rose cordial recipe

a 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.

serves 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.