Lavender Lemonade (for Adults)
5 cwater, divided
1 1/2 csugar
12 sprig(s)lavender (with open flowers)
2 1/2 cfresh lemon juice (about 15 lemons)
4 slicelemon, for garnish
How to Make Lavender Lemonade (for Adults)
- Bring 2 1/2 cups water to a boil in a 2-qt saucepan. Reduce heat to medium and add sugar, stirring until dissolved. Add lavender stems and remove from heat.
- Cover the pot and allow mixture to cool about 10 minutes.
- Remove lavender stems from syrup and strain syrup to remove small pieces of flower.
- In a large pitcher, combine lemon juice, remaining water and lavender syrup and stir well. Chill for about 1 hour in refrigerator.
- Add vodka and stir. Serve over ice in tall glasses, garnished with lemon slices.