Pour the ingredients into a heavy based saucepan. Bring to the boil gradually, stirring frequently
Boil for 5 to 10 minutes. When the syrup turns to a thick consistency, remove from the heat. If you’re adding red coloring, do so now but this is optional.
Strain out the rose petals and pour the syrup into a glass jug/pitcher or into a glass bottle
Pour rose syrup over iced desserts. Pour over ice cream scoops. Sprinkle some frosted rose petals over the top.
Add to cakes or cookies. Following the recipe’s directions, add this syrup to your baked goodies.
Add to drinks. Rose syrup is delicious in drinks such as milkshakes, cocktails, lassies and even plain milk. Follow the directions in the recipe.