Nasturtium Elderflower Jam

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Nasturtium Elderflower Jam is the best jamming ever! Perfect combination of edible flowers for the best delicate jam!

Nasturtium Elderflower Jam is the best jamming ever! Perfect combination of edible flowers for the best delicate jam!


 

My memories travels back to my grandmother’s garden. It was full of edible plants to use in her kitchen, both for healthy and tasty reasons. I am happy to see edible flowers are getting more attention nowadays and it is great!

Thanks to the flavours releasing from my granny’s kitchen, I am discovering all sorts of amazing dishes. Everybody could make using edible flowers and this nasturtium elderflower jam perfect example.

You can start with Elderflower Syrup  .

 

It gives beautiful, fragrant blossoms in early May and you could make your batch of syrup from scratch then, easily. To make elderflower jam, there is just one additional step to do: you add some pectin + sugar, depending on the amount of syrup, you can also get some jars of beautiful elderflower jelly recipe.

Nasturtium Elderflower Jam is the best jamming ever! Perfect combination of edible flowers for the best delicate jam!

How to make nasturtium elderflower jam?

All you need is 45 nasturtium flowers and combine it with elderflower syrup and pectin with some sugar, boil and fill the glass jars.

Nasturtium flower carries a sweet flavour that finishes with pepperish one and it matches with elderflower heavenly good.

Very elderflowerish and light; different from the one I prepared combining oranges and nasturtium to have Nasturtium Orange Jam .

 

What is elderflower?

An extract of the flower is used to make medicine. We use elderflower for swollen sinuses (sinusitis), colds, influenza (flu), swine flu, bronchitis, diabetes, and constipation.

People also use it to increase urine production (as a diuretic), to increase sweating (as a diaphoretic), and to stop bleeding.

For more health benefits of elderflower, visit this site .

Is you love edible plants, nasturtiums especially, to find 60 + nasturtium flowers, visit Ashley

 

 

Nasturtium Elderflower Jam is the best jamming ever! Perfect combination of edible flowers for the best delicate jam!

 

 

Nasturtium Elderflower Jam

Nasturtium Elderflower Jam is the best jamming ever! Perfect combination of edible flowers for the best delicate jam!

Course Canning / preserving
Cuisine Mediterranean
Keyword Nasturtium Elderflower Jam
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Author 2pots2cook

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 cups Elderflower syrup
  • 45 Nasturtium flowers
  • 3 Tbsp pectin + 2 Tbsp sugar

Instructions

  1. Prepare clean glass jars.
  2. In a pot, mix all the ingredients and boil for 10 minutes on medium heat.
  3. If any foam appears, remove it.
  4. Fill the glass jars and allow to cool before storing in a cold dark place.

 

Nasturtium Elderflower Jam is the best jamming ever! Perfect combination of edible flowers for the best delicate jam!

 

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