Rose petals are not just a garnish, they can be used in food as well. This unique shake is has so much flavor and will become a favorite in your home.—Mary Kay Dixson, Decatur, Alabama
Total TimePrep/Total Time: 10 min.
- 1/2 cup packed rose petals
- 1 cup milk
- 1 tablespoon honey
- 1/4 teaspoon almond extract
- 1/3 cup vanilla ice cream
- Fresh rosebud, optional
- In a blender or food processor, combine rose petals, milk, honey, extract and ice cream; blend or process until smooth and foamy. Pour into a glass; garnish with rosebud if desired.
Editor's NoteVerify that flowers are edible and have not been treated with chemicals.
Nutrition Facts1 each: 311 calories, 13g fat (8g saturated fat), 53mg cholesterol, 157mg sodium, 40g carbohydrate (36g sugars, 0 fiber), 10g protein.
Originally published as Rosy Shake in Birds & Blooms April/May 1995