Lilac Lemonade

April 28, 2011

Author Notes: After making my lilac martini I decided to come up with something for all the minors out there. So I came up with lilac lemonade. I think it would be just as good if you subbed out the water for sparkling water.Dabblings

Serves: 1 but can easily be multiplied


Lilac Simple Syrup

  • 1 cup water
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 cup fresh lilac blossoms

Lilac Lemonade

  • 1 lemon; juiced
  • 2-4 tablespoons of lilac simple syrup (this can be adjusted to taste)
  • 8 ounces cold water (or sparkling water)
  • ice cubes
In This Recipe


Lilac Simple Syrup

  1. Combine the water and the sugar in a small saucepan. Bring to a boil stirring to disolve sugar.
  2. Once mixture has come to boil, reduce the heat, add the lilac blossoms, and simmer for 10 minutes.
  3. Strain into a container. This simple syrup can be kept in the refigerator for up to two weeks.

Lilac Lemonade

  1. In a tall glass combine the lemon juice, and the water. Add 2 Tbs. of the lilac simple syrup. You can always add more but you can't take out what you've added. If you want more syrup, add more.
  2. Add a couple of ice cubes and some lilac blossoms for garnish. Serve immediatly.

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