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rose water iced tea

(1 rating)
Recipe by
Catherine Cappiello Pappas
Amityville, NY

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?)

(1 rating)
yield 6 serving(s)
prep time 5 Min
cook time 10 Min

Ingredients For rose water iced tea

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

How To Make rose water iced tea

  • 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.