For some reason, this year especially, my sweet tooth has been in full force around Valentine’s Day – if you couldn’t tell from my Sea Salt + Maple Bacon Chocolate Hearts or the delectable Deep Fried S’mores I devoured after Jaime made them. This got me thinking, what if you could do something extra special with roses for Valentine’s Day, like eat them.
Well, in fact you can and they are delicious. You could eat them alone, but they are kind of a rose explosion in your mouth so making them a garnish for desserts like ice cream or cake is even better. Toss a few in your glass of bubbling champagne!
Learn how to make Candied Rose Petals after the jump…
Candied Rose Petals – An Easy Valentine’s Day Dessert DIY
Mix up the meringue powder mixture with water according to the directions on the back of the container. In this case, I mixed 2 tbsp of meringue powder with 2 tbsp of water, which equaled 1 egg white.