Authentic Middle Eastern Syrup for Pastries (A'sl)

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READY IN: 14mins
Recipe by UmmBinat

This tastes exactly like our local Syrian pastry shop. Recipe acquired from

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a 2 quart saucepan heat sugar and water and bring to a full boil on high.
  2. Reduce heat and simmer for 10 minutes, stirring.
  3. Stir in freshly squeezed lemon juice and simmer for 1 minute more.
  4. Set aside to cool then add rose and orange blossom water.
  5. Use over your favourite Middle Eastern pastries.

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