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!
Servings 2 servings
- 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