10. Blackberry Lavender Lemonade
This lemonade is wonderfully berry combination. Plus, the maple syrup gives it slightly less sweetness than the other recipes on this list.
- 1/2 cup dried lavender
- 5 cups water
- 1/4 – 1/2 cup maple syrup
- 1 cup freshly squeeze lemon juice (about 6-8 lemons)
- 6 ounces fresh blackberries
- Bring 5 cups of water to a boil in a medium saucepan over high heat, stir in the lavender and blackberries and reduce the heat to low.
- Partially cover and simmer for 10-15 minutes.
- Strain out the lavender flowers from the tea, pressing down to get out as much liquid as you can.
- Pour the tea into a large pitcher and stir in maple syrup.
- Let cool and add lemon juice.
- Sweeten as needed and serve.
11. Rose Water Lavender Lemonade
This lemonade takes floral flavor to the next level with this delicious recipe. If you’ve never had rosewater before, start with 1 tablespoon and adjust if necessary.
- 6 cups water
- 2/3 cup fresh squeezed lemon juice
- 1/2 tsp salt
- 1 tbsp lavender
- 1-2 tbsp rosewater
- 2/3 cup raw sugar
- Bring water to a boil in a medium saucepan over high heat, stir in the lavender and reduce the heat to low.
- Let it cool to room temperature.
- Squeeze the lemons, strain, and pour the juice into your pitcher.
- Add the water, salt, and sugar. Stir until sugar is dissolved.
- Stir in rosewater and serve.
12. Strawberry Basil Lavender Lemonade
Basil acts as a muscle relaxant, so many people find that it helps prevent and treat headaches. Since basil can taste a little strong, strawberry balances it out quite nicely.
- 1/4 cup coconut sugar
- 1/3 cup freshly squeezed lemon juice (from 2 large lemons)
- 1/4 cup fresh basil leaves, torn
- 1-2 tbsp of lavender
- 1/4 cup chopped fresh strawberries
- Filtered water
- Combine sugar, lavender, and 1/4 cup of water to a boil in a medium saucepan over high heat
- Stir until sugar is dissolved and set aside to cool.
- Let the flowers steep for 10 minutes.
- Muddle together lemon juice and basil leaves, using a mortar and pestle.
- Add 2/3 cup of cold water and sugar syrup, to taste.
- Pour over ice and enjoy.