Lavender infused simple syrup is one of the easiest ways to fancy up cocktails and other drinks with the subtle (and lovely) flavor of lavender! All you need is sugar, water, and some dried lavender buds to take your drinks to the next level with this DIY lavender syrup.
One of my sister’s main themes for her wedding is lavender. She’s planning on having a signature cocktail at the reception that features lavender syrup, so I of course had to do some experimenting on my own to get things going! Thanks to her fiance’s aunt (hi Aunt Julie!!), who created lavender margaritas (which were delicious) at their engagement dinner in Annapolis, I got lots of lavender buds that she provided for us as little favors at the table. Ample ingredients to experiment!! [Read more…]