Syrup for Pomegranate Sherbet

Sherbet il-Rumman

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Appears in
Delights from the Garden of Eden

By Nawal Nasrallah

Published 2019

  • About

Fresh pomegranate yields an exotic drink, which unfortunately cannot be enjoyed fresh for long. Here is an easy way to preserve the juice.


  • 2 cups (475 ml) pomegranate juice
  • 3 cups (24


  • Use a juicer to extract the juice from pomegranate seeds (discard rind and membranes before juicing, to prevent the drink from getting bitter and acrid). Gradually stir sugar into the juice, and let it dissolve completely. Then add lemon juice and mix well. Bottle the syrup and seal it with wax.
  • To serve, dilute the required amount with cold water, along with ice