Lavender Lemonade recipe


Nothing is better than Lavender Lemonade, made with FRESH lavender.  Here is a simple recipe that will be a hit with the family and friends

Lavender Lemonade

5 cups water divided

1 1/2 cups sugar
2 1/4 cup fresh lemon juice.  (about 5 lemons)
juice from 1 orange
12 fresh lavender stems or 1/8 tsp. dried

Bring to a boil 21/2 cups water and the 1 1/2 cups sugar, stir until sugar is dissolved.  Add the lavender stems and let steep until water come back to room temp.  Strain lavender from water.  Add rest of water and lemon and orange juices.  Serve chilled or over the rocks. 

Michele and Mick taking a Lavender lemonade break

The Lavender Apple