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Recipe for a 250 gr Jar
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: Greek


  • 400 gr sugar
  • 200 ml water
  • 1 tbspn lemon juice
  • 1 tspn of vanilla extract or 1 tspn mastic powde


  • Add in a medium pot the water and sugar and bring the fire to low-medium heat.
  • Let the sugar dissolve undisturbed, add in the lemon juice and let the mixture boil for 20-25 minutes.
  • To check for doneness, get a spoon of the syrup and drop into cold water. It should become solid and not dissolve.
  • Once done, transfer to the bowl of your stand-mixer and let it cool down. You can place in the fridge for 30 minutes if in a rush.
  • When it reaches room temperature, put your blender on to medium speed and beat for around 15 minutes.
  • Store in a sterilised container for 24 hrs and you are ready to enjoy. Obviously in a glass of ice cold water.