Sorghum syrup is a liquid sweetener produced from high sugar cultivars of sorghum. It is made from filtered and evaporated sorghum cane juice. Sorghum syrup is popular in the Southern United States where sorghum is a common crop.

Health considerations

Sorghum syrup is primarily sugar and is a source of trace amounts of vitamins and minerals including iron, magnesium, potassium, manganese, and B vitamins.

May be found in

Cakes, cookies, pies, baked goods, cornbread, in place of molasses, corn syrup, honey, or maple syrup


National Sweet Sorghum Producers & Processors Association

Alternative spellings and names

Sweet sorghum syrup, sorghum molasses

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