Fireweed Jelly

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READY IN: 45mins

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Gather fireweed blossoms, then wash and measure out the 8 packed cups of cleaned ones.
  • In a large pot, combine the blossoms, lemon juice, butter, and water. Bring to a boil and simmer for 10 minutes.
  • Pour through a sieve then return liquid to pot and heat through to medium low. Discard contents of sieve.
  • Add packages of pectin, stir, and bring to a boil.
  • Add the sugar, stir well, and bring to a full boil. Let boil fully for 1 minute, then turn off heat.
  • Stir until sugar is fully dissolved.
  • Pour into sterilized jelly jars, leaving 1/4- inch head space.
  • Process in a boiling water bath for 10 minutes.
  • Makes 10 to 12 jars fireweed jelly.
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