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Lavender lemonade, Summer coolers, non alcoholic drinks- cook for your life- anti-cancer recipes

Servings: 12 Prep time: 15 minutes

Lavender Lemonade

Lavender Lemonade is a cooling summer delight! The scent of lavender is soothing and calming, and on a hot day this would be the perfect pre-siesta refresher. Our lemonade recipes are not as sugary as store bought, but if, like me, you like your lemonade a little tart tasting, you may want to try reducing the amount of sugar used to make the lavender syrup by a quarter. You can always stir a little more in at the end if it suits your taste buds better, but a gradual reduction in the sweet stuff will help you manage your sweet tooth, a good thing!

1. In a small pot over medium high heat, combine sugar, lavender, and 1 cup water.
Bring to a simmer, stirring occasionally, until sugar dissolves. Remove syrup from heat and chill.

2. Strain lavender syrup into a large pitcher. Add lemon juice and 8 cups water. Adjust to taste, adding more lemon juice or water as necessary.

3. Chill and serve over ice.

Lily Mcclure, Drexel Food Lab
Drexel Food Lab


If you like fizzy drinks, try making this with 8 cups of soda water instead of tap or filtered water.

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