Lavender Lemonade


2 1/2 c water

1 1/2 c sugar

1/4 c lavender leaves, chopped

2 1/2 c water

1 c lemon juice

Ice cubes


First, heat the first measures of water and sugar to a boil until the sugar dissolves. Add lavender and let the mixture cool to room temperature. Strain out the lavender. In a pitcher, add lavender infusion to second measure of water and lemon juice. Stir and add more sugar to taste. Chill and serve lemonade over ice.

Serves 6-8