Did You Know?

Molasses, which is used in several recipes throughout the cookbook (especially for the recipes "Ginger Sparkles" and "Molasses Cookies" has its own National Molasses Bar Day. Molasses is a sticky and sweetened syrup that is found is many baking recipes and has been used as a sweetener since the 1500s. The word "molasses" comes from a Portuguese word, "melaco," and has evolved from the Latin word "mel," which means honey.


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