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How to Make Strawberry Roses

Learn How to Make Strawberry Roses with this simple tutorial. They’re fun, easy and the perfect garnish for any occasion!

how to make strawberry roses

The art of creating roses using strawberries has become especially popular on Valentine’s Day but they’re also great for other occasions.

A display of strawberry roses with salami roses on a charcuterie board would be perfect for date night. Or you could make a bouquet, garnish a dessert or even a cocktail. There are endless possibilities of what you can do with strawberry roses.

strawberry roses

And there is no need to have culinary skills for this tutorial. Just a few cuts with a classic kitchen utensil and you’ll have the most beautiful and impressive looking strawberries to wow your guests.

Why You’ll Love These Strawberry Roses

  • Complements any dish!
  • Great for garnishes!
  • Easy to make!
  • Looks beautiful!
  • Great for holidays or special occasions!
tool you'll need to make strawberry roses

What You’ll Need

  • Strawberries – large, pointed ones work best
  • Sharp pairing knife
  • Cutting board
  • Fork or a wooden skewer
peel back petals with knife

How to Cut a Strawberry into a Rose

  1. Wash strawberries and pat dry.
  2. Stick a strawberry with a fork or skewer on the bottom where the leaves are.
  3. Make your first layer of petals by cutting down on a angle towards the center of the strawberry but not cutting all the way through. You should have about 4 petals on the bottom layer.
  4. Bend each layer slightly down to open up the petal.
  5. Repeat steps for the second layer.
how to cut strawberries into roses

How to Pick Ripe Strawberries

Strawberries are one of the best fruits to eat during the summertime. But how do you know if they’re ripe? Use these tips to pick the perfect berries!

  1. Look for berries that are a deep red, with no signs of green. They don’t ripe anymore after being picked so choose wisely.
  2. Check for green leaves. The fresher the leaves the fresher the berry.
  3. Choose the plump berries.
  4. Look at the package thoroughly to make sure there is no mold on any of the strawberries.

How to Store Strawberries

After harvesting strawberries, it is important to store them properly so that they last longer. Here are a few tips on how to store strawberries.

  • If strawberries are fresh, don’t wash until ready to consume. Store in a separate airtight container than what they came in. Line container with a paper towel and store in fridge without lid.
  • If strawberries are cut place them in a sealed container in the fridge for up to two days or in the freezer for up to four months.
Strawberry Roses

Strawberry Roses

Yield: Make as many as you want
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 5 minutes

Learn How to Make Strawberry Roses with this simple tutorial. They're fun, easy and the perfect garnish for any occasion!

Ingredients

  • Strawberries - large, pointed ones work best
  • Sharp pairing knife
  • Cutting board
  • Fork or a wooden skewer

Instructions

  1. Wash strawberries and pat dry.
  2. Stick a strawberry with a fork or skewer on the bottom where the leaves are.
  3. Make your first layer of petals by cutting down on a angle towards the center of the strawberry but not cutting all the way through. You should have about 4 petals on the bottom layer.
  4. Bend each layer slightly down to open up the petal.
  5. Repeat steps for the second layer.

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