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Wild Rose Petal Jam

Foreign.Taste's picture
  Wild rose petals 3 Cup (48 tbs) (White Base Discarded)
  Warm water 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Granulated sugar 2 1⁄2 Cup (40 tbs)
  Honey 2 Tablespoon
  Lemon juice 1 Teaspoon
  Red food coloring 1 Drop

Pour water over petals in pan and simmer, covered, over medium heat 10 minutes.
Lift out petals; set aside.
Measure 1 cup rose petal liquid.
Add sugar and honey, then cook 220°F.
Add petals and simmer over low heat 35 minutes.
Add lemon juice and simmer until thick.
Add coloring, pour into hot sterilized jars and cover with melted parafin.

Recipe Summary

Side Dish

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 4131 Calories from Fat 1095

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 122 g187.2%

Saturated Fat 17.7 g88.7%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 2129.3 mg88.7%

Total Carbohydrates 748 g249.4%

Dietary Fiber 12.8 g51%

Sugars 570 g

Protein 25 g50.9%

Vitamin A 76.1% Vitamin C 9.2%

Calcium 17.4% Iron 26.3%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


carolyn davis's picture
This recipe sounds like the rose petals are added to the jam after the rose water is made. wouldn't this lead to bacterial growth or mold?
umaima's picture
Hi Carolyn, The petals were simmered to extract the water. Since they have been treated there is no chance of bacterial growth.
Wild Rose Petal Jam Recipe