There is nothing like the rich, tangy taste of real Mother Hubbard molasses. Molasses is great for baking, whether you are making gingerbread cookies or experimenting with new bread recipes. Molasses has made a comeback in recent years. It was the sweetener of choice in the 1700’s and early 1800’s, but Molasses drifted out of favor in the last century. Now the distinctive flavor of molasses appeals to the bolder and more adventurous American pallet of the 2000’s.