Saffron Lemonade – RUMI

Saffron Lemonade

Difficulty: Easy - Yield: 1 1/2 quarts - Time: 15 minutes

Looking for an elevated twist on a summertime classic? Try a nice refreshing glass of saffron lemonade! Sure to quench your thirst and satisfy your taste buds.



  • 1/2 cup water, for steeping saffron
  • 1 tsp of Rumi saffron
  • 1 cup freshly squeezed lemon juice (5 to 6 lemons)
  • 1/2 to 3/4 cup superfine sugar, to taste
  • 1 cup crushed ice
  • 4 cups water

    Steep saffron in 1/2 cup of warm water for 10 minutes. Mix together steeped saffron water, lemon juice, sugar, ice, and water in a blender and process until completely smooth. Add back in saffron threads for enhanced flavor. Serve over ice.


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