Soumatha/Soumada

Soumatha/soumada

No Photo

Have you made this?

 Share your own photo!

C G

By
@Celestina9000

(Greek Almonade) No, I can't stop you from buying a carton of almond milk and adding some bottled Torani™ syrup to make this recipe. Original recipe includes bitter almonds but since I can't get those here I used almond extract. Combined recipe from The Olive and the Caper cookbook and an online source. Yield was significantly reduced therefore ingredient amounts are estimated.

Rating:

☆☆☆☆☆ 0 votes

Comments:
Serves:
4-6
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
5 Min
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

  • 1/2 lb
    almonds, skins removed
  • 4 c
    filtered water, divided
  • 2 c
    sugar
  • 1 tsp
    almond extract
  • ·
    cinnamon stick or ground cinnamon (one small cinnamon stick or 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon, to taste)
  • ·
    few cloves
  • ·
    rosewater
  • ·
    rose petals, for garnish
  • ·
    ice cubes

How to Make Soumatha/Soumada

Step-by-Step

  1. Blanch the almonds in a large pot of boiling water a few minutes. Set aside to cool slightly then remove the skins.
  2. Grind the almonds very finely using a food processor. Combine the ground almonds with the remaining 2 cups of water. Set a strainer over a bowl and strain the liquid. Repeat process several times if desired.
  3. SIMPLE SYRUP: To make simple syrup place (2) cups of water, sugar, cinnamon stick and few cloves (2-3) in a large pot. Bring to a boil and boil down to half the amount. Strain. Stir in the almond extract.
  4. Combine the strained almond liquid with the simple syrup. Stir in the rosewater.
  5. To make 1 serving: Place ice cubes in a tall glass. Pour almond milk/simple syrup mixture to the top. Garnish with a rose petal if desired.

Printable Recipe Card

About Soumatha/Soumada

Course/Dish: Other Drinks
Main Ingredient: Nuts
Regional Style: Greek
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian Vegan



Show 1 Comment & Review

Ooey Gooey Grilled Cheese Recipes That Will Make You Drool

Ooey Gooey Grilled Cheese Recipes That Will Make You Drool


We’re talking ooey. We’re talking gooey. We’re talking cheesy. That’s right, we’re featuring the heavenly goodness that is grilled cheese. These grilled cheese recipes are not for the faint of heart. Golden brown bread surrounds drool-worthy flavor combos, both savory and sweet! Try to contain yourself from licking the screen, these next-level grilled cheese recipes […]

Fresh Garlic Recipes Every Garlic Lover Needs

Fresh Garlic Recipes Every Garlic Lover Needs


Over the years I’ve learned people have strong opinions about fresh garlic. Either someone loves it and can’t get enough or they hold the garlic when a recipe calls for it. Personally, I’m team garlic. I love that it can enhance an assortment of recipes. For those garlic lovers, this Janet’s Notebook is for you. […]

17 Bright and Delicious Springtime Desserts

17 Bright and Delicious Springtime Desserts


Slowly, we’re coming out of our winter cocoons. So, put away the down jacket and swap it for an apron. It’s time to get into the kitchen and start baking. Filled with berries and bright flavors (hello lemon everything!), spring desserts light up our taste buds. In honor of spring’s arrival, here are 17 easy […]