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Sam's Favorite Lavender Lemonade

Sam's Favorite Lavender Lemonade

This lavender lemonade recipe is a concentrate that is really easy to make, takes no time at all and tastes just like homemade lavender / lemon meringue pie!  Just water down 50:50 with water.  Delicious!

Ingredients

  • 1 1/4 cups sugar
  • 1/2 cup fresh culinary lavender (or 1/4 cup dried)
  • 1 1/4 cups freshly squeezed lemon juice plus 1 tsp lemon zest
  • 2 1/2 cups water
  • Ice cubes
  • Lavender springs for decoration

Time To Cook

25 minutes

Serves

4

Instructions

  • 1.
    Combine sugar with water in a medium pan.
  • 2.
    Stir over medium heat until sugar dissolves
  • 3.
    Add the lavender blooms to the sugar water and remove from heat.
  • 4.
    Let stand at least 20 minutes.
  • 5.
    Strain mixture and discard lavender blooms.
  • Finally....
    Combine equal parts of concentrate and water and serve over ice with a lavender sprig and slice of lemon