Lavender Lemonade Mojitos

Made with a lavender simple syrup & homemade lemonade muddled with mint and rum,  Lavender Lemonade Mojitos make for the perfect summer cocktail.

Prep Time: 15 mins Cook Time: 15 mins Cool Time: 1.5 hours

Ingredients:

– 1 cup freshly squeezed lemon juice, 4-7 lemons – 1 small bunch mint – 2 cups water – 1 cup light rum – ¾ cup lavender simple syrup (next slide)

Simple Syrup Ingredients:

– 1 cup granulated sugar – 1 cup water – ¼ cup dried lavender

Put sugar, water, & dried lavender in a medium saucepan, stir, & bring to a boil.

Make Syrup

Once mixture is boiling, lower to simmer for about 10 mins, until it thickens. Turn off heat, cover saucepan, & let steep for 1 hour.

Make Syrup

Push syrup through mesh sieve to strain out lavender buds & into an airtight container. Place in fridge to cool.

Make Syrup

Squeeze 4-7 lemons until you get about a cup of lemon juice.

Make Cocktail

In a pitcher, muddle mint leaves with lemon juice. Add water, rum, & ¾ cup chilled lavender simple syrup. Stir.

Make Cocktail

Pour drink into ice-filled glasses and enjoy!

Make Cocktail

These Lavender Lemonade Mojitos make the perfect drink for any spring or summer parties! Double or triple recipe for an extra big batch!