Damson crumble served in a dish

Damson 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.

11 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

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
Vegan
Gluten-free
4 ratings 3.3 out of 5 star rating

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 hr
Easy
Vegetarian
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11 ratings 3.8 out of 5 star rating

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 hr
Easy
Vegan
Gluten-free
3 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

A delicious way to deal with a glut of damsons - perfect on toast or fresh bread and a great accompaniment to roast meats

1 hr and 30 mins
A challenge
Vegetarian
5 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

This densely packed spiced fruit cheese is the perfect accompaniment to roast meats such as pork and duck, or a cheeseboard

1 hr and 15 mins
A challenge
Vegetarian
Gluten-free
1 rating 5.0 out of 5 star rating

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
2 ratings 3.0 out of 5 star rating

Make the most of autumnal fruit with our simple homemade damson vodka recipe. This autumnal drink is delicious neat or served in seasonal cocktails

30 mins
Easy
Vegan
Gluten-free
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