Lavender Wine Jelly
1/4 Cup dried Lavender Leaves
2 1/2 Cup Boiling Water
4 1/2 Cup Sugar
1/4 Cup White Wine
A few drops of purple food color.
1/2 Bottle Liquid Pectin
Sterilize jars - keep them hot. If using glasses, prepare paraffin. If using jars, prepare lids as manufacturer directs.
Pour boiling water over lavender and let steep for 15 minutes. Strain and measure 2 cups of this herb tea into saucepan. Stir in sugar, wine and coloring. Heat to a full rolling boil, stirring constantly. Pour in pectin and return to a boil. Boil hard for 1 minute stirring constantly. Remove from heat and skim off foam.
Ladle through funnel into hot jars or glasses to 1/2 inch of tops. Wipe tops with a sterile cloth. Seal glasses with 1/8 inch layer of paraffin. If using jars, screw on tops.
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