Lavender Lemonade

Lavender adds a delightfully different dimension to this refreshing summer favorite.

Yield:

5 servings (serving size: 1 cup)

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Nutritional Information

Calories 115
Caloriesfromfat 0.0 %
Fat 0.0 g
Satfat 0.0 g
Monofat 0.0 g
Polyfat 0.0 g
Protein 0.2 g
Carbohydrate 30.9 g
Fiber 0.2 g
Cholesterol 0.0 mg
Iron 0.0 mg
Sodium 1 mg
Calcium 4 mg

Ingredients

4 cups water, divided
1/4 cup chopped fresh lavender leaves
2/3 cup sugar
1 cup fresh lemon juice (about 6 lemons)
Lavender stems

Preparation

Bring 1 cup water to a boil in a medium saucepan. Combine the boiling water and lavender in a medium bowl; cover and steep 30 minutes. Strain the lavender mixture through a fine sieve into a bowl; discard lavender leaves.

Combine 3 cups water and sugar in saucepan. Bring the mixture to a boil, and cook 1 minute or until sugar is dissolved. Combine lavender water, sugar syrup, and lemon juice in a pitcher. Cover and chill. Serve over ice. Garnish lemonade with lavender stems, if desired.

Note:

June 2000