Sun in a Spoon

Dandelions and lemon come together in this easy-to-make recipe, offering you a unique taste experience without needing to cook. Here’s how you can make this wonderful dandelion honey with lemon:


2 cups of fresh dandelion petals
Juice and zest from 2 large lemons
2 cups of filtered water
2-3 cups of honey or preferred natural sweetener
Step 1: Prepare the Dandelions
Rinse the dandelion petals under cold water to clean them from impurities.
Make sure to use only the petals to avoid bitter tastes.
Step 2: Infuse with Lemon
In a large jar, mix the dandelion petals with the lemon juice and zest.
You can add more lemon if you prefer a stronger taste.
Step 3: Add Sweetness
Pour the honey over the dandelion and lemon mixture.
The honey will extract the flavors and sweeten the mixture naturally.
Step 4: Let it Sit
Seal the jar tightly and shake it well.
Leave it in the sun for 1-2 days, shaking it occasionally to combine the flavors.
Step 5: Strain and Enjoy
After infusing, strain the mixture to remove the petals and zest.
What remains is a delicious dandelion honey with lemon, ready to be enjoyed!
This simple and flavorful recipe is perfect for bringing the aroma and freshness of spring into your kitchen. You can use it on toast, in tea, or over yogurt for a sweet and natural snack.