Lavender lemonade

Lavender Lemonade Recipe

Looking for a signature summer party drink? Our Lavender Lemonade is a fresh pick. Not only does lavender add an interesting floral note to this homemade lemonade, but it also makes a lovely presentation. This easy Lavender Lemonade recipe makes 9 quarts, so you and your guests can sip, sip, sip away sweltering summer days.

Yield: 9 quarts
Nutrition facts: Per cup: 93 calories, 0 g fat (0 g saturated), 0 g protein, 25 g carbohydrates (0.1 g fiber), 0 mg cholesterol, 0 mg sodium

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Ingredients

8 qt. water
32 sprigs fresh lavender
4 cups granulated sugar
4 cups lemon juice (16 lemons)

Directions

  1. In a large saucepan, bring 4 quarts of water to a boil. Add the lavender and let steep for 30 to 45 minutes.
  2. Strain and stir in the sugar, stirring until dissolved. Add the lemon juice and remaining 4 quarts water. Taste and adjust sour and sweet levels. Refrigerate until well chilled.
  3. Serve over ice.