Rose jam

    Rose jam


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    About this recipe: A delightfully fragrant rose petal jam. An extraordinary gift for any occasion. Ensure the roses you use are organically grown and not sprayed with any chemicals.

    Serves: 32 

    • 225g fresh rose petals, white base trimmed off
    • 400g caster sugar
    • 750ml water
    • lemon juice
    • 1 (13g) sachet pectin

    Prep:20min  ›  Cook:30min  ›  Extra time:14hr40min  ›  Ready in:15hr30min 

    1. Toss the rose petals and sugar together in a bowl until evenly coated. Cover, and let stand at room temperature overnight.
    2. The following day, bring the water to the boil in a saucepan over medium-high heat. Stir in the rose petals and all of the sugar, and stir until the sugar has dissolved. Reduce the heat to medium-low, and simmer 20 minutes. Increase the heat to medium-high, and return the mixture to a boil which cannot be stirred down. Stir in the pectin, and boil for 1 minute. Pour the jam into 4 sterilised 8 oz jars. Seal with rings and lids, and store in a cool dark place.


    For this recipe and all others using rose petals, ensure you use organically grown unsprayed fragrant roses.

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