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Orange Blossom Lemonade

This recipe makes roughly 1 1/2 cups of simple syrup. Start with one cup and add more if more sweetness is desired.
Prep Time45 mins
Cook Time5 mins
Total Time50 mins
Course: Drinks
Servings: 4
Author: Hip Foodie Mom


  • 5 cups water split
  • 1 1/2 cups granulated sugar
  • 1 cup freshly squeezed lemon juice about 6 to 7 lemons
  • 2 teaspoons Nielsen-Massey Orange Blossom Water
  • ice
  • fresh mint orange and lemon slices for garnish


  • Using a small saucepan, combine 1 cup water and the sugar. Bring to boil, turn down the heat and stir to dissolve the sugar completely. Allow to cool to room temperature, then cover and refrigerate until chilled.
  • When ready, using a pitcher, mix together the lemon juice, 1 cup of simple syrup, remaining 4 cups of water and the orange blossom water. Stir together, taste and add more simple syrup if more sweetness is desired.
  • Fill glasses with ice and pour to serve. Garnish with lemon and orange slices and some fresh mint. Enjoy!