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    Blueberry Lavender Cocktail


    Highbush Blueberry Council Lavender Simple Syrup Ingredients

    ▪   1 cup water

    ▪   1 cup sugar

    ▪   2 tablespoons dried lavender

    Cocktail Ingredients

    ▪   Handful of frozen blueberries

    ▪   2 ounces vodka

    ▪   1⁄2 ounce lavender syrup

    ▪   1⁄2 ounce elderflower liqueur

    ▪   Splash of soda water

    Lavender Simple Syrup Instructions

    1  Place all ingredients in a saucepan over medium high heat. Bring to a boil and immediately turn down to a simmer.

    2  Stir until sugar is dissolved and the syrup has thickened, about 5 minutes.

    3  Remove from heat and cool; strain.

    4  Simple syrup can be stored in the refrigerator, for about a week.

    Cocktail Instructions

    1  In a cocktail shaker, muddle frozen blueberries to release their juices.

    2  Add vodka, lavender simple syrup, and elderflower liqueur; muddle mixture. Add ice and shake well.

    3  Pour the cocktail (with the ice and muddled blueberries) into a cocktail glass and top with soda water.

    Number of servings (yield): 1 cocktail

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