Pour boiling water into the jar of violets and gently press the violets so they are submerged and there are no bubbles. The water will look blue until we add the lemon juice later to turn it purple
Leave petals to soak for 24 hours covered with cheese cloth or something similar
Strain the violet tea, and if needs be you can add a little extra water so that the tea equals 2 cups
Mix the tea and lemon juice and bring to a boil for one minute.
Add the sugar and pectic and bring to a hard boil for another minute.
Skim the top once done
Pour into warm processed jars and process like normal in a water bath canner for 5 minutes.