Rose Water Iced Tea

Catherine Cappiello Pappas

By
@LadyGourmet

Whether you're chilling by the A/C, sitting pretty poolside or what have you, here is a delicious, whimsical drink that will help you to cool right down. (Did I mention it's super healthy too?)


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Serves:

6

Prep:

5 Min

Cook:

10 Min

Ingredients

1 heaping cup fresh rose petals
6 cups water
½ cup sugar
2 oranges, juiced
1 bag white tea

Directions Step-By-Step

1
In a small saucepan, cook down rose petals with water and sugar until all the color of the petals bleed into the water.
In a pitcher or serving jug, pour enough water to steep a tea bag. Set aside.
Meanwhile, juice and strain two oranges. Add juice to pitcher with tea.
Strain rose water & let cool. Once completely cool, add to pitcher. Remove the tea bag and store in a cool place until ready to serve.
Decorative Note:
Set aside a few rose petals. Dip in orange juice and then sugar for candied petals. Add to drink afterwards for garnish.

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