United States Department of Agriculture
Agricultural Research Service

National Nutrient Database for Standard Reference Legacy Release
Try FoodData Central Full Report (All Nutrients):  19304, Molasses
Food Group: Sweets
Carbohydrate Factor: 3.87   Fat Factor:8.37   Nitrogen to Protein Conversion Factor: 6.25  
heading Nutrient Unit
Value per 100 g
# of Data Points Std. Error
cup 337 g

serving 1 tbsp 20 g
Proximates Water g 21.87 12 1.310 73.70 4.37
Proximates Energy kcal 290 -- -- 977 58
Proximates Energy kJ 1213 -- -- 4088 243
Proximates Protein g 0.00 1 -- 0.00 0.00
Proximates Total lipid (fat) g 0.10 2 -- 0.34 0.02
Proximates Ash g 3.30 2 -- 11.12 0.66
Proximates Carbohydrate, by difference g 74.73 -- -- 251.84 14.95
Proximates Fiber, total dietary g 0.0 1 -- 0.0 0.0
Proximates Sugars, total 1 g 74.72 -- -- 251.81 14.94
Proximates Sucrose 1 g 29.40 12 3.450 99.08 5.88
Proximates Glucose (dextrose) 1 g 11.92 11 2.050 40.17 2.38
Proximates Fructose 1 g 12.79 10 1.180 43.10 2.56
Minerals Calcium, Ca mg 205 2 -- 691 41
Minerals Iron, Fe mg 4.72 2 -- 15.91 0.94
Minerals Magnesium, Mg mg 242 2 -- 816 48
Minerals Phosphorus, P mg 31 2 -- 104 6
Minerals Potassium, K mg 1464 2 -- 4934 293
Minerals Sodium, Na mg 37 2 -- 125 7
Minerals Zinc, Zn mg 0.29 3 0.030 0.98 0.06
Minerals Copper, Cu mg 0.487 3 0.035 1.641 0.097
Minerals Manganese, Mn mg 1.530 2 -- 5.156 0.306
Minerals Selenium, Se µg 17.8 5 4.900 60.0 3.6
Vitamins Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid mg 0.0 1 -- 0.0 0.0
Vitamins Thiamin mg 0.041 2 -- 0.138 0.008
Vitamins Riboflavin mg 0.002 1 -- 0.007 0.000
Vitamins Niacin mg 0.930 2 -- 3.134 0.186
Vitamins Pantothenic acid mg 0.804 2 -- 2.709 0.161
Vitamins Vitamin B-6 mg 0.670 2 -- 2.258 0.134
Vitamins Folate, total µg 0 2 -- 0 0
Vitamins Folic acid µg 0 -- -- 0 0
Vitamins Folate, food µg 0 2 -- 0 0
Vitamins Folate, DFE µg 0 -- -- 0 0
Vitamins Choline, total 2 mg 13.3 -- -- 44.8 2.7
Vitamins Vitamin B-12 µg 0.00 1 -- 0.00 0.00
Vitamins Vitamin B-12, added µg 0.00 -- -- 0.00 0.00
Vitamins Vitamin A, RAE µg 0 -- -- 0 0
Vitamins Retinol µg 0 -- -- 0 0
Vitamins Carotene, beta µg 0 -- -- 0 0
Vitamins Carotene, alpha µg 0 -- -- 0 0
Vitamins Cryptoxanthin, beta µg 0 -- -- 0 0
Vitamins Vitamin A, IU IU 0 1 -- 0 0
Vitamins Lycopene µg 0 -- -- 0 0
Vitamins Lutein + zeaxanthin µg 0 -- -- 0 0
Vitamins Vitamin E (alpha-tocopherol) mg 0.00 -- -- 0.00 0.00
Vitamins Vitamin E, added mg 0.00 -- -- 0.00 0.00
Vitamins Vitamin D (D2 + D3) µg 0.0 -- -- 0.0 0.0
Vitamins Vitamin D IU 0 -- -- 0 0
Vitamins Vitamin K (phylloquinone) µg 0.0 -- -- 0.0 0.0
Lipids Fatty acids, total saturated g 0.018 -- -- 0.061 0.004
Lipids 4:0 g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000
Lipids 6:0 g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000
Lipids 8:0 g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000
Lipids 10:0 g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000
Lipids 12:0 g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000
Lipids 14:0 g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000
Lipids 16:0 g 0.018 -- -- 0.061 0.004
Lipids 18:0 g 0.002 -- -- 0.007 0.000
Lipids Fatty acids, total monounsaturated g 0.032 -- -- 0.108 0.006
Lipids 16:1 undifferentiated g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000
Lipids 18:1 undifferentiated g 0.032 -- -- 0.108 0.006
Lipids 20:1 g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000
Lipids 22:1 undifferentiated g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000
Lipids Fatty acids, total polyunsaturated g 0.050 -- -- 0.169 0.010
Lipids 18:2 undifferentiated g 0.050 -- -- 0.169 0.010
Lipids 18:3 undifferentiated g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000
Lipids 18:4 g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000
Lipids 20:4 undifferentiated g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000
Lipids 20:5 n-3 (EPA) g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000
Lipids 22:5 n-3 (DPA) g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000
Lipids 22:6 n-3 (DHA) g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000
Lipids Cholesterol mg 0 1 -- 0 0
Other Alcohol, ethyl g 0.0 -- -- 0.0 0.0
Other Caffeine mg 0 -- -- 0 0
Other Theobromine mg 0 -- -- 0 0

Sources of Data

1C.E. Damon, B.C. Pettitt Sugars and Sugar Products: High Performance Liquid Chomatographic Determination of Fructose, Glucose and Sucrose in Molasses , 1980 J. AOAC 63 3   pp.476-480
2Nutrient Data Laboratory, ARS, USDA Choline Study, Local pickup UNC, NFNAP , 2003  Beltsville MD