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Lilac Jelly

A sweet, floral jelly made from fresh lilac blossoms
Course Jelly/Jam


  • 4 cup lilac blossoms
  • 6 cup water
  • 5 cup sugar
  • 1-2 Tbls. lemon juice
  • 1 box pectin I prefer the low sugar Sure-Jell in the pink box


  • Put lilac blossoms in a bowl. Bring water to boil and cover lilacs with it. Let sit 24 hours.
  • Strain off water into a pot.
  • Bring this "tea" to boil with the remaining ingredients.
  • Once ready to jar up, but into clean, sterilized jars and water bath process for 6 minutes.
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