Watermelon & orange blossom lemonade

Watermelon & orange blossom lemonade

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(3 ratings)

Prep: 10 mins No cook


Serves 4

This refreshing mix of fresh fruit and delicate orange blossom water makes a sophisticated soft drink to serve at a dinner party

Nutrition and extra info

  • as ice lollies
  • Gluten-free

Nutrition: per serving

  • kcal225
  • fat1g
  • saturates0g
  • carbs49g
  • sugars43g
  • fibre2g
  • protein4g
  • salt0.1g
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  • ½ watermelon (about 2½ kg/5lb 8oz unprepared weight, or 1.3kg/3lb, deseeded flesh only)



    Thought to have originated in Africa, watermelons are distinct from musk melons such as…

  • 4-6 tsp golden caster sugar, or to taste
  • juice 2-3 lemons



    Oval in shape with a pronouced bulge on one end, lemons are one of the most versatile…

  • 2 tsp orange blossom water
  • crushed ice, to serve


  1. Cut up the watermelon and remove the skin and most of the seeds. Put in a food processor with the sugar, lemon juice and orange blossom water and blitz together, adding more sugar to taste.

  2. Strain through a sieve to remove the remaining seeds, then pour into a jug. Add a few spoonfuls of crushed ice, pour into glasses, and serve.

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5th Oct, 2015
Really delicious - only used 4 tsp of sugar, it probably didn't even need that as the watermelon was so sweet!
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