- 2 Tbs dried lavender
- 1/2 cup sugar
- 3 lemons, juiced
- 4 1/2 cups water
- In a medium pot combine 2 1/2 cups of water with sugar and lavender. Bring to a boil, reduce heat, and simmer 5 minutes. Cover and let stand one hour.
- Strain out the lavender with a sieve and place liquid in a large jug. Add lemon juice and remaining 2 cups water, and stir well.
- Refrigerate until cold. Serve with ice cubes.
Ingredient Tip: Make sure you use lavender picked for culinary use and not for potpourri.
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