Blueberry Lavender Cocktail
Wednesday, May 25, 2016 at 10:46AM
Five Star Family Growers

 

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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