Saffron and rose lemonade

Saffron And Rose Lemonade Recipe

Saffron and rose lemonade

A saffron drink provides enough energy to go on with your life!

This time, we focused on method of making saffron and rose lemonade. This is somehow classy and is appropriate for both friendly and official gatherings. Shahrzad Zardoost, a trustworthy, expert Iranian chef, has prepared this recipe. Let’s see how you can bring the astonishing taste and color of saffron to your drinks, for the next occasion!

Saffron syrup is an amazing addition to your summer cocktails, vanilla ice cream, or your breakfast pancake.

 It’s super refreshing and it also works great as an energy booster.


 Ingredients for saffron and rose lemonade

  • 1 cup fresh squeezed lemon juice (about 3-4 lemons)
  • 120g white or raw sugar 
  • 1/4 tsp ground saffron
  • 1 tbsp rose water
  • 1/8 tsp crushed cardamom
  • Pinch of salt 
  • 5 cups water divided. (1 cup for simple syrup + 4 cups for lemonade) 
  • Ice 

How to use saffron for this lemonade?

  • Place sugar, saffron, crushed cardamom seeds, and water in a saucepan over medium-high heat. Heat until the sugar is completely dissolved, about 3 to 5 minutes.
  • Let it cool down. Add the rose water and a pinch of salt. Pour the syrup into a glass mason jar and store it in the refrigerator. 
  • It’s best to chill it completely before making the lemonade.

How to make the lemonade?

  • To make a full batch of lemonade, fill a pitcher with 4 cups of cold water and lots of crushed ice. Add the lemon juice and chilled saffron simple syrup. 
  • Stir well to combine. Serve cold.
  •  To make smaller, individualized portions, add 2 tablespoons of the lemon juice and saffron sugar syrup to 1 cup of ice water. 
  •  Taste and add more syrup or water to adjust the taste. Enjoy!

“Special Thanks to Shahrzad Zardoost, the owner of Ardineh

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