Easy Homemade Sparkling Lavender Lemonade Recipe
Ok, so the first time I tried this was definitely because of the color – beautiful lavender color. But I think lavender is one of the most underused and misunderstood herbs. I love it in baked goods, I use Herbs de Provence in place of Italian seasoning blends in many of my dishes, because I think the lavender just adds a little “something”
Sparkling Honey Lavender Lemonade
- 1 1/2 cups fresh squeezed lemon juice - Approx. 6 lemons
- 1 1/2 cup water
- 1 cup sugar
- 3 cups cold sparkling water
- 1 cup honey
- 2 t lavender buds - fresh or dried
- Prepare honey lavender syrup by combining 1 1/2 cup water, 1 cup honey, and lavender buds in a saucepan and bring to a boil. As soon as it boils remove from heat and let sit for about 15 - 20 minutes.
- Combine sugar and water in a saucepan. Bring the water and sugar to a boil, stirring, until sugar is dissolved. Allow simple syrup to cool, and then refrigerate.
- Strain syrup through a fine-mesh sieve, or a strainer lined with cheesecloth or a coffee filter. Discard lavender.
- Juice the lemons (you want about 1 1/2 cups of lemon juice). You can strain the juice if you would like pulp-free lemonade.
- Let honey lavender syrup cool to room temperature then transfer to a large pitcher and add lemon juice and mix well. Chill until ready to serve.
- To serve add 3 cups of plain sparkling water (low mineral content) and serve immediately over ice.
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