Rosewater lemonade

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Take a trip to a far-flung land with this delicious rosewater lemonade.


1 1/2 cups caster sugar
2 cups boiling water
2 cups lemon juice, strained
3 tsp rosewater essence
Fresh mint leaves, to serve
Ice cubes, to serve


  1. Place sugar in a large heatproof jug. Add boiling water. Stir until sugar dissolves. Refrigerate for 1 hour or until cold.
  2. Stir in lemon juice and rosewater. Add 5 to 6 cups cold water (adjusting the amount to your taste). Refrigerate for 15 minutes or until cold.
  3. Add mint leaves and ice cubes to lemonade. Serve.

recipe notes

To give this an alcoholic twist, serve with a generous splash of vanilla-flavoured vodka.

Credits: Taste