Blackberry Lavender Lemonade Cocktail

Bee of A Well Crafted Party created this recipe featuring Oregon blackberries and edible flowers to make a deliciously sweet, cold Blackberry Lavender Lemonade Cocktail that would be fun to sip on a long afternoon playing outdoors. This recipe makes a tasty non-alcoholic lavender blackberry lemonade and tips for an easy cocktail created with this base recipe.

Recipe by Bee Talmadge awellcraftedparty.com

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Ingredients

For the Lavender Simple Syrup

1 C sugar
1 C water
3 heads of fresh lavender

For the Blackberry Simple Syrup

16 oz frozen blackberries
1 C sugar
1/2 C water

For the Lemonade

1 C of lavender simple syrup
1 C of blackberry simple syrup
Freshly squeezed juice of 12 lemons
4 C water
Blackberries and lemon slices for garnish
Gin or Vodka (Optional)

Preparation

Lavender Simple Syrup Steps

Step 1
In a small heavy bottom saucepan place all ingredients. Cook over medium heat, stirring until the sugar is dissolved.

Step 2
Cook for about 5 minutes and take off the heat. I let mine sit for 10 minutes to cool a bit and allow the flavor to meld a bit more.

Step 3
Strain, reserving the liquid.

 

Blackberry Simple Syrup Steps

Step 1
Put all ingredients in a small, heavy-bottomed saucepan and cook over medium heat. Stir frequently so that sugar doesn’t burn.

Step 2
Cook until the blackberries are cooked down and the sugar is dissolved. About 5-10 minutes.

Step 3
Strain, reserving the liquid.

 

Blackberry Lavender Lemonade Cocktail Steps

Step 1
Combine all ingredients in a pitcher and chill.

Step 2
To create a tasty (and easy) cocktail with this mixture add in your favorite gin or vodka. This makes an easy summer cocktail for those who wish to imbibe.