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Molasses Egg Jelly

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.

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15mins
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ingredients

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

directions

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