Ingredients 1/2 cup water 2 tablespoons sugar 3 1/2 cups vodka 4 teaspoons fresh lemon juice 1/2 teaspoon rose water (see Note) Ice cubes 24 edible rose petals (optional; see Note) Instructions In a small saucepan, combine the water and sugar and bring to a boil. Simmer over low heat, stirring, until the sugar dissolves. Let cool, then stir in the vodka, lemon juice and rose water. Fill a cocktail shaker with ice cubes. Add one-fourth of the martini mixture and shake. Strain into 2 martini glasses, garnish with rose petals and serve. Repeat to make the remaining martinis.