Generally, molasses is made either from sugarcane or beet sugar. Brer Rabbit® molasses is made of the finest quality, unsulfured juice of sun-ripened sugarcane.


Q: How is molasses used?
A: Molasses is used as a sweetener in baking (e.g. gingerbread), cooking (e.g. pork tenderloin glaze), sweetener (e.g. coffee), topping (e.g. hot cereal). Click here for Products.


Q: How is Brer Rabbit molasses made, and what are the ingredients?
A: Brer Rabbit molasses is made from of the finest quality, unsulfured juice of sun-ripened sugarcane. After the sugarcane is cut and crushed, the juices are extracted and boiled. The three grades of Brer Rabbit molasses are created by the length of the boiling process – Mild Flavor, Full Flavor and Blackstrap. The remaining juice from the boiling process is placed into a high-speed crystallizer, spinning out molasses while the sugar in the juice crystallizes. Click here for Process.


Q: What are there the different grades of Brer Rabbit molasses?
A: Brer Rabbit molasses comes in three grades: Mild Flavor, Full Flavor and Blackstrap.
Mild Flavor: Lightest color and is the sweetest, is used to sweeten hot cereals, yogurts, or hot drinks, like coffee, tea or hot cocoa
Full Flavor: More concentrated and has a richer flavor than Mild, that is used in gingerbreads, cookies, pies, cakes, and glazes
Blackstrap: Bold, robust flavor used in slow-cooked dishes, like such as baked beans or barbeque sauces. Blackstrap is also an excellent source of Calcium and Magnesium and a good source of Potassium.


Q: Is Brer Rabbit molasses sulfured or unsulfured molasses?
A: All three grades of Brer Rabbit molasses are unsulfured molasses, making them the finest quality of sugarcane molasses available.


Q: What is the difference between sulfured and unsulfured molasses?
A: Sulfured molasses is made from immature, green sugarcane that is then treated with sulfur fumes during the sugar extracting process whereas Brer Rabbit unsulfured molasses is made of the finest quality, unsulfured juice of sun-ripened sugarcane.


Q: Does Brer Rabbit molasses need refrigeration?
A: No, Brer Rabbit molasses does not require refrigeration even after opening.