lavender lemonade
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If you’d like to try fresh mint lemonade, instead of lavender, swap two cups of loosely packed mint leaves for the lemonade. If you have an herb garden consider adding tarragon and mixing it with the mint for a special lemonade.
: beverage
Serves: 12
  • 8 cups water, divided
  • 1-3/4 cups sugar
  • ¼ cup fresh lavender buds (it is okay to use the buds, stems and leaves) or 3 tablespoons of dried lavender buds
  • 1-1/2 cups lemon juice
  1. In a small saucepan, prepare simple syrup by bringing 2 cups of water to a boil. Add the sugar, reduce to a simmer, stirring often, until the sugar has dissolved. Remove from heat, stir in the lavender and allow to cool, then strain. Discard the lavender. .
  2. In a large serving pitcher, combine the lemon juice, remaining 6 cups of water and syrup to taste; stir well. Chill before serving.
Recipe by phoebe's pure food at