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thanks for recepie now i can use better my husbads factorys gardens roses and i also gives this to my fridens


hello .dont discard the rose can boil them with the syrup all together .greek people eat the rose petals as a desert or serve it on icecream . bye

Caitriona and Orla

Just spent a rainy day at home with coldy daughter collecting petals from bush to make rose petal syrup. She is now drawing the labels. Thanks for what to do with our two jars of syrup?


Thank you for posting this lovely recipe. Now I can make my own rose syrup!


Hi Clarice: I really need a good recipe for rose petal jam. One that can be put in jars and kept for a long time. Would u or one of your readers have one! Thanks I love roses too!


I absolutely will be trying this recipe!
Hint: I make rose petal jelly yearly but when preparing the roses I snip off the white tips of the petals because they tend to be bitter.
Note: To make the syrup pink you can add 1/8 cup or 2 tbsps. lemon juice to each cup of rose infusion. It is fun to watch it turn pink before your eyes. The lemon juice may also act as a preservative and lengthen the shelf time.


Thank you! I could just smell them as I was I will be trying this next year.


Good Morning, Clarice!! The joke of the shirt is that all the fruits have a word that they rhyme with, except for the orange...that is why he is crying. It's a *very* silly shirt! LOL
Did you find a copy of Miss Potter?? Grace and I found the last copy at Walmart last night...we are so excited to finally watch it! I heard from Susan that we'll need a box of tissues. :0) Have a wonderful day!

Lady Laurie

Dear Clarice,
What a perfectly lovely post! I have never tried to make rose syrup, but this is something I would like to try and I am looking forward to reading about the rosey cocktail.
I can't wait to see the Beatrix Potter movie ~ enjoy your scones and clotted cream!!

jJJennifer Paganelli

Clarice, so decadent of you but let me tell you of all of us in blogland you deserve it!!! You are amazing running around supporting all of us and then giving us fabulous stories and recipies...enjoy yourself in the comfort of your home be transported by Beatrix Potter Love, Jennifer


Really beautiful recipe! I'm going to search for petals in my garden, I never did it before , it 's look delicious and poetic!


Dear Clarice,

My rosa rugosa roses are out I know what I shall be doing soon!

We have a large family of baby rabbits at the moment who run around our lawn freely and boldly and I love to see them there.I feel just like Miss Potter as I chat to them whilst I garden! Enjoy your tea and movie; I really enjoyed it (I had to get the dvd too.) Gill.


Those rose petals are the most gorgeous colors!
Miss Potter never came to my town, so I can't wait to see it as well. Your afternoon sounds perfect!

lauren Mumford

Beautiful photos and the recipe sounds simple and divine! It sounds like you have a lovely day planned for enjoy it!

sara, the house of charm

I agree! I want to see the movie too. I missed it in theatre, but Thursday Ryan is taking me to see the latest Pirates movie in theatre. I also want to see that new Pixar film about the french rat who cooks...


This sounds so interesting...I wish I had some fragrant roses in my garden to give it a try!


How lovely! Rose syrup sounds old-fashioned and a proper treat. I think you'll enjoy "Miss Potter", I know my eldest and I did!


Your rosey lady is lovely, the photo of the rose petals is stunning, the rose syrup sounds divine, and yes, I am excited with you for Miss Potter and plan to pick it up for my dd's birthday this weekend!
It was a very well-done movie with wonderful scenes of the Lake District in England, which dd & I hope to visit next Spring!
I love your scones and clotted cream idea! We just watched ladies in Lavender again and enjoyed our tea party while watching!

Gumbo Lily

Thank you for the recipe Clarice. Next, we'll need recipes on how to use rose water. (I've never used it). I like your Rosy Lady too!



That rose petal photos is beautiful!

I'm excited about Miss Potter, too.

karla nathan

Rose syrup sounds like a lovely potion to have on hand

And yes, I HAVE to see the Miss Potter movie too! My husband is out of town, so I will have popcorn for dinner and rent this, thanks for the reminder!


Wonderful rose syrup recipe! I'm eager to try it!!!

And yes, Mrs. Potter, the movie --- SOON! I have been eagerly awaiting for weeks and weeks!!! I raised my boys on Beatrix POtter stories. . .

:) LaTeaDah


Love the rose petals.
I can't wait to see Miss Potter too. I missed it when it was out.
I saw Waitress last week, and it was so cute!
Have fun watching the movie,


I wanted to see that movie too, but it wasn't showing anywhere in St Louis! (And I still need to get myself to the theater to see Waitress. I think I need to clone myself!)


Sounds wonderfully Victorian.

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