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                            Flavored Honey Recipes


                            Spiced Honey

                            1 lemon
                            12 whole cloves
                            3 sticks cinnamon
                            2 2/3 C. Honey

                            Cut lemon into 6 thin slices. Place 2 cloves in each slice. Put lemon slices, cinnamon sticks and honey in
                            a saucepan. Bring to a boil, stirring occasionally. Remove lemon slices from honey. Place 2 lemon slices
                            and 1 cinnamon stick in each jar. Ladle hot honey into hot jars leaving 1/4 inch headspace. Adjust 2
                            piece caps. Process 10 minutes in a boiling-water-bath (BWB) canner. Yields about 3 1/2 pints.
 

                            Honey Orange Slices

                            4 large oranges, sliced and halved, discard end pieces
                            Water
                            1 1/4 cups sugar
                            1 1/4 cups honey
                            Juice from 1 large lemon
                            3 sticks cinnamon
                            1 1/2 teaspoons whole cloves
                            1 1/2 teaspoons whole allspice

                            Place orange slices in a medium saucepot and cover with water. Bring to a boil, reduce heat. Simmer
                            until peel is tender, about 30 minutes. Drain.

                            Combine sugar, honey and lemon juice; bring to a boil. Add orange slicesand spices tied in a spice bag.
                            Simmer 40 minutes. Discard spice bag. Pack hot orange slices into hot jars leaving 1/4-inch headspace.
                            Carefully ladle hot syrup over orange slices, leaving 1/4-inch headspace. Remove air bubbles with
                            nonmetallic spatula. Wipe jar rim clean. Place lid on jar with sealing compound next to glass. Screw band
                            down evenly and firmly just until a point of resistance is met – fingertip tight. Process 10 minutes in a
                            boiling-water canner.
                            Yield: about 3 half-pints.

                            For altitude adjustment increase processing as indicated below:
                            1,001 – 3,000 ft………...5 minutes
                            3,001 – 6,000 ft……….10 minutes
                            6,001 – 8,000 ft……….15 minutes
                            8,001 – 10,000 ft……...20 minutes

                                Miriams Mom