Bachelor's Jam Jack Rose Recipe

The first sip is always ethereal, with all of the previous year’s flavors revealing themselves one by one.

Photography By Katie Childs | January 02, 2019

Ingredients

  • 2 ounces strained Bachelor’s Jam
  • ¾ ounce Honey Syrup (recipe follows)
  • ¾ ounce fresh squeezed lemon juice
Honey Syrup
  • ¾ cups honey
  • ¼ cup boiling water

Preparation

Shake, strain into a chilled coupe glass and garnish with fruit from the Bachelor’s Jam.

In a large earthenware pot, add seasonally available fruit and cover it by a ½ inch with Laird’s Applejack. Cover with a tight-fitting lid. Continue this process throughout the year until it is ready to drink in December, then strain out fruit to save for dessert. Use within 1 year.

HONEY SYRUP

Add the boiling water to the honey and stir to incorporate.

Store in the refrigerator and use within 1 year.

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Enough for 10 drinks

About this recipe

Bachelor’s Jam (recipe adapted from The River Cottage Preserves Handbook by Pam Corbin)

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Ingredients

  • 2 ounces strained Bachelor’s Jam
  • ¾ ounce Honey Syrup (recipe follows)
  • ¾ ounce fresh squeezed lemon juice
Honey Syrup
  • ¾ cups honey
  • ¼ cup boiling water
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