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Homemade Cloverleaf Honey

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“this is in a taste of home 1999 cookbook it was submitted by heidi harrington I have not made this but it sounded intersting Do not know how long it takes so cooking time is really a guess”
READY IN:
2hrs
SERVES:
4
YIELD:
4 1/2 pints
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 60 white clover blossoms
  • 40 red clover blossoms
  • 3 rose petals (WILD)
  • 5 lbs sugar
  • 3 cups water
  • 1 teaspoon powdered alum

Directions

  1. use fresh blossoms; remove all green stems.
  2. wash clover and rose petals throughly in cool running water;
  3. drain well.
  4. pat dry.
  5. place in large metal bowl and set aside.
  6. in large heavy saucepan bring sugar, water and alum to a boil; stirring constantly.
  7. boil without stirring until candy thermorther.
  8. reaches 220 degree;.
  9. remove from heat.
  10. pour the above over clover and wild rose petals.
  11. let stand 45 minutes.
  12. pour through double thickness of cheesecloth;.
  13. discard clovers and petals.
  14. pour honey in jars.
  15. store in fridge.
  16. do not use chemically treated plants.

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