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Lavender Lemonade

This lemonade recipe is perfect for baby shower drinks, bridal showers, or even a simple summer brunch.


  • 6 cups water divided
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup honey
  • 3 Tbsp dried lavender
  • 2 cups lemon juice
  • Lemon slices and lavender stems for garnish
  • Blue or purple food coloring optional


  • Over medium heat, combine two cups of water and sugar, bringing to a boil until sugar is dissolved. Turn off of the heat and stir in honey and lavender.

  • Allow mixture to steep for 2 hours (less if you want less of a lavender taste). Strain the liquid, pressing the lavender down to make sure you get all of those juices into your mixture!

  • In a large pitcher, combine freshly squeezed lemon juice, lavender mixture and water.

  • Feel free to add a couple drops of blue or purple food coloring if you want more color than the lavender provides. Makes the lemonade especially cute for those brunches! Serve over ice.

  • If you want to make this a cocktail, just add in a bit of vodka, whiskey, champagne…whichever type of alcohol you prefer for your drinks.
  • Enjoy!