Crystal Rose Petal Jam
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"For the most fragrant and attractive jam use brightly colored tea roses, or any other fragrant roses. I am using light pink roses from my garden although they do not make the most colorful jam, I am sure the roses are not sprayed. I am suggesting a small batch recipe for those, who, just like me, only have one or two rose bushes. The recipe can be doubled."
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Ingredients57 m servings 97 cals
Original recipe yields 4 servings (1 /2 cup)
- Wash rose petals and dry them using a salad spinner or paper towels. Trim and discard white bases of petals.
- Place rose petals in a bowl; add 2 tablespoons sugar. Rub petals with your hands until sugar draws out liquid from the petals. Pour liquid into a separate bowl and reserve.
- Bring water to a boil in a saucepan. Stir in remaining 6 tablespoons sugar. Cook over medium heat for 2 minutes. Remove from heat and let cool, about 15 minutes.
- Place rose petals in the cooled syrup. Bring to a boil; reduce heat to low, and cook, about 5 minutes. Add reserved liquid. Continue cooking, stirring occasionally and skimming off any foam that rises to the top, until syrup is reduced, about 15 minutes.
Per Serving: 97 calories; 0 g fat; 25 g carbohydrates; 0 g protein; 0 mg cholesterol; 2 mg sodium. Full nutrition