Lime & Mint Soda, Sugar Syrup & Lemon & Lime Marmalade - Thermomix Recipes from Steph

Lime & Mint Soda, Sugar Syrup & Lemon & Lime Marmalade

Gogetters Presentation from Anne Stanley – VIC Consultant

This extremely refreshing drink is served with sugar syrup on the side. The remaining pulp can be converted into a tangy Marmalade-like jam and used to flavour chicken or fish dishes as well as being spread on toast.

Ingredients – Lime & Mint Soda

• 3 limes – topped, tailed and quartered

• 2 lemons – topped, tailed and quartered

• 500 gms of ice cubes

• 4 cups (approx 50gm) of mint leaves – loosely packed.

• 750ml soda water

Method

• Put 250gms of ice in the TM bowl and grind for 5 seconds on Speed 10.

• Add the lemons and limes to the TM bowl

• Turn the speed dial to the closed lid position and pulse the Turbo button 3-4 time to coarsely chop the lemons and limes.

• Juice the mixture for 20 seconds on Speed 9.

• Add 500 ml of Soda Water to the bowl

• Combine for 10 seconds on Speed 8

• Strain the juice through the steamer basket into a jug. A finer sieve could also be used if required

• Set aside the remaining pulp to make the Marmalade later

• Rinse and dry the bowl

• Add 50 gms of mint leaves to the bowl

• Add 250 gms of ice

• Combine for 5 seconds on Speed 10

• Return the juice to the bowl and add a further 250 ml of Soda Water

• Combine for 10 seconds on Speed 6

• Pour juice into jug and serve with sugar syrup on the side to taste. (See below)

Ingredients/Method – Sugar Syrup

• Place equal quantities of raw sugar and water into the TM bowl

• Cook for 10-20 mins at 80 degrees on Speed 2 or until all the sugar has dissolved

• Pour into serving jug to cool and use to flavour the Lime & Mint Soda

Ingredients/Method – Lime & Lemon Marmalade

• Weigh the Lime and Lemon pulp and return to the TM bowl

• Blend for 30-60 seconds on Speed 6 (optional step)

• Add an equal quantity of raw sugar to the pulp, plus 1 tspn of Agar Agar powder.

• Cook for 20 mins at 100 degrees on Reverse Speed 1-2

• Turn out into sterilised jars and seal immediately.

Recipe contributed by

Anne Stanley – Thermomix Consultant – Vic

Adapted from

“A Taste of Arabia” by Jessie Kirkness Parker

1 Comment »

  1. avatar Steph Says:

    Wow that drink really packs a punch but is stunning with the addition of the sugar syrup. Well presented Anne, many thanks for sharing.

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