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Blueberry-Lavender Champagne Punch

Photo: Hector Sanchez Styling: Heather Chadduck

Active time 25 mins
Total time 1 hr, 10 mins
Yield

Makes 1 cup

Serve flowery, Blueberry-Lavender Champagne Punch for a summery sip at your next get together. For a nonalcoholic option, substitute champagne for lemon-lime soda or seltzer water.

Ingredients

  • 1 cup mashed fresh blueberries
  • 2/3 cup sugar
  • 1 cup water
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried lavender
  • Champagne Punch
  • Garnish: blueberries or lavender sprigs

How to Make It

  1. Stir together 1 cup mashed fresh blueberries, sugar, water, and dried lavender in a saucepan, and bring to a simmer over medium. Simmer, stirring occasionally, 20 minutes. Pour through a fine wire-mesh strainer, discarding solids. Cool completely, about 45 minutes. Stir desired amount into 1 serving of Champagne Punch. Garnish with blueberries or lavender sprigs.