Some of these include the likes of grapes or pomegranates. You may be tempted to substitute blackstrap for true molasses, but don't—you'll significantly alter the recipe's taste, as blackstrap molasses is nowhere near as sweet as the regular stuff. Remember, blackstrap is the result of triple boiling, so there's much less sugar. There are a few distinct differences between blackstrap molasses and regular molasses. However, molasses can be made from other fruits and vegetables as well. Thread starter mixin; Start date Dec 15, 2008; mixin Well-Known Member. I was using fancy molasses because the Blackstrap is more bitter but I didn’t know the actual difference so the fact that it contains that much less of all the important vitamins minerals and nutrients and more sugar has convinced me that when I use it in my lemonade drink for sweetening. Blackstrap vs. Blackstrap molasses is the most bitter of all varieties, while unsulphured molasses has no sulphur dioxide. Dilute the blackstrap molasses before using it in your garden. Molasses vs. Blackstrap Molasses: What’s the Difference? I'm not sure I've ever bought light molasses. When a recipe calls for light molasses but you only have black strap molasses, most cooks might abandon the recipe in fear that the black strap molasses is too strong. Applying Molasses. How Blackstrap Molasses for Sleep Works Golden Barrel Blackstrap Molasses. Molasses of all types come from the same processes. While it is true that black strap molasses is much bolder than light molasses, it is possible to substitute black strap molasses for light molasses if you follow a simple procedure to dilute the strength of the molasses. How is Molasses Made? Blackstrap molasses has many of the same sleep properties as honey, but goes a step further.I would even say that molasses is a sleep superfood.. Molasses contains an astounding 48 milligrams of magnesium in just 1 tbsp! This is why it has a sweet taste. blackstrap vs. regular unsulphered molasses? Leave a Reply Cancel reply ( / ) ( / ) ( / ) ( / ) Post navigation ← Previous Post. after reading the molasses wiki i still don't know just how much more beneficial blackstrap is over regular unsulphered molasses. Dec 15, 2008 #1 currently i am using grandma's unsulphered molasses that i picked up for $3 at the grocery store. (I don't care much for the bitter taste of blackstrap in the types of things people usually put molasses in, so as you can guess, I don't use it.) There are some minerals in blackstrap molasses. Reply . Regular molasses is a good, flavorful, all-purpose molasses. Regular Molasses. Magnesium is an important mineral needed for the sleep process. This dark, viscous liquid is commonly made from sugar cane or beet.