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Boozy Lavender Lemonade

Lemonade Gin Cocktail

A summery gin cocktail made for patio sipping.

The sweet tartness of crème de cassis works wonders in this boozy take on lavender lemonade.


  • 1 1/2 oz. gin
  • 1/2 oz. crème de cassis
  • 1 oz. fresh lemon juice
  • 1/2 oz. lavender syrup
  • 1/2 oz. honey water (equal parts honey and water)
  • Tools:shaker, strainer
  • Glass:rocks
  • Garnish:lemon wheel


Combine all the ingredients in a shaker with ice and shake to chill. Strain into a rocks glass over fresh ice and garnish.

Lavender SyrupIn a quart container combine 2 cups of granulated sugar and 1 cup of dried lavender flowers. Top with 3 cups of boiling water and dissolve the sugar. Let the mixture steep for 15 minutes, then strain out the flowers. Transfer to a bottle keep refrigerated for up to 2 weeks.

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