Blackberry Lavender Cocktails

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By Diana Adcock
from Yes, IL

When Life gives you blackberries.....make this!

serves 4-6
prep time 5 Min
cook time 5 Min
method Stove Top

Ingredients

  • 1/2 c
    dried culinary lavender
  • 5 c
    spring water (not tap)
  • 1/4 to 1/2 c
    honey
  • 1 c
    fresh lime juice
  • 6 tsp
    white sugar
  • 6 oz
    blackberries
  • 6
    shots vodka
  • lavendar sprigs
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How To Make

  • 1
    Bring 5 cups of water to a boil in a medium saucepan over high heat, stir in the lavender and reduce heat to a simmer.
  • 2
    Simmer for 15 minutes.
  • 3
    Line a strainer with cheesecloth over a large mixing bowl.
  • 4
    Remove from heat and strain lavender water.
  • 5
    Return lavender water to the pan and add honey, stirring well.
  • 6
    Let cool.
  • 7
    When cool add lime juice and give it a good stir.
  • 8
    Taste, adjust sweetener and chill.
  • 9
    To serve: Place 8 blackberries and 1 teaspoon sugar into each tall glass. Muddle. Pour limeade mixture to fill each glass 2/3 full. Top each with 1 shot vodka and ice. Garnish with lavender sprig. Make more.

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