Pink Lemonade with Lavender
Refreshing, calming and totally delicious, this is the perfect summer afternoon beverage!
1 1/2 C Lemon juice (fresh squeezed)
1/2 C Sugar
2 Tbsp Honey
4 C Water (divided)
1 ½ Tbsp Lavender buds
*Optional 2 drops of purple food colouring
- Over medium heat, combine 2 cups of water, honey, sugar and lavender buds to make a simple syrup. Bring to a boil until the sugar is melted then remove from heat and let steep (2 – 24 hrs).
- Strain the lavender buds from the simple syrup.
- In a large pitcher combine the freshly squeezed lemon juice, lavender simple syrup and water and stir.
- Add food colouring if a pinker colour is desired.
- Serve over ice.