The light floral flavor of lavender is balanced by fresh lemon juice in this subtly sweet homemade lemonade.

EatingWell.com, April 2022

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Recipe Summary

active:
15 mins
total:
45 mins
Servings:
8
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Combine sugar and 1 cup water in a small saucepan over medium heat. Cook, stirring occasionally, until the sugar dissolves, about 5 minutes. Remove from heat and stir in lavender. Let stand until the flavors meld and the mixture cools, about 30 minutes. Strain the mixture through a fine-mesh sieve; discard the lavender.

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  • Transfer the lavender syrup to a large pitcher. Add lemon juice, salt and the remaining 3 cups water; stir well to combine.

  • Divide the lemonade among 8 ice-filled glasses. Garnish with additional lavender, if desired.

Nutrition Facts

3/4 cup
62 calories; carbohydrates 17g; sugars 14g; added sugar 13g; vitamin a iu 4IU; vitamin c 24mg; folate 12mg; sodium 77mg; calcium 7mg; potassium 64mg.
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