Rose Petal Honey Recipe
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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
MAKES:
8 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 5 min. Cook: 35 min. + cooling
MAKES:
8 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 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 large saucepan, combine rose petals, water and lemon juice; bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, until petals lose their color. Strain, reserving liquid and discarding petals. Return liquid to the saucepan.
Stir in sugar. Bring to a full rolling boil over high heat, stirring constantly. Stir in pectin. Continue to boil 1 minute, stirring constantly. Pour into a jar and cool to room temperature. Cover and refrigerate up to 3 weeks. Yield: about 1 cup.
Editor's Note: Verify that flowers are edible and have not been treated with chemicals.
Originally published as Rose Petal Honey in Birds & Blooms April/May 1995, p55

Nutritional Facts

2 tablespoons: 39 calories, 0 fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 2mg sodium, 10g carbohydrate (9g sugars, 0 fiber), 0 protein.

  • 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
  1. In a large saucepan, combine rose petals, water and lemon juice; bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, until petals lose their color. Strain, reserving liquid and discarding petals. Return liquid to the saucepan.
  2. Stir in sugar. Bring to a full rolling boil over high heat, stirring constantly. Stir in pectin. Continue to boil 1 minute, stirring constantly. Pour into a jar and cool to room temperature. Cover and refrigerate up to 3 weeks. Yield: about 1 cup.
Editor's Note: Verify that flowers are edible and have not been treated with chemicals.
Originally published as Rose Petal Honey in Birds & Blooms April/May 1995, p55

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