Lavender Lemonade

Ingredients

2 Cups Boiling Water
3 TBSP Dried Lavender Flowers (culinary grade)
3/4 Cup Honey Granules
1 Cup Lemon Juice (about 4 large lemons)
4 Cups Cold Water
Garnish: A fresh sprig of lavender or lemon slice
Optional: 1 TBSP Earl Grey tea or Moonlight Earl Grey tea.

Instructions

1. Place lavender flowers in a heat safe bowl or pitcher (something easy to strain from).

2. Pour boiling water over lavender (and Earl Grey tea, if using), let steep for 5 minutes.

3. Strain out the lavender (and tea), reserve the liquid. Mix in honey granules until dissolved.

4. Stir in cold water and lemon juice. Let chill, serve over ice, and garnish with a lavender sprig or lemon slice.


Chris Crandall