Homemade Rose Water
A delicious homemade rose water recipe using either fresh (organic) or dried rose petals.
fresh rose petals (pesticide free) or dried rose buds
(enough to cover the petals or buds)
Place clean, pesticide-free, fresh rose petals (or dried petals) in a pot.
Pour enough boiling water to cover the petals. Cover pot with a lid. Remove from heat and allow to cool to room temperature.
Place the cooled mixture in a bowl with a tight-fitting lid; refrigerate overnight to allow the flavor to develop.
Next day, strain and discard petals.
To store, pour rosewater into a jar with a lid; refrigerate. Leftover rosewater can be poured into ice cube trays and frozen. Once frozen, transfer cubes into a plastic bag.
When rose water is required for a recipe, simply defrost as many cubes as you’ll need.
Don't know what to do with
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Add to: beverages, yogurt, pudding, cake batter, French toast batter
Make: locum, jelly, preserves
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