Garnish & Decoration Recipes > Crystallized Rose Petals

How to make crystallized rose petals:
Traditionally flowers and petals have been used in many dishes. Roses were one of the favorite flowers used and unlike many of the other flowers that were used, roses remain abundant. Make sure you know where the roses come from and how they have been grown and prepared for sale.


Pesticide-free Rose petals (brushed clean)
egg white lightly beaten
icing/confectioner's sugar
cake rack
greaseproof paper
(see measure conversions for more information)


- Paint the egg white over all the surfaces of each rose petal.
- Sprinkle the petals evenly with icing sugar and then leave to dry on the cake rack.
- Keep the petals separate.
- When dry place on the greaseproof paper and use as soon as possible.
- Keep in an airtight container in a cool, dry place but not in the fridge as they will go soggy.