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Lavender Spritzer


For a more subtle lavender flavor, let the buds steep for a shorter period of time.

  • Yield: Makes 6

Source: Martha Stewart Living, January 2010


  • 4 cups water
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 3 tablespoons dried lavender blossoms
  • 4 1/2 cups sparkling water, chilled


  1. Bring water and sugar to a boil in a large saucepan, stirring until sugar dissolves. Add lavender; remove from heat. Let stand for 30 minutes. Strain. Return to pan, and boil until reduced by half, about 5 minutes. Let cool completely. Fill each of 6 glasses with 3/4 cup sparkling water. Stir 1/4 cup syrup into each.

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  • adozeneggs
    17 JUL, 2011
    I made these last night for a Bastille Day party and they were delicious! Very refreshing. I was nervous that the syrup was a very unappealing color, but once the sparkling water was added it looked just like ginger ale. Definitely making this again!