Lavender Lemonade

lavender lemonade

Lavender Lemonade


  • 4 tbsps (1/4 cup) culinary lavender*
  • 2 cups boiling water
  • 2/3 cup sugar
  • 1 1/2 cups fresh lemon juice (about 8 lemons)
  • 2 cups cold water


  1. Steep the lavender in 2 cups of boiling water for 15 minutes.
  2. Strain through a fine-mesh sieve and discard the lavender.
  3. Place the lavender tea and the sugar in a small saucepan and set over high heat, stirring until the sugar dissolves.
  4. Remove from heat and let cool to warm.
  5. Stir in the lemon juice. Stir in the cold water. Add more to taste.
  6. Serve over ice. Makes about 6-8 cups depending on how dilute you want it.