This is a tasty, delicate unusual jelly. Be sure to remove the flower stems, and any green parts which have a nasty taste. Do not use any plants from lawns where weed killing chemicals were used. You can add food coloring to enhance the hew. Some people also add Lavender Sugar , which has a delicate taste and light floral scent . Vanilla, lemon are also popular additives ....
Dandelion Jelly Recipe
4 cups yellow dandelion blossoms
3 cups boiling water
4 1/2 cups sugar
Freshly squeezed lemon juice
1 pkg powdered Pectin
Separate the yellow blossoms from the green stems. Get lots of blossoms.... lots and lots of blossoms. More blossoms mean more flavor for thejelly.
Make certain there are no green stems, they taste disgusting and will destroy the entire batch.
Bring the water to a boil and fill the water with yellow dandelion blossom shreds. Simmer over a gentle heat about 10 minutes. Pour the water and blossoms through a strainer.