Molasses Egg Jelly

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READY IN: 15mins
Recipe by Elly in Canada

A funny name, but it really is jelly-like!!My grandmother used to make this for us to eat with fresh hot biscuits for breakfast. It is a recipe from La Gaspésie region of Quebec where I lived as a child.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 cup molasses, I use Grandma's Fancy brand
  • 2 eggs, beaten
  • 1 pinch of grated nutmeg (optional)


  1. Please note molasses gets VERY HOT be careful not to splash when stirring!
  2. Pour molasses into a saucepan over medium heat, boil 5 minutes, stirring constantly. Be careful it does not boil over!
  3. Turn heat down to low, very slowly pour the eggs into the molasses, stirring gently, the mixture will thicken.
  4. Stir in nutmeg. Remove from stove.
  5. Pour into a jar or small pitcher.
  6. This is best served warm with hot tea biscuits or corn muffins.
  7. If you like molasses, you will probably enjoy this tasty treat!
  8. Do NOT use blackstrap molasses to make this!

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