Lush Lemon Lavender Libation

By Chef:  Natalia KW
Posted: November 30, 2010


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This sophisticated blend of lemon, lavender and mint is a show stopper with its layers of color and depth of flavor.  Share this at your next toast-worthy occasion. 


For the Lavender Lemon Juice:

  • 1/2 cup fresh lemon juice
  • 3 tablespoons dried lavender flowers

For the Candy Lemon Syrup:

  • 1 cup raw honey
  • 1/2 cup fresh lemon juice
  • 4 teaspoons lemon zest
  • To serve:
    40 oz sparkling water
  • 40 mint leaves, crushed
  • the remaining lavender buds from the lavender lemon juice, for garnishing
  • lemon slices, for garnish
  • lots of ice


For the Lavender Lemon Juice:

1) Soak lavender in lemon juice for 4 hours.  Once done, the color is unbelievable!

2) Strain.  Save the lavender for garnishing.

For the Candy Lemon Syrup:

1) Blend honey, lemon juice and zest to create your syrup.
To serve:
1) Per serving, fill a 12 oz glass with ice.

2) Add in 4 crushed mint leaves.  Cover with 4 oz of sparkling water.

3) Stir in 2 tablespoons candy lemon syrup.

4) Top with 2 teaspoons lavender lemon juice and let your guests mix their own so they can see the beautiful layered color effect.

5) Garnish with a few lavender buds and a slice of lemon.  Watch your guests sip in bliss!