Kudzu Blossom Jelly

Recipe by Molly53
READY IN: 35mins
SERVES: 36
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Wash kudzu blossoms with cold water, drain well and place them in a large bowl.
  • Pour 4 cups boiling water over blossoms, and refrigerate 8 hours or overnight.
  • Strain liquid through a colander into a Dutch oven, discarding blossoms.
  • Add lemon juice and pectin; bring to a full rolling boil over high heat, stirring constantly.
  • Stir in sugar; return to a full rolling boil, and boil, stirring constantly, 1 minute.
  • Remove from heat; skim off foam with a spoon.
  • Quickly pour jelly into hot, sterilized jars; filling to 1/4 inch from top.
  • Wipe jar rims.
  • Cover at once with metal lids, and screw on bands.
  • Process in boiling water bath 5 minutes.
  • Cool jars on wire racks.
  • NOTE: Blossom liquid is gray until lemon juice is added.
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