Rose Petal Jam

Варенье из розового цвета

Preparation info

  • 1½ Pints

    • Difficulty


Appears in

A Taste of Russia

A Taste of Russia

By Darra Goldstein

Published 1983

  • About

Making this jam is almost as enjoyable as eating it: the simmering petals infuse the air with their fragrance.


  • 8 ounces rose petals
  • 2 lemons
  • 2 cups water


Early in the morning pick fresh, sweet-smelling pink or red roses. Trim off the white base of the petals and discard. Rinse the petals, then drain.

Slice the lemons very thin. Place them in a pan with the water. Cover and bring to a boil. Simmer for 15 minutes, then remove the lemon slices and discard them.

Bring the lemon water to a boil again and stir in the sugar until dissol