Flavored Honeys

Flavored Honeys

MINT:
1/4 c chopped fresh mint leaves

ORANGE:
1 tb freshly grated orange rind

CLOVER OR ALFALFA GRAPEFRUIT
1 tb fresh grated grapefruit rind
1 lb clover or alfalfa honey
1 pepper

CLOVER OR ALFALFA ALLSPICE
1 tb whole allspice

CLOVER OR ALFALFA HONEY LEMON
1 tb fresh grated lemon rind

CLOVER OR ALFALFA HONEY HOT HONEY
1 1/2 ts dried hot crushed red

FOR MINT HONEY: pour honey into small saucepan. Add mint leaves and stir to
combine. Warm mixture over low heat for 10 minutes. Let stand for at least
2 hours (better if longer) Strain and pour into 2 clean eight ounce jars.

FOR ANY OF THE CITRUS HONEYS: pour honey into small saucepan and add grated rind. Stir to combine and heat over low heat for 10 minutes. Let stand for at least 2 hours. Strain into clean eight ounce jars.

FOR ALLSPICE HONEY: pour honey into small saucepan and add 1 Tbsp whole allspice. Warm mixture on low heat for 10 minutes. Let stand at least 2 hours. THEN warm mixture again for a second 10 minutes. Let stand overnight before straining and pouring into clean jars.

FOR HOT HONEY: pour honey into small saucepan and add red pepper flakes. Stir to combine and heat on low heat for 10 minutes. Let stand for 1 to 2 hours and then strain into clean jars. HONEY HINTS: Honeys should not be refrigerated. If it should crystallize, it can be reliquified easily by
placing the jar in warm water or microcook 1 cup honey on high for 2 - 3
minutes, stirring every 30 seconds. Be sure not to boil or scorch.

how much honey?

OOOPS!

Guilty as charged!!

sorry about the post - I got lazy in typing it all - but this is for 1 pound of honey. Of course - like anything - you can adjust the intensity of the flavor to your liking.

Sorry for any inconvenience. Enjoy!!!

Kitchen Witch