A simple Dried Rose Petal Rim is the perfect touch for a glass of champagne or cocktail. It’s easy to do and will make your next party or happy hour feel extra special.
With just two ingredients you can make your next drink a little more memorable.
I love to find simple ways to make something feel extra special. And while champagne feels pretty darn special on its own, even that can use some dressing up once in a while.
This rose rimmer for your glass is super simple but adds a fun bit of color and taste to your glass of bubbly.
It kind of reminds you of confetti which is super festive, right?
And a great bottle of champagne doesn’t hurt anything.
Rose syrup is super sweet and yes, flower-y. It gives drinks a really pretty color and, because you don’t use much in each recipe, the flavor is actually pretty subtle. But it’s really sticky so it works perfectly for rimming a cocktail glass. You can easily find this at your local international market.
It’s much thicker than simple syrup. Although you can make an extra thick simple syrup at home by using more sugar than water.
The dried rose petals come in a bag and looks a little bit like potpourri. But you just have to get past that. Dried roses are SO great in so many ways.
They add such a fun flavor to dishes and people are shocked to learn that there are roses in their food. Plus they’re pink! Pink food always tastes better. Said every little girl.
How to Make a Dried Rose Petal Rim
There isn’t much prep needed for this aside from rough chopping the dried rose petals.
Then you just spin the edge of your cocktail glass or champagne flute in the rose syrup.
Then dab the sticky edge in the dried rose petals. That’s it. Done.
Depending on how much syrup you end up with on your glass, it may start to run a little. I love things that aren’t super perfect so the drippy rose syrup looks really pretty to me.
Others may not love it so just be aware it can happen and wipe the excess off if you need to.
Most of the rose flavor comes from the syrup and not the rose petals. They look really pretty but if you aren’t into cocktail rimmers (I don’t usually love them – why do they have to be so messy?) then just skip this and make my appetizer instead.
And of course, drink a glass of champagne. Because even without a rimmer, it’s still delicious! I know these would be a hit, though, at a Bachelor or Bachelorette watching party.
Or you could even do it with lemonade for a fancy little girl’s party. Cheers!
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Rose Petal Rim
- 1 ounce dried rose petals, chopped
- 1 TBSP rose syrup
- Chop the dried rose petals so they are in small pieces.
- Dip the edge of your cocktail glass into a small dish or bowl with rose syrup.
- Dip the wet edge of the glass in the dried rose petals.
- Wipe off any drips then add champagne or a cocktail to your pretty glass.