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Rose Petal Honey

Total Time

Prep: 5 min. Cook: 35 min. + cooling

Makes

about 1 cup

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
Rose Petal Honey Recipe photo by Taste of Home

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

  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.

Nutrition Facts

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

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