Blackberry Lavender Cocktail

Lavender adds sophistication to this refreshing summer cocktail. Recipe below is for two cocktails, but can be multiplied if serving from a pitcher.

Ingredients

Lavender Simple Syrup

Steps

  • 1

    For the Simple Syrup:

    Combine ingredients in a small saucepan and bring to a boil over medium-high heat.

  • 2

    Once sugar melts, reduce the heat to medium and let syrup cook until slightly reduced.

  • 3

    Remove from heat, strain to remove lavender, and let cool.

  • 4

    For the Cocktails:

    Divide the simple syrup, blackberries, mint leaves, and lime juice between two glasses.

  • 5

    Muddle the ingredients together to release the juices of the blackberries and mint. Add in tequila or vodka if using.

  • 6

    Add 3-4 ice cubes to each glass and top with sparkling water. Mix well and enjoy.