Wednesday, July 21, 2010

lavendar lemonade...

perfect refreshment for these long warm days and it's just so pretty to look at.

lavender lemonade

 2 cups sugar
5 sprigs lavender (stems and buds), plus additional for garnish
2 cups fresh lemon juice (from about 10 lemons)
1/2 cup fresh lime juice (from about 4 limes

in a large saucepan, bring one gallon of water and the sugar to a boil. remove from heat; add 7 lavender sprigs and lemon and lime juices. cool to room temperature, strain, and chill. serve on ice, with additional lavender for garnish.

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