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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
cup fresh lilac blossoms
- Combine the water and the sugar in a small saucepan. Bring to a boil stirring to disolve sugar.
- Once mixture has come to boil, reduce the heat, add the lilac blossoms, and simmer for 10 minutes.
- Strain into a container. This simple syrup can be kept in the refigerator for up to two weeks.
tablespoons of lilac simple syrup (this can be adjusted to taste)
ounces cold water (or sparkling water)
- 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.
- Add a couple of ice cubes and some lilac blossoms for garnish. Serve immediatly.