Bottle and glasses of damson gin

Damson recipes

6 Recipes

Use up a seasonal glut of damsons in everything from preserves to puddings. Our recipes include damson gin, damson jam, spiced cheese, damson crumble and more.

Damson gin

4

(2 ratings)

Bottle up a taste of autumn with our homemade damson gin. The flavour matures and improves over time. The recipe can also be used to make damson vodka
  • 30 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Damson crumble

3.5

(2 ratings)

This damson and apple crumble will go down a treat as a family dessert. The damsons will contain stones, so remember to warn people to remove them as they eat
  • 1 hour
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Damson jam

0

(0 ratings)

Make the most of damsons in the summer with this sweet and fruity damson jam. Serve with crusty bread, or try as a filling in your favourites cakes and bakes
  • 1 hour
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Damson jelly

5

(2 ratings)

A delicious way to deal with a glut of damsons - perfect on toast or fresh bread and a great accompaniment to roast meats
  • 1 hour and 30 mins
  • A challenge
  • Vegetarian

Spiced damson cheese

5

(3 ratings)

This densely packed spiced fruit cheese is the perfect accompaniment to roast meats such as pork and duck, or a cheeseboard
  • 1 hour and 15 mins
  • A challenge
  • Vegetarian

Caraway oatcakes with stilton & damson jam

0

(0 ratings)

Lacing oatcakes with fragrant caraway seeds adds another dimension to a cheeseboard. Serve with stilton and damson jam as a final canapé at a party
  • 45 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian
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