- 60 fresh white clover blossoms
- 40 fresh red clover blossoms
- 3 tablespoons wild rose petals
- 5 pounds sugar
- 3 cups water
- 1 teaspoon powdered alum
- Wash clover and rose petals throughly in cool running water; drain well. Pat dry. Place in a large metal bowl; set aside. In a large heavy saucepan, bring sugar, water and alum to a boil, stirring constantly. Boil without stirring until a candy thermometer reads 220; remove from the heat. Pour over clover and rose petals; let stand for 45 minutes. Pour through a double thickness of cheesecloth; discard clover and rose petals. Pour honey into jars; store in the refrigerator. Yield: 4-1/2 pints.
Reviews forClover Honey
"I've been making this "honey" for many years (since it first appeared in Taste of Home)! Our family has used this in place of honey for every recipe. Because it's stored in the refrigerator, it lasts a long time."