Total Time
10hrs 35mins
Prep 5 mins
Cook 10 hrs 30 mins

Send the kids outside to collect dandelions! I have yet to try this but it sounds good!

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Pick dandelion flowers during the daylight while in full bloom, remove petals, then measure petals only.
  2. Place petals in a heavy saucepan along with the water, lemon slices, and vanilla bean.
  3. Bring to a boil, reduce heat, and simmer for 30 minutes. Remove from heat and let steep for 6 hours.
  4. Strain dandelion tea through cheesecloth and discard solids.
  5. Place in a heavy saucepan and bring to a low boil.
  6. Gradually add sugar while stirring until sugar is dissolved.
  7. Lower heat and let simmer to desired syrupy thickness (may take up to 4 hours).
  8. Store in an air tight container.
  9. Tastes great on toast, muffins, pancakes, and biscuits.

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