Rose Petal Jam from Grandma

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Colleen Sowa

By
@colleenlucky7

This is an old recipe... it is very tasty... and can be used as any jelly or jam, and to enhance other recipes.

Rating:
★★★★★ 3 votes
Comments:
Serves:
4 - 6 small jars
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
1 Hr
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

2 c
rose petals
2 c
warm water
2 1/2 c
sugar
2 Tbsp
honey
1 tsp
lemon juice

Step-By-Step

1Cut off the tough bases of the blossoms and cut petals into strips. Pack tightly into a saucepan. Add the water and cook for 10 minutes or until soft. Strain off the juice into a saucepan, reserving petals, add sugar and honey.
2Cook until it spins a fine thread, about 220 degrees. Add the drained petals and simmer gently for about 45 minutes. Stir in the lemon juice and keep on cooking slowly until it is thickened. Add some food color (optional). Pour into small jars and seal. Process 10 minutes in boiling water bath. Let jars sit on towel lined counter for 24 hours before storing.

About Rose Petal Jam from Grandma

Course/Dish: Jams & Jellies
Main Ingredient: Sugar
Regional Style: Irish
Other Tag: Quick & Easy