Floral and citrus uplifts in this divine lavender lemonade. Use fresh squeezed lemons and lavender from your garden, and surprise your guests with this simple yet elegant violet libation.
4 cups water
1 cup freshly squeezed lemon juice (5 to 6 lemons)
1 cup lavender simple syrup (below)
Lemon wedges or wheels for garnish (optional)
Lavender sprigs for garnish (optional)
2 cups water
2 cups organic cane sugar or agave syrup
4 tbsps dried lavender flowers
Natural purple food coloring (optional)
Bring the water to a boil.
Add sugar and stir until it’s fully dissolved.
Add lavender and reduce heat, simmering for about 15 minutes.
Remove from heat and allow to cool.
Using a sieve or cheesecloth, strain lavender flowers.
For a touch of color, add natural purple food coloring.
Bottle in an airtight container and store in the refrigerator.
Syrup keeps up to 1 month.
To make lemonade, stir water, lemon juice, and simple syrup in a pitcher.
Pour over ice and enjoy!
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