Guelder Rose Jam

by Edward Daniel
Caption of Guelder Rose Jam. Image by Edward Daniel (c).

Guelder Rose Jam has a distinctive taste – one which I really love.  This jam retains the seeds; I don’t mind the seeds. It’s great to forage the Guelder Rose berries which can be found amongst hedgerows in the country.

Caption of Guelder Rose Jam. Image by Edward Daniel (c).
Prep Time: Cooking Time:
Nutrition facts: 200 calories 20 grams fat
Rating: 5.0/5
( 1 voted )


  • 500g Guelder rose berries
  • 500ml filtered water
  • 250g raw unrefined cane sugar


  1. Place the berries in water in a saucepan. Bring to boil. Simmer for about 30 minutes.  Mash with a potato masher.
  2. Add in the sugar and continue cooking for another hour. The jam should thicken.
  3. Place the jam in warm sterilised jars. Once cool, place in the fridge.


By Edward Daniel, Vegan Chef and Former Chair of The Vegan Society. Contributor to Vegan Life Magazine, Plant Based Magazine, Vegan Food and Living Magazine and OK! Magazine. Speaker and cooking demonstrator at Vegan Life Life Festival London, Mind Body and Spirit Festival London, Veganes Sommerfest Berlin, and Bali Vegan Festival. Author of "Essence: The Beginner's Guide to Veganism".


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