Rose tea is a great treat that is very easy to make. Read more on how to make it, the ingredients, and how it can be good for your health.
The petals and hips can both be great ingredients for rose tea. You can get a wide variety of flavors just by using different roses. Petals will give your drinks a more flowery taste. Hips will be more sweeter. Both types are great for after lunch.
Rose Petal Tea Recipe (Makes 4 servings)
Rose petals, two cups (the fresher and more fragrant, the better). This is about 18 roses.
Note: Make sure that your roses are pesticide free. Most store bought roses are NOT.
Three cups distilled water
Flavoring to taste (mint, honey, sugar, etc....)
1. Remove white areas from bottom of the petals. Wet petals and lightly pat to dry.
2. Put the cut petals in a small saucepan on medium heat. Add water. Make entire mixture go to a simmer. Allow to simmer for 5 minutes, or at which point petals darken.
3. Remove the mixture from heat. Use a strainer and pass the hot tea into cups. Flavor and sweeten as needed.
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