Jelly..Redbud Jelly in the Spring
buds/flowers from the tons of "Redbud Trees" that grow through our area.
I got the recipe from this web site:
farmpath.blogspot.com/...recipe.html, My Life as I See
It - The Musings of a Country Girl On a Hobby Farm...Posted by Farm Girl at
(photo's are not from the above web site), Pam E, used this recipe and took photos as she made it.
If you make it, be sure you use buds free from pesticides.
- 2 to 3 c
- redbud blooms (flowers)
- 2 c
- boiling water
- 2 Tbsp
- lemon juice
- 3 Tbsp
- sure jell powdered pectin
- 2 c
- sugar (or sugar substitute)
IT IS ALMOST TOO EASY TO MAKE...FIRST SOAK FOR A LEAST 24 HOURS AS INSTRUCTED
AFTER SOAKING 24 HOURS, TO THE 2-CUPS OR SO OF THE REDBUD EXTRACT ADD
ALL PHOTOS ARE BY JAP MEMBER...PAM ELLINGSON (WHO SO GRACIOUSLY MADE THIS RECIPE)
cover with approx. 2 cups of boiling water. They will float, so push them down a
couple of times. Cover, let stand 24 hours. After they cool to room temperature,
stick them in the refridgerator. After 24 hours strain and discard the blossoms.
Jell' powdered pectin. Bring to a boil and add 2 cups sugar and bring back to a
rolling boil. Boil hard for 1 minute. Pour into jelly glasses and seal.
sugar-substitute you use) and make it Diabetic Friendly.