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How to Juice a Pomegranate


Pomegranate juice is both healthy and tasty! Learn how to juice pomegranates to make your own juice, molasses, or syrup.
Difficulty: Easy
Time Required: 5-7 minutes

Here's How:

  1. Cut pomegranate in half.
  2. Using a hand citrus juicer, squeeze and press the pomegranate in a circular motion until no more juice is released.
  3. Repeat with other half of pomegranate.
  4. Line a colander with cheesecloth. Strain pomegranate juice through cheesecloth.
  5. Use juice to drink by adding sugar to taste, or for pomegranate molasses, pomegranate syrup, or jelly.
  6. Store in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.


  1. When picking pomegranates, choose ones that are heavy. They should contain the most juice.

What You Need

  • hand citrus juicer
  • cheesecloth
  • colander
  • knife to cut pomegranate
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