This is a thirst quenching treat with a flowery twist. And it's really not as strange as it sounds; the lavender taste is mild and just gently lifts the overall flavour. It's fairly tart, which is how I like my lemonade and is perfect for sipping as the temps keep rising and rising.
Lavender lemonade (makes 500ml)
10-12 fresh lavender flowers, washed and pat dry
1/4 cup agave nectar 2 cups boiling water
Fresh lemon juice from 2 lemons
1/2 cup ice
1. In saucepan, pour boiling water over lavender and allow to infused for ~30 minutes.
2. Strain the lavender infused water and add agave nectar and lemon juice. Stir well.
3. Pour into pitcher or jug and add ice. Serve chilled.
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