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

Instructions

Part One: The Lavender Ginger Syrup
1 cup of sugar
4 oz chopped crystallized ginger
2 tablespoons dried lavender buds
Grated zest of 2 lemons

1. Make the lemon ginger syrup, by blending all of the above ingredient in a food processor or blender until the ginger is in tiny pieces.
2. Put in a small sauce pan with 2 cups of water and boil for 1 minute. Strain into a bowl and discard the solids.

Part Two: The Lemonade
Lavender Ginger syrup
4 cups of water
½ cup of fresh lemon juice

1. In a two quart pitcher combine all ingredients and chill by either ice or refrigeration