Lavender Lemonade Mojitos

Made with lavender simple syrup and homemade lemonade muddled with mint, these Lavender Lemonade Mojitos are the prettiest color and make for the perfect summer cocktail. 

Lemonade Ingredients

  • 1 cup freshly squeezed lemon juice, from 4-7 lemons
  • 1 small bunch mint
  • 2 cups water
  • 1 cup light rum
  • 3/4 cup lavender simple syrup (recipe below)

Lavender Simple Syrup Ingredients

  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 cup water
  • 1/4 cup dried lavender

Lemonade Instructions

  1. In a pitcher, muddle mint leaves with lemon juice until well combined.
  2. Add water, rum, and 3/4 cup chilled lavender simple syrup. Stir.
  3.  Pour drink into ice-filled glasses.

Lavender Simple Syrup Instructions

  1. Put sugar, water, and dried lavender in a medium saucepan, stir, and bring to a boil.
  2. Once the 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.
  5. Place in the fridge to cool.

Recipe from “We Are Not Martha” blog.