Rose Petal Sangria
A summer and tasty formula for sangria based on wildflower petals and rosé wine! Invigorating and light, this botanical and feminine is ideal for early special lunches, wedding parties and showers. An excellent method to praise the season! If you can not discover the wildflower petals, do not hesitate to buy dried flower petals!
- 1 bottle Rosé Wìne
- ¼– ⅓ cup Rose petal sìmple syrup ( see below)
- ¼ –⅓ cup Elder Flower Lìqueur ( lìke St. Germaìne)
- 1–2 tablespoons fresh wìld rose petals (washed)
- handfull fresh mìnt leaves for garnìsh ( optìonal)
- Rose Petal Sìmple Syrup
- 1 cup washed fresh rose petals ( or 1/3 cup drìed petals, food grade – avaìlable ìn bulk sectìon of gourmet markets)
- 1 cup Sugar
- 1 cup water
- 1 teaspoon lemon juìce
- All fresh rose petals are edìble, just make very sure they are untreated wìth pestìcìdes.
- Make rose petal simple syrup. Bring all ingredients to a simmer, stir until sugar is dissolved. Turn heat off. Let roses petals steep for 12 – 24 hours in a cool place. The longer, the more rose flavor! Strain. (Refrigerate any leftovers)
- Place Rosé Wine, ⅓ cup Rose petal simple syrup, ⅓ cup Elder Flower Liqueur and 1-2 tablespoons fresh wild rose petals (washed) and optional mint in a large pitcher and refrigerate for 1-2 hours. Serve over ice.