Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 25 minutes
- 1/4 cup dried lavender leaves
- 2-1/2 cups water
- 4-1/2 cups granulated white sugar
- 1/4 cup white wine
- 2 drops blue food coloring
- 1 drop red food coloring
- 1/2 bottle (or 1 packet) liquid pectin
Pour mixture through a fine-mesh strainer or a layer of cheesecloth, reserving the liquid. Measure 2 cups of the liquid and return to the saucepan.
Return to the stove and stir in sugar,white wine, and food coloring. Bring to a rolling boil, stirring constantly. Add pectin, return to a full boil, and continue boiling for 1 minute, stirring constantly. Remove from heat and skim off foam.
Ladle lavender jelly into sterilized jars to within 1/2 inch of the top. Wipe tops of jars and screw on sterilized lids. Process in a boiling water bath according to your canner’s instructions.
Yield: about 3 half-pints