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Meyer Lemon Lavender Mojito

A wintry citrus fruit is incorporated into a traditionally summer cocktail to help you happily get through the rest of the chilly days.
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Course: Drink
Makes: 1
Author: We are not Martha

Ingredients

  • 1 ½ oz. Meyer lemon simple syrup recipe below
  • 1 small bunch mint
  • Lavender ice cube recipe below
  • 2 oz. light rum
  • 1 oz. soda water

Meyer Lemon Simple Syrup (makes enough for multiple drinks):

  • 1 C sugar
  • Zest of 1 Meyer lemon
  • Juice of 1 Meyer lemon about 2 oz
  • ¾ C water

Lavender Ice Cubes (makes enough for multiple drinks):

  • 3 C warm water
  • 1 ½ T lavender food grade

Instructions

  • Muddle together Meyer lemon simple syrup and mint in the bottom of a glass.
  • Add one large lavender ice cube (or multiple small cubes).
  • Stir in rum.
  • Top with soda water

Meyer Lemon Simple Syrup:

  • Put sugar, Meyer lemon juice, Meyer lemon zest, and water in a medium saucepan and bring to a boil.
  • Lower heat, and let simmer for about 10 minutes, until syrup thickens.
  • Remove to jar or bowl and let cool to room temperature.

Lavender Ice Cubes

  • Put warm water and lavender in a bowl or large glass.
  • Let seep for 20 minutes.
  • Pour lavender water through sieve.
  • Pour water in ice cube trays. Add additional to water lavender if desired.
  • Freeze.
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