Homemade lemon-infused honey is so easy to make. Adorn your jars of lemon-infused honey with these free printable labels – perfect for gift giving!
Hello, Ideas for the Home readers! I’m Pam from The Birch Cottage, and I’m back again this month sharing an easy recipe for Lemon Infused Honey.
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I was introduced to the idea of homemade infused honey when fellow blogger Lynn from Nourish and Nestle shared an amazing gift idea for “Galentine’s Day” of Rose Petals and Green Tea with Rose Hip Infused Honey. You can read all about it here.
How to Make Lemon infused honey
Doesn’t that Rose Petals and Green Tea sound amazing? Well, it is! And that is exactly what got me to thinking – “What else can I infuse in honey?” Truth be told – your options are limited only to your imagination and taste buds!
What you need:
Kitchen Tools Needed:
- lemon grater
- silicone spatula
- Weck jars (or other gift jars)
- honey dipper
- printable labels (available for download below)
- honey (plain honey like Sue Bee Honey works best)
1. Slowly warm the honey.
Pour honey into a saucepan and add the grated lemon peel and lemon juice. Stir to combine. Heat over low heat for 10 minutes, stirring occasionally to incorporate the lemon into the honey.
Be sure to keep an eye on your honey as it will burn easily.
2. Let cool.
After about 10 minutes, remove the honey mixture from the heat and allow to cool for at least 3 hours (overnight for best results).
3. Fill jar.
Then pour the honey mixture into your clean glass Weck jars (or your preferred glass gift jars) and seal. You can also strain the honey, if you prefer, and then pour into your glass jar.
Lemon Infused Honey
- lemon grater
- glass jars
- 2 cups honey
- 2-1/2 tbsp lemon peel grated
- 2 tbsp lemon juice fresh squeezed
- Pour honey into a saucepan and add the grated lemon peel and lemon juice. Heat over low heat for 10 minutes, stirring gently a couple of times to incorporate the lemon into the honey. Be sure to keep an eye on your honey as it will burn easily.
- Remove from heat and allow to cool on the counter for at least 3 hours.
- Pour honey mixture into glass jars and seal.
Download the Lemon Infused Honey Labels
To make your homemade Lemon Infused Honey jars perfect for gift-giving, I’ve created this set of printable labels. You have two different sizes of labels to choose from: a set of 2″ square or a set of 2-1/2″ round.
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More Infused honey ideas
I thought the lemon infused honey was amazing in a warm cup of tea. But, there is so much you can do with infused honey besides lemon. Here are a few ideas:
- Cinnamon Infused Honey
- Habanero Infused Honey
- Lavender Infused Honey
- Mint Infused Honey
- Rosemary Infused Honey
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