440x330 066731-serbet

Description Edit

In Romanian: Serbet de flori de salcim

Ingredients Edit

  • 1¾ lbs / 750 g acacia flowers
  • 2 lbs / 1 kg sugar
  • 1 qt / 1 l water
  • juice from ½ lemon

Directions Edit

  1. Clean the acacia flowers as for Rose Preserves and set to boil with 1 qt / 1 l of water.
  2. After a couple of minutes of boiling, remove from heat, cover, let cool off, then strain through cheese cloth.
  3. Set the strained liquid to boil with the sugar (preferably lump sugar), at low heat to start with and after removing all foam, at medium heat.
  4. Wipe the inner walls of the pot with a clean, wet cloth and let boil until thickened.
  5. When tepid, beat the mixture, adding the lemon juice gradually, at the end.
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