Lemon Lavender Rose Jelly
Recipe type: Water Bath Canning
Adapted from a recipe by Better Homes and Gardens. Makes ten 8-ounce jars
  • 2 3/4 cups boiling water
  • 1 1/2 cups lemon juice
  • 2 tbsp dried lavender and rose petals, lightly crushed
  • 8 1/2 cups sugar
  • 1 pkg powdered pectin
  1. Combine boiling water, lemon juice, lavender flowers, and rose petals. Let stand for 20 minutes. Strain the solids through a fine mesh sieve, discarding solids.
  2. In a heavy pot, combine juice and powdered pectin, stirring well. Bring to a rolling boil over medium-high heat. Add in sugar, stirring well, and bring back to a rolling boil. Boil hard for two minutes, stirring constantly. Remove from heat.
  3. Skim foam with a metal spoon.
  4. Ladle hot jelly into hot, sterilized 8-ounce jars, leaving 1/4" headspace. Wipe jar rims. Adjust lids and bands.
  5. Process filled jars in a boiling water canner for 5 minutes (start timing when water returns to a boil). Remove from heat and let cool in water for 10 minutes.
  6. Remove jars and let cool.
Recipe by Whitney Donohue at http://whitneydonohue.com/lemon-lavender-rose-jelly/