Pelargonium capitatum

Pelargonium capitatum is an elegant rose scented plant with attractive light pink flowers and can look especially lovely in a large pot with the trailing branches. The leaves can be added to a sponge cake by place them upside down at the base and placing the mix on top or/and chopping up 3 leaves and adding them to the sponge mix which has a delicate rose taste.

 

scented leaves in cooking

Tea pot with cup
pelargonium tea

Scented pelargonium leaves can be used in cooking, baking, beverages,flavouring and also in icecream,meringues,liqueur, jellies and more.
Rubbing the leaves brings out the scented fragrance before it is used for your ingredients.
The flowers and leaves are edible and can be placed on top of
cakes & desserts,
Mint,Lemon & Rose scented leaves are the most popular in food flavouring but there are many more aromas to choose from.
Chopped leaves can be added to cakes,custard,milk pudding, sweet sauces and sorbet for flavouring.
They can also be used to add flavour to tea/iced tea or homemade lemonade or smoothes.