Lavender Ginger Lemonade

Summary

Yield
Servings
SourceRecipe from: The Lavender Cookbook, by Sharon Shipley
Prep time20 minutes
Cooking time30 minutes
Total time50 minutes

Description

The flavors of lemon, ginger and lavender go so well together! A match made in heaven.

Ingredients

1 cup
sugar
4 ounces
ginger, crystallized
2 tablespoons
lavender, dried
   
lemon zest
6 cups
water
1/2 cup
lemon juice

Instructions

Lavender Ginger Syrup

Make the lemon ginger syrup by blending sugar, ginger, lavender, and lemon zest in a food processor or blender until the ginger is in tiny pieces.

Put in a small sauce pan with 2 cups of water and boil for 1 minute. Strain into a bowl and discard the solids.

Lemonade

In a two quart pitcher combine 4 cups of water and ½ cup lemon juice with the syrup and chill.  When cool, serve over ice and garnished with a little sprig of lavender!