NZ Woman's Weekly

Rose petal cooler

  • Total time

    20 minutes
  • Servings

  • Occasion

    Special occasion

Ready in 20 minutes, serves 8.

  • 6 organic roses, petals removed
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 2 tbsp rose water
  • 2 litres sparkling mineral water, chilled
  • Crushed ice

1. Place rose petals, sugar and 1 1/4 cups water in a large saucepan. Bring to the boil. Reduce heat and simmer for 8-10 minutes. Cool.

2. Stir in rose water.

3. To serve, fill glasses with crushed ice. Pour syrup into glasses and top with sparkling mineral water.

Tip: You can substitute sparkling mineral water with a budget sparkling wine.

About Annabelle White

Annabelle was born and raised in New Zealand and while she does not have formal chef’s training her love of “great honest cooking” came from watching her mother cook every day after school.

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