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Rose Petal Honey

 Rose Petal Honey
This delicious recipe is a perfect topping for toast or English muffins. It is so simple to make and will impress guests at tea.—Mary Kay Dixson, Decatur, Alabama
8 ServingsPrep: 5 min. Cook: 35 min. + cooling

Ingredients

  • 1 cup packed rose petals (about 6 medium roses)
  • 1 cup water
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 6 tablespoons sugar
  • 1 pouch (3 ounces) liquid fruit pectin

Directions

  • In a saucepan, combine rose petals, water and lemon juice; simmer
  • until petals lose their color. Strain, reserving liquid and
  • discarding petals. Return liquid to the saucepan; add sugar and
  • pectin. Bring to a boil; boil rapidly for 1 minute. Pour into a hot
  • jar; cover and cool to room temperature. Refrigerate. Yield: about
  • 1 cup.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (2 tablespoons) equals 39 calories, trace fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 2 mg sodium, 10 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, trace protein.