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Friday, May 1, 2009

Egyptian Aseer Asab Sugarcane Juice Drink Recipe

Drinking Raw Sugarcane Juice

Sugarcane Juice
Aseer asab is a sweet Egyptian drink made by pressing peeled sugarcane stalks into a sugarcane press.


Drinking Raw Sugarcane Juice Interesting Sugarcane Facts and An Easy Sugarcane Drink Recipe

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Aseer asab is a sweet Egyptian drink made by pressing peeled sugar cane stalks into a sugarcane press. If you don’t have a sugarcane press use sugarcane syrup.

Facts About SugarCane

✓Sugarcane is cultivated in Upper Egypt in spring and autumn each year.
✓Sugarcane is much sweeter than processed sugar.
✓Native to the warm temperate to tropical regions sugarcane is a natural sweet treat.
✓Sugarcane is cultivated for its natural sweet juice; there are many uses of sugar cane including the production of table and brown sugar, molasses, rum and soda.

Egyptian Summer Aseer Asab Sugarcane Juicer

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In Egypt, sugarcane “aseer asab” juice is a popular drink in Egypt.

2 tablespoons Sugar cane syrup 
2 cups Unsweetened fruit juice 
1 squeeze Lemon 
2 ounces distilled beverage or taste 

1. Add all ingredients into a large jar and mix well. 
2. Add ice and serve. Sugar cane syrup is a thick syrup, use in place of simple syrup as a sweetener in cocktails.

Did you know?
Rum is a distilled alcoholic beverage made from sugarcane byproducts.

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