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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Meyer lemon simple syrup
small bunch mint
Lavender ice cube
Meyer Lemon Simple Syrup (makes enough for multiple drinks):
Zest of 1 Meyer lemon
Juice of 1 Meyer lemon
about 2 oz
Lavender Ice Cubes (makes enough for multiple drinks):
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.
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