Ever tasted the sweet yet sticky treat of a molasses bar? If so, then February 8th might be your favorite day in the entire year. Why? Because every February 7th Molasses Bar Day! It is a day to celebrate the tasty treat that has been around for quite a while.
History of the Molasses Bar
Since the 1500s, Molasses bars have been around, gifting us of the sweet treat for almost 500 years! Molasses was originally used as a sweetener for various recipes in the southern hemisphere of America, where it was founded. The local islanders around the 1400s used it as a way to ferment their juices in order to create alcohol. As the years went by, Molasses bars helped branch into the Bakery world to help craft recipes that changed the game completely. With so much history behind this treat, it makes sense as to why this tasty tool in our world deserves a holiday on its own.
Molasses has carved into our history, giving us something that has given us treats like no other. This has given our world something that is irreplaceable, from the sugar cane plants to our shelves and finally to our bellies!