Persian Lemonade

Total Time
10 mins
5 mins

My lemon tree is quite generous through winter and I like looking for different recipes to use up my stash. I found this on The orange blossom flavour is really subtle and this is a nice twist on traditional lemonade.

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  1. Cut the lemons in half and juice half the lemons.
  2. Thinly slice the remaining lemons and place in a heatproof bowl.
  3. Combine the lemon juice, water and sugar in a large saucepan over low heat.
  4. Cook, stirring, for 5 minutes or until sugar dissolves.
  5. Remove from heat and pour warm juice over the lemon slices.
  6. Cover with plastic wrap and place in the fridge for 4 hours to chill and develop the flavours.
  7. Stir through the orange blossom water.
  8. Divide ice evenly among serving glasses.
  9. Pour over the lemonade to serve.