Rhubarb and Rose Petal Jam

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Save your fresh summer rhubarb by learning how to make jam. This homemade jam is also flavored with edible rose petals, so opening up a jar will take you right back to spring.

Rhubarb and Rose Petal Jam
Photo: Andy Lyons
Prep Time:
45 mins
Stand Time:
30 mins
Process Time:
10 mins
Total Time:
1 hrs 25 mins
Servings:
7
Yield:
7 half-pints

Ingredients

  • 6 ½ cup sugar

  • 1 cup water

  • 4 ounce pink or red edible rose petals (6 cups)

  • 2 ½ pound fresh rhubarb

  • 1 1.75 ounce package regular powdered fruit pectin

Directions

  1. For syrup, in a stainless-steel, enamel, or nonstick 4-quart Dutch oven, combine 1 cup of the sugar and the water. Cook and stir until sugar dissolves. Bring mixture to boiling. Stir in rose petals. Remove from heat. Using the back of a wooden spoon, slightly mash rose petals. Cover and let stand for 30 minutes. Strain mixture through a fine-mesh sieve set over a large bowl. Discard petals.

  2. Meanwhile, finely chop rhubarb. In the same Dutch oven, combine rhubarb and the strained syrup. Bring to boiling over high heat. Reduce heat to medium; simmer for about 2 minutes or until rhubarb is tender. Measure 4 1/2 cups of the rhubarb mixture; return to the Dutch oven. Stir pectin into rhubarb mixture. Bring to a full rolling boil over high heat, stirring constantly. Stir in the remaining 5 1/2 cups sugar. Return to a full rolling boil, stirring constantly. Boil hard for 1 minute, stirring constantly. Remove from heat. Quickly skim off foam with a metal spoon.

  3. Ladle hot jam into hot, sterilized half-pint canning jars, leaving a 1/4-inch headspace. Wipe jar rims; adjust lids.

  4. Process filled jars in a boiling-water canner for 10 minutes (start timing when water returns to boiling). Remove jars from canner; cool on wire racks.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

48 Calories
12g Carbs
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 7
Calories 48
% Daily Value *
Sodium 1mg 0%
Total Carbohydrate 12g 4%
Total Sugars 12g
Vitamin C 0.6mg 3%
Calcium 10.1mg 1%
Potassium 22mg 0%

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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