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Lavender Lemonade Recipe
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Lavender Lemonade Recipe

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Family fun at our house often revolves around cooking. We love to experiment with new flavor combinations. This one is wonderfully aromatic and so refreshing! —Nanette Hilton, Las Vegas, Nevada
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. + standing
MAKES:6 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. + standing
MAKES: 6 servings

Ingredients

  • 2-1/2 cups water
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 tablespoon dried lavender flowers
  • 2-1/2 cups cold water
  • 1 cup lemon juice
  • Ice cubes

Nutritional Facts

1 cup: 139 calories, 0g fat (0g saturated fat), 0mg cholesterol, trace sodium, 37g carbohydrate (34g sugars, trace fiber), trace protein

Directions

  1. In a large saucepan, bring water and sugar to a boil. Remove from the heat; add lavender. Cover and let stand for 1 hour.
  2. Strain, discarding lavender. Stir in cold water and lemon juice. Serve over ice. Yield: 6 servings.
Editor's Note: Look for dried lavender flowers in spice shops. If using lavender from the garden, make sure it hasn’t been treated with chemicals.
Originally published as Lavender Lemonade in Taste of Home April/May 2010, p73


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speechteachri
Reviewed Apr. 20, 2014

"This recipe is delicious and perfect as written. I used fresh squeezed lemons and dried lavender blossoms, and doubled the recipe for my Easter dinner. Lovely!"

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Danipooh02
Reviewed Jul. 6, 2013

"This is most definitely TERRIFIC! Even my picky young son liked it. Will definitely become a staple around my house!"

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Summy
Reviewed Jul. 1, 2013

"I made this one year ago, for my mom's memorial service. I had told her about the recipe while she was bedridden, and she smiled and wished she could have tasted it. She was an avid cook...one of the first to publicly offer recipes to cook using turkey parts (Lisa Bacon's Turkey Cookbook). I made it for her memorial reception and this lemonade disappeared fast. I had several requests for the recipe. I'm so glad I got to use fresh lavender from my garden in honor of my mom. I have heard the English Lavender is the sweetest. I'm using the leaves from this tonight, and hoping for more great results. And, yes, fresh lemon juice is best, but in a pinch I'd use the bottled stuff too. :)"

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ms11145
Reviewed Jun. 27, 2013

"While I liked it okay, the rest of my family didn't like it. The lavender was just a little over the top for them. Again, I personally would make it again just for me, but not to serve to my family. Fresh lemons were used."

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Flutterby86
Reviewed Jun. 17, 2013

"Very refreshing!"

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Peispuds
Reviewed Jun. 11, 2013

"So refreshing, and easy to make"

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smiley-50
Reviewed Jul. 30, 2012

"Absolutely fantastic. Almost addicting - it was so good. Shared with a neighbor - she had the same reaction."

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bloom220
Reviewed Jun. 16, 2012

"This was delightful and refreshing. I got my lavender flowers from Milford Spice Company... check out any online Spice Company."

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sstetzel
Reviewed Apr. 13, 2012

"Many natural foods stores carry them, I've also seen them available on-line."

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beboppin247
Reviewed Apr. 13, 2012

"I have no sun garden. Where does one obtain dried lavender flowers?"

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