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Limonana (Middle Eastern Frozen Mint Lemonade)

This Limonana recipe (Middle Eastern Frozen Mint Lemonade) is sweet, tart, and refreshing, and perfect for cooling down with on a hot day!
Course Drinks
Cuisine Middle Eastern
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 3 minutes
Servings 2 servings
Calories 154kcal


  • 6 tablespoons sugar
  • 14 tablespoons water divided
  • 1/2 cup fresh lemon juice
  • 4 stems of mint leaves about 40 leaves, plus a few extra sprigs for garnish if desired
  • 20 ice cubes
  • 1-2 drops orange blossom water optional


  • Add the sugar and 6 tablespoons of water to a small saucepan; heat over medium heat, stirring constantly, until the sugar is dissolved. Cool to room temperature.
  • Add the cooled sugar syrup, remaining 1/2 cup water, lemon juice, mint leaves, ice cubes, and orange blossom water (if using) to a blender. Pulse a few times to break up the ice and then process until slushy.
  • Pour into 2 tall glasses, garnish with mint leaves if desired, and serve immediately.


Calories: 154kcal | Carbohydrates: 41g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 14mg | Potassium: 63mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 37g | Vitamin A: 85IU | Vitamin C: 24mg | Iron: 1mg