Blueberry Lavender Mojito
Enjoy this refreshing drink with a twist of local seasonal flavours of blueberries and lavender!
10 mint leaves
1 oz. lavender syrup (recipe to follow below)
juice of 1/2 pressed lime or a 1/8 of a cup
1 & 1/2 ounces white rum club
In tall glass crush mint leaves, lavender syrup, lime juice, 15 blueberries and rum. Mix just enough to combine flavors and the blueberries are slightly open. Fill shaker with crushed ice pour the syrup mixture overtop and top with Club Soda. Shake until well blended. Garnish with blueberries on a cocktail pick and fresh lavender.
1/4 cup of Serenity Lavender Culinary Lavender
1 Cup of Water
1/2 Cup Sugar
In a small saucepan bring water to a boil add lavender, cover and let steep for 20 minutes. Using a sieve strain the lavender. Return to stove and over medium heat add sugar stirring until it is all dissolved. Place in a container and refrigerate.
This syrup is handy to have around to make other drinks inlcuding lavender lemonade thru the summer! Courtesy of Wine Enthusiast Magazine.
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