What is sorghum syrup made out of?
Likewise, people ask, what is sorghum syrup made from?
Sorghum is a sweet, dark, heavy syrup made by cooking the juice squeezed from sorghum cane. Sorghum is a tall cane that looks similar to field corn and makes a cone-shaped seed head filled with BB-sized seeds. Similar to maple syrup, the sweet juice cooks down into syrup.
Also, how do you make sorghum syrup? Process
- Cut the canes off about 6 inches from the ground. These need to be juiced.
- It takes about 10 gallons of juice to make a gallon of molasses.
- As the juice simmers, you'll notice a foam starting to form on the top.
- When the juice is reduced to about 10% (1 gallon from 10 gallons), it's ready to can.
Similarly, you may ask, is sorghum syrup natural?
Sorghum syrup is nothing new to the southern states of the US, where it is considered a staple. It has been used as a natural sweetener since the 19th century and is also known as sorghum molasses.
What does sorghum syrup taste like?
Sorghum syrup is often confused with cane syrup, even among Southerners. Sorghum syrup is made by cooking down the juice of sweet sorghum cane; cane syrup is made in much the same manner but from sugar cane. Sorghum syrup tends to have a slightly sour taste compared with that of pure cane syrup.