Violet honey - country living

Yield: 1 /2 cup

Measure Ingredient
½ cup Lightly packed pesticide free violet blossoms without stems
½ cup Honey (use a mild honey such as orange or clover)

1. Rinse violets in a bowl of cold water and gently spin dry in a salad spinner. In small saucepan or microwave-safe cup, heat honey just to boiling.

2. Remove honey from heat and stir in violets. Cover and let violets steep 24 hours.

3. The next day, reheat honey with violets just until runny. Pour honey through a fine strainer into ajar and discard violets. Cover jar and store violet-flavored honey in a cool, dark place. Use within a week.

Country Living/May/93 Scanned & fixed by DP & GG

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