I love fun cocktails in the summer months, and I especially love it when you can make them from flowers and berries! This simple syrup is so amazing in both its color and its flavor. Use a dash Blueberry Lavender Simple Syrup to fancy up any cocktail or water that you are enjoying on a hot summer day!
It's so much fun to make cocktails from flowers and berries. This blueberry lavender simple syrup is so amazing in both its color and its flavor.
1. Combine the first three ingredients in a saucepan and bring to a boil, stirring to dissolve sugar.
2. Reduce heat to a low simmer.
3. Add dried lavender and keep on low heat for 10 minutes.
4. Pour through a fine-mesh strainer, pressing the blueberries to get all of their juice. This makes the syrup a beautiful purple color.
5. Store in a glass jar in the fridge, it will last for a few months if kept refrigerated!
To make a cocktail using this syrup:
6. Dip the rim of the glass in coconut sugar.
7. Add to glass: ice, vodka, lime juice, sparkling water, and lavender simple syrup to your taste preference.
8. Garnish with blueberries or lavender sprigs.
9. Enjoy in moderation!
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