Lavender Lemonade Recipe: I am a contributor to Amanda’s Cookin’ and this recipe first appeared on there as Lavender Lemonade.
This Lavender Lemonade is made with freshly squeezed lemon juice then sweetened with a lavender-infused simple syrup. Garnish with food grade dried lavender flowers and a sprig of fresh lavender and you have yourself the ideal summer sipper! This recipe uses Lavender Simple Syrup.
*This Lavender Lemonade Recipe was originally published on 6/12/2018 and updated and republished on 11/20/2019.
Lavender Lemonade Recipe
Hi Everyone, as we head into the warmer weather of summer, I implore you to give this Lavender Lemonade a try! In this recipe, I use my Lavender Simple Syrup which gives the most subtle lavender essence.
I can just imagine it being served at all those Summer holidays, gatherings, BBQs – you name it. You know what? Just make it for yourself, you deserve it!
You can use food grade edible lavender flowers to make the simple syrup and to use as a garnish for the top. You can find them on Amazon here unless of course, you grow it. We grow lavender at our house and it will be blooming in June, the sprigs you see in these photos are the baby flower buds.
I love the color of this lemonade, it’s almost the color of lemon curd, like a more opaque yellow which I think is due to the type of lemons but also the purple-grey color from the Lavender Simple Syrup.
You could even blend this up as a Lavender Lemon Slushie which would be great for those hot days coming up.
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Ingredients for Lavender Lemonade Recipe
- 1 tablespoon dried food grade lavender flowers or 3 tablespoons fresh (just the flowers not the stem)
- 1 cup granulated white sugar
- 2 cups boiling water (for making the syrup)
- 1 1/2 cups fresh squeezed lemonade
- 4 cups (or more to taste) water
- ice cubes
- lavender sprigs, for garnishing (optional)
Helpful Kitchen Tools for Lavender Lemonade Recipe
- a pitcher or container with a spout for serving
- measuring spoons
- wet measure
- fine wire mesh tea infusion ball
- paper straws
You can control the strength of the lavender simple syrup when it’s infused in the water; I recommend 10 minutes.
I know you will love this Lavender Lemonade, it’s my favorite!
- 1 tablespoon dried food grade lavender flowers , or 3 tablespoons fresh (just the flowers not the stem)
- 1 cup granulated white sugar
- 2 cups boiling water, (for making the syrup)
- 1 1/2 cups fresh squeezed lemonade
- 4 cups water, (or more to taste)
- ice cubes, optional
- lavender springs, optional for garnishing
- In a small saucepan, bring 2 cups of water to a boil. When it's boiling, remove from heat and drop in the lavender flowers inside a mesh tea infuser. Let steep for 10 minutes, then remove the infuser and discard the flowers.
- Add 1 cup of sugar to the water and stir until dissolved completely. Allow mixture to cool.
- In a pitcher, add 1 1/2 cups lemon juice, the lavender simple syrup and 4 cups of water. Mix until combined and adjust to your tastes. Serve with ice and optional fresh lavender sprigs, enjoy!
- makes 1 large pitcher, 7-8 cups
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Nutrition Information:Yield: 7 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving:Calories: 132Total Fat: 0gSaturated Fat: 0gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 0gCholesterol: 0mgSodium: 11mgCarbohydrates: 34gFiber: 0gSugar: 34gProtein: 0g
Please note that the Calculated Nutrition is an estimate at best.
This Lavender Lemonade recipe is inspired by Lavender Lemonade from SimplyRecipes.com
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