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Weekend Recipe : Lavender Martini

04.15.2016

Oh hey, it’s the weekend, and to celebrate this long week of hard labor, I’m sharing with you one of my favorite Martini recipes for Spring: a lavender martini. This one is super easy to make and is guaranteed to be the hot topic of your next cocktail get together!

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What you need:

  • 1/4 cup of hot water
  • 1 teaspoon of dried culinary lavender blossoms
  • 1/4 cup of honey
  • 6 tablespoons of gin
  • 2 tablespoons of lemon juice

 

Steps : 

  • Mix hot water and dried culinary lavender blossoms in bowl. Let steep 5 minutes. 
  • Whisk in 1/4 cup honey. Strain. 
  • Add 3 tablespoons of the lavender-honey syrup, gin, and lemon juice
  • Strain into a cocktail shaker with ice. Shake well and serve in Martini glasses. Add a fresh cut lavender stem for decor.  

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Have a lovely weekend my dear. Santé! Xo, Si-

* Martini glasses available here.

 

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12 comments

  • Cassy

    Oh, I can not wait to try this out… This sounds amazing! Have a great weekend, Si!

  • Taste of France

    While I am always game for an apero, I don’t like lavender in food. I’ve had it in chocolates and cookies and it makes me think of soap. Good for you if you like it–it’s a big deal in the south of France–but I’m going to go pour me a glass of wine (boring, but hey, I live in the middle of vineyards) because it’s almost 6 p.m. here and it’s Friday night!

    • French By Design

      Wine is NEVER boring in my book, @Taste of France. Cheers to you!

  • Tenz

    Anything with gin… You can count me in haha!
    This sounds lovely, I cannot wait to give it a whirl.
    Tenz
    http://www.shesabouthatlife.com
    xxxx

  • Halee

    This sounds delicious! Do you think I could switch the gin out for white rum?

    • French By Design

      Hmm, haven’t tried this twist, @Halee, but i will and let you know if it works! Xo-

  • karolina pachniewicz

    Beautiful x I don’t drink so I need to try a virgin version :))

  • Sandra Fazzino

    Oh, girl! This is so tasty! Thank you for sharing your mad making martini skills!

  • Jess | Rose & Fig

    This looks phenomenal. Now I know what to do with the remainder of the *tiny* lavender “crop” we harvested from our single lavender plant last year and dried, originally for lavender scones. Gin is my springtime favorite, and you’ve just created what sounds like the perfect recipe.