Molasses Egg Jelly

Recipe by Elly in Canada
READY IN: 15mins
YIELD: 1 1/4 cups


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


  • 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!