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Lavender Lemonade Mojito

Updated: Jul 6, 2020

Long days working on the farm mean a well deserved drink at the end of the day. Here is a refreshing cocktail made with local ingredients.





Ingredients

1 cup of freshly squeezed lemons

1 bunch of mint

2 cups water

1 cup of light rum

¾ cup of lavender syrup


How to make lavender syrup

1 cup granulated sugar

1 cup water

¼ cup dried lavender

  1. Put sugar, water, and dried lavender in a medium saucepan, stir, and bring to a boil.

  2. Once mixture comes to a boil, lower to a simmer and let simmer for about 10 minutes, until it thickens.

  3. Turn off the heat, cover the saucepan, and let steep for about an hour.

  4. Push syrup through a mesh sieve to strain out lavender buds and into an airtight container. Place in fridge to cool.


Makes 4 drinks.


  1. Muddle mint leaves in pitcher with lemon juice until mixed well. Add water, rum, and lavender syrup.

  2. Pour drink into glass filled with ice.



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