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Golden Fig Lemonade

Golden Fig Lemonade is a refreshing twist on a classic summer drink. What makes the drink so delicious is the fig syrup recipe.
Prep Time3 mins
Cook Time17 mins
Course: Drinks
Keyword: fig lemonade, fig syrup recipe
Servings: 11
Calories: 127kcal

Ingredients

Golden Fig Syrup Recipe

  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 cup water
  • 8 ounces Orchard Choice® or Sun-Maid® California Golden Dried Figs , stems removed and sliced
  • Long strips of peel from 1 lemon

Fig Lemonade

  • 1 cup lemon juice
  • 4 cups water
  • Ice

Instructions

Make the Fig Simple Syrup:

  • In a saucepan set over medium heat, cook sugar, water, dried figs, and lemon peels. Stir occasionally and cook for 7 minutes or until sugar dissolves. Turn heat off and steep for 10 minutes.
  • Pour all of the simple syrup ingredients into a blender. Puree until smooth. Strain out (and save) the solids using a fine mesh strainer. Set aside the fig simple syrup.

Make the Lemonade

  • Stir together the lemon juice and water, sweetening to taste with the fig simple syrup.
  • Serve over ice.

Notes

Recipe and photos by Annelies Z

Nutrition

Calories: 127kcal | Carbohydrates: 33g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 8mg | Potassium: 163mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 29g | Vitamin C: 9mg | Calcium: 37mg | Iron: 1mg