Rose Milk tastes incredible! The recipe is simple to follow and yields creamy milk that has been infused with the delicious floral flavor of rose. Whether you're looking for a new beverage option for your next get-together or you just want something different to enjoy on a quiet afternoon, this drink is sure to cool you off.
If you've never tried it before, you're going to LOVE the sweet, sophisticated flavor of this easy Rose Milk.
Rose milk is another popular Indian drink that is used to help cool down as well as combat the natural spicy flavors in traditional foods.
Milk with rose syrup is a blend of your favorite milk infused with the floral flavor of rose to create a drink that is both refreshing and elegant.
If you have never had rose milk before, the flavor can be described as a mix of sweet and floral with hints of vanilla.
The color is a beautiful pink that is perfect for any occasion!
Why You'll Love This Recipe
- Rose milk is a delicious and refreshing drink that is perfect for any occasion!
- This recipe is easy to follow and only requires a few ingredients.
- Rose milk is a great way to cool down on a hot day.
- The rose simple syrup can be used for other drinks or desserts.
- Cold Milk - Not only is cold milk refreshing, but the dairy also cools the body from the inside out. You can swap it for dairy free milk, like coconut milk or almond.
- Rose Simple Syrup - This simple syrup is easily made with water, sugar, and edible rose petals or rose water. Make it for rose milk or other rose-flavored drinks and desserts!
Please see the recipe card below for quantities.
Wondering how to make this Rose Milk recipe? It's easy! Just follow this step-by-step photo tutorial. Then, scroll down for the recipe card for the full ingredients list and recipe method.
First, you'll need to have rose syrup. You can either buy it at the grocery store, or whip up a batch in no time! Get the rose syrup recipe.
Pour milk: Pour one cup of cold milk per serving in a glass with or without ice.
Mix in rose syrup: For each serving, add 2-3 tablespoons of rose syrup. Give it a stir until fully combined.
Taste, adjust, enjoy: Give the rose milk a taste and adjust the syrup as necessary. Enjoy!
You can use any milk you enjoy for this beverage, though whole milk will produce a rich and creamy flavor that is more traditional. Coconut milk (the thin kind in a carton, not the thicker stuff in the can), tastes incredible!
Making rose simple syrup is easy, but if you don't have the ingredients on hand, you can purchase rose syrup online.
The flavor of rose is very strong, so a little goes a long way. If you're new to the flavor of rose, add a little at a time until desired taste is reached.
Serve on a hot day along with a cold pitcher of Rose Lemonade for even more refreshment.
Enjoy a glass with an afternoon snack of Rosemary Maple Spiced Nuts and Seeds.
Serve alongside a spicy dish of Red Kidney Bean Curry to cool off the senses.
Make a stack of pink Buckwheat Blueberry Beet Pancakes for an over-the-top pink breakfast.
If you prefer to not have any sweetness in your rose milk, simply add a few drops of plain rosewater until the desired taste is reached.
For a fun twist, add a scoop of Vanilla Bean Ice Cream for a rose milk float.
To make a vegan version, use creamy plant-based milk such as almond milk or coconut milk.
Add an even more vibrant pink color by using a drop or two of red food coloring.
Rose milk is best served immediately, however, you can make it in advance and store it in the fridge for up to 24 hours in a sealed pitcher or glass jar with a lid.
The rose simple syrup can be stored in the fridge for up to two weeks.
Freezing is not recommended.
Rose milk is said to have many benefits such as aiding in digestion, reducing inflammation, and helping to improve skin complexion.
Yes, you can add a few drops of rose water or essential oil to milk for a similar flavor. However, the drink will not be as sweet without the syrup.
Rose simple syrup is delicious in cocktails, mocktails, on top of pancakes or waffles, in yogurt or oatmeal, and even on ice cream!
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- 2 cups Whole Milk
- 2 tablespoons Rose Syrup
- Pour one cup of cold milk per serving in a glass with or without ice.
- For each serving, add 2-3 tablespoons of rose syrup. Give it a stir until fully combined.
- Give the rose milk a taste and adjust the syrup as necessary. Enjoy!
The nutritional information provided is approximate and can vary depending on several factors, so is not guaranteed to be accurate. Please see a registered dietician for special diet advice.