September to mid-November

Nutrition Facts: 
One tablespoon of sorghum syrup has 60 calories, no fat, 15 grams of added sugar. It also has minerals such as potassium and iron.

The juice of sweet sorghum (Sorghum bicolor) is extracted from the plant's stalks. Stalks are crushed, and the extracted juice is cooked down to a thick, sticky syrup.

Store at room temperature in an airtight container.


Sorghum syrup can be used in the same way honey is used. It adds sweetness to items such as oatmeal, biscuits, tea, or baked beans. It can also be used in baked goods.

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