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Recipe - Rose Jam - Flower Petals


Cook Time

Prep timeCook timeReady inYields

10 min

30 min

40 min

One 500ml jar

For those romantic souls who like flowers and especially roses, the bellow recipe of jam made from fresh rose petals won't leave indifferent. The aroma, the colour and the procedure of making it will satisfy your senses of taste, smell and sight. The jam can be consumed as it is or added as a sweet sauce to ice cream and cake cream.


  • 30-40 -roses, choose aromatic ones
  • 1.2kg -sugar, white
  • 720ml -water
  • 3-4 -drops of lemon juice
"What's in a name? That which we call a rose By any other name would smell as sweet."

"What's in a name? That which we call a rose By any other name would smell as sweet."


  1. Separate rose petals from the flower, wash them and place on the strainer to strain the water.
  2. Add sugar and water into a middle size cooking pot and place it on the heat. Keep stirring until sugar is dissolved and you have prepared a very diluted syrup.
  3. Add the petals into the syrup and keep it boiling on low heat until the dessert is ready.
  4. Remove the pot from the heat and add immediately 3-4 drops of lemon. Lemon juice helps to prevent caramelization.
  5. Once it's cold place into a jar.

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© 2013 SAM ELDER


SAM ELDER (author) from Home on April 29, 2013:

Thank you very much. Yes the rose jam recipe is simple and delicious.

Dil Vil from India on April 28, 2013:

I must vote UP and Up for the delicious pics you have added. The recipe sounds Yummy! Thanks for the good share! I voted it UP...

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