Lavender Lemonade

posted by mamaSue 05-23-100 5:07 PM

* Exported from MasterCook *
Lavender Lemonade
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Serving Size : 5 Preparation Time :0:00
Categories : Beverage
Amount Measure Ingredient -- Preparation Method
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4 cups water -- divided
1/4 cup fresh lavender leaves -- chopped
2/3 cup sugar
1 cup fresh lemon juice -- about 6 lemons
Lavender stems

Bring 1 cup water to a boil in a medium saucepan. Combine the boiling water and lavender in a medium bowl; cover and steep 30 minutes. Strain the lavender mixture through a fine sieve into a bowl, discard lavender leaves.

Combine 3 cups water and sugar in saucepan. Bring the mixture to a boil, and cook 1 minute or until sugar is dissolved.

Combine lavender water, sugar syrup, and lemon juice in a pitcher. Cover and chill. Serve over ice. Garnish lemonade with lavender stems, if desired. Yield 5 servings (serving size: 1 cup)

CALORIES 115; FAT 0g; PROTEIN 0.2g; CARB 30.9g; FIBER 0.2g; CHOL 0mg; IRON 0mg; SODIUM 1mg; CALC 4mg

Source: "Cooking Light, June 2000 issue, page 182"

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