Lavender Lemonade- This is a wonderful way to use up some of your dried lavender from your flower garden. Makes an excellent refreshing drink. Just add lavender syrup for lemonade anytime you wish to change things up.
1/2 c dried lavender
2 c sugar
Fresh lemon juice
How to Make Lavender Syrup
1.) Boil 1/2 c dried lavender with 1 c of sugar and 1 c of water. Cool. Strain when completely cool. Save in a squeeze bottle.
2.) Next boil equal amounts of sugar and water (i.e, 1 c of sugar and 1 c water) to create a simple syrup.
3.) To make fresh lemonade, combine one part simple syrup, one part fresh lemon juice and four parts water. Stir.
4.) Fill a 12 oz glass with ice, then coat ice with about 1 T of the lavender syrup.
5.) Top with the lemonade
Enjoy! A light and refreshing glass of lavender lemonade. Anytime you fancy. you can add your lavender syrup to make lavender lemonade.