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rose cordial recipe

Recipe by
Vladka Merva

Learn easy steps to make this rose cordial using three ingredients you may already have at home. These are fragrant blossoms, water, and sugar.

yield 2 cups
method Canning/Preserving

Ingredients For rose cordial recipe

  • 2 c
    fresh or dried rose petals
  • 2 c
    boiled water
  • 2
  • 2 c
    cane sugar
  • 1 tsp
    beetroot powder

How To Make rose cordial recipe

  • 1
    Remove any damaged petals and insects before using them in the recipe
  • 2
    Grate lemon zest from 2 organic lemon
  • 3
    In a small saucepan, bring the water to a boil, add sweetener and let the sugar dissolve
  • 4
    Add roses, lemon slices, and citric acid if using. At this stage, also add beetroot powder if using,
  • 5
    Bring it to a boil, remove it from the heat and cover the lid.
  • 6
    Let the mixture infuse for at least 24 hours.
  • 7
    through a fine-mesh strainer to remove the petals and citrus.
  • 8
    Bottle the cordial into sterilized glass bottles, seal it, and transfer it in the fridge.