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Violet Syrup

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Category: Beverages

 Ingredients List

  • 4 c Violets; freshly picked
  • -unsprayed
  • 2 c -Boiling water
  • 6 c Sugar
  • 1 Lemon; juice of
  • 2 c -Water


Select only the freshest and most unblemished violets in your garden. Place
violet petal in a deep bowl and pour the boiling water over them. Weigh
down with a heavy dish to keep them submerged. Place the bowl in a
draft-free place at room temperature for 24 hours. Line a colander with
layers of rinsed cheesecloth and place over a bowl. Pour violets and liquid
into colander, squeezing out juice from the violets; discard the violets.
Place sugar, lemon juice and water in a saucepan and boil into a very thick
syrup, near the candy stage. Add violet water and bring to a rolling boil.
Boil 10 minutes or until thickened. Pour into sterile bottles. Allow to
cool, then seal and refrigerate. Serve with ice water or club soda.
VARIATION: Substitute 4 cups fragrant rose petals and add 1 cinnamon stick
per bottle of syrup. MAKES: 2 QUARTS

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