|Old Fashion Fall Activities at Deep Springs Baptist Church|
Sometimes sorghum syrup is called molasses, but molasses is made from sugar cane or from sugar beets. It is usually much thicker and much darker in color. Sorghum has a lighter distinctive flavor.
Horse-driven, antique sorghum-cane juicer being used to extract the liquid from the cane.
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|Cooking the sorghum juice to make syrup|
The juice from the cane is cooked in a large shallow pan over a wood fire. The men use long wooden paddles to stir the syrup so the that it cooks evenly.
|Sorghum syrup and butter on a hot biscuit|