Lavender Martini

Lavender Martini

Prep Time

2 minutes

Cook Time

5 minutes

Serves

2 people

You’ve had the apple-tini and maybe even the chocolate martini. Time to take a sip of the latest food trend: lavender. The lavender sugar on the rim takes the drink to a spectacular visual and flavorful level.

Why Try? It’s fun to try something out of the ordinary. Be cutting edge with this cool cocktail!

Foodie Byte: You can use the lavender syrup mixed in with lemonade for a non-alcoholic drink.

Ingredients

  • Ingredients
  • Lavender Syrup:
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 cup water
  • 2 teaspoon dried lavender
  • Ingredients for the Cocktail:
  • 4 ounces Vodka
  • 1 ounce Vanilla Vodka
  • 1 ounce Lavender Syrup

Preparation

  • 1 To make Lavender Syrup: place the dried lavender and sugar in a small saucepan. Crush the lavender flowers into the sugar with the back of a spoon. Add water and place on stove. Bring to a simmer so the sugar completely dissolves, about 2 minutes. Let the syrup completely cool before using. Can be made a day or two ahead of time and placed in the refrigerator.
  • 2
  • 3 To make the cocktail: Combine all ingredients in a cocktail shaker filled with ice. Shake well.
  • 4 Rim the glasses with sugar and frost them in the freezer first. Serve in two martini glasses with a sprig of lavender for garnish.

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