Rose Petal Iced Tea
3 large roses (petals only, white bases removed)
3 cups water
1/2 teaspoon fresh lemon juice
2 cups water
2 teaspoons rose water
1 drop pink food coloring (just a TINY DROP)
3 green tea bags
3 tablespoons granulated sugar
Bring the first 3 cups water to a boil. Add the rose petals and lemon juice
then turn off the heat and allow it to sit for 8-10 hours.
Strain the ‘rose water’ into large jug. Remove petals & discard.
Bring the 2 cups of water to a boil, remove from heat and place in the tea
bags. Brew for 5 minutes. Remove the tea bags, and add the granulated sugar to the tea. Stir.
Allow the tea to cool then add the 2 tsp rose water, the food coloring and
Serve well chilled over ice.