Thursday, July 25, 2013

Lemon-Infused Honey

Honey comes in all varieties with a whole slew of adjectives--raw, local, unfiltered. It also changes flavor based on what plants the bees are collecting nectar from. The honey we ended up getting is pretty bitter, so I'm going to fix it.

My house mother has had a sore throat for some time now so today I am making lemon-infused honey. Lemon-infused honey is pretty simple for a big pay-off: the perfect stir-in for hot tea.

Lemon-infused Honey

  • 1 lemon
  • 1 cup of honey (any variety)

Grate the lemon peel into a sauce pan. Slice the remaining lemon and toss those in, too. Cover with 1 cup of honey. Stir constantly over low heat for about 5 minutes.

Place in a jar and allow to sit for at least a few hours. The flavor with intensify with time.

Add to beverages at your leisure.

1 comment:

  1. Refrigerate once cooled? How does the lemon hold up or does one need to use up quickly?