lavender soda

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Stormy Stewart

By
@karlyn255

Lavender has been used for centuries as an herbal remedy, and does indeed appear to have antiseptic, anti-bacterial, anti-fungal, anti-inflammatory, anti-convulsive, and last but certainly not least - anti-depressant properties.

What a great drink to have on a hot summers day.

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:

Ingredients

  • 1/2 c
    lavender flowers
  • 1 c
    sugar
  • 2-3 Tbsp
    chopped crystallized ginger
  • 2 c
    water
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla
  • ·
    lemon or lime soda (sprite will do)

How to Make lavender soda

Step-by-Step

  1. Bring to a boil sugar, water, lavender and ginger. Lower to simmer and cook down for 20 min. to half an hour, or until it begins to get a bit syrupy. Cool and strain, add vanilla. You may add a bit of violet or blue dye if you wish (natural ones are available).
  2. Mix 1 part lavender syrup to 3 parts soda water over ice in highball glasses. Garnish with lime and a few lavender flowers.

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