Lavender Lemon Spritzer

By • July 10, 2011 4 Comments

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Author Notes: I threw this together for our 4th of July barbecue and it disappeared fast. The lavender/lemon combination is super refreshing on a hot day. - muddybootskitchenmuddybootskitchen

Food52 Review: I confess to being a lover of lavender. It's floral and herbal fragrance and flavor are intoxicating. With this recipe, Muddybootskitchen has expertly combined lavender lemonade into a light and refreshing cocktail. The lavender and lemon are in good balance, and the light effervescence really makes it sing. Make sure to chose (or make) a tart lemonade, or it could be a bit too sweet. You can tailor the amount of vodka to your liking, or could simply enjoy this as a lovely non-alcoholic summer thirst quencher. - hardlikearmourhardlikearmour

Makes 1 gallon of deliciousness

  • 1 tablespoon dried lavender blossoms
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 cup water
  • 1/2 gallon lemonade
  • 1 liter club soda
  • 2-3 cups vodka
  1. Make the lavender simple syrup. Bring the lavender, sugar and water to a boil in a small saucepan. Simmer a few minutes or until sugar dissolves and let cool.
  2. In a gallon-size pitcher, stir together lemonade, club soda, vodka. Strain lavender simple syrup directly into the pitcher and stir a few times more.
  3. Serve in a large glass over ice

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