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Lavender Lemonade Mojitos -- A pretty and tasty summer cocktail | wearenotmartha.com
Lavender Lemonade Mojitos
Prep Time
15 mins
Cook Time
15 mins
Steeping and cooling time
1 hr 30 mins
Total Time
30 mins
 
Made with a lavender simple syrup and homemade lemonade muddled with mint, these Lavender Lemonade Mojitos are the prettiest color and make for the perfect summer cocktail.
Course: Drinks
Cuisine: American
Keyword: cocktail, Lavender, Lemonade
Servings: 4 cocktails
Author: Sues
Ingredients
  • 1 cup freshly squeezed lemon juice, from 4-7 lemons
  • 1 small bunch mint
  • 2 cups water
  • 1 cup light rum
  • 3/4 cup lavender simple syrup (recipe below)
Lavender Simple Syrup
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 cup water
  • 1/4 cup dried lavender
Instructions
  1. In a pitcher, muddle mint leaves with lemon juice until well combined. Add water, rum, and 3/4 cup chilled lavender simple syrup. Stir.
  2. Pour drink into ice-filled glasses.
Lavender Simple Syrup:
  1. Put sugar, water, and dried lavender in a medium saucepan, stir, and bring to a boil.
  2. Once mixture comes to a boil, lower to a simmer and let simmer for about 10 minutes, until it thickens.
  3. Turn off the heat, cover the saucepan, and let steep for about an hour.
  4. Push syrup through a mesh sieve to strain out lavender buds and into an airtight container. Place in fridge to cool.