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Rose Petal Preserves

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Why I Love This Recipe

from classic turkish cooking..

this is my hubby's fav preserve. Perfect with tea or for breakfest.

Ingredients You'll Need

4 ounces rose petals from highly scented pink or red garden roses- organic if possible.
untreated with insecticides and wash throughly
4 cups sugar
15 ounces water
2 T lemon juice


Cut off the white ends fromt eh petals and layer them in a noncorroding bowl with 1 C sugar, ending with a sugar layer on top. Cover the bowl and let stand 1-2 days.

When you are ready to make the preserve, rub the petals with one hand until they are reduced to paste. This will take only a few minutes. Dissolve the remaining 3 cups sugar in the water in a saucepan over low heat, making sure the syrup does not come to a boil until sugar is dissolved completely. Sit in the rose petal mixture and boil over med heat about 20 minutes, until it reaches jam consistency- 214-217 degrees on a candy therometer.

When it reaches the desired consistency and temperture, stir in the lemon juice, bring to boil and remove from heat. Skim the top and pour the preserve into perfectly clean, warm jars and seal. keep in a cool and dark place.

Questions, Comments & Reviews

This is just too lovely for words-what a lucky guy he is to have someone willing to make rose petal preserves for him. Thanks for this, I love using flowers in cooking. lucas hess

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