Ah, lavender! That purple-hued herald of Provence, a bloom that holds within its delicate petals the essence of tranquility and travel. Sipping a Lavender Collins is not just a taste experience; it’s an immersive journey.
Picture yourself strolling through the fragrant lavender fields of France, feeling the gentle brush of blossoms against your skin. Then, let the taste whisk you away to the bustling streets of Lisbon, the sun-dappled harbors of Auckland, and the historic charm of Providence. Our homemade lavender simple syrup recipe is at the heart of this flavorful odyssey.
Lavender, with its calming aroma, has been celebrated for centuries for its beauty and culinary and therapeutic qualities. Its uniqueness stems from its versatility. Lavender can be a hero in sweet and savory dishes, a calming addition to wellness rituals, and the aromatic crown jewel in cocktails like ours. This versatility is what makes our homemade lavender simple syrup so special. It captures the adaptability of lavender, turning any beverage into a concoction that promises relaxation and a hint of globetrotting adventure.
While every city has its distinct charm, the universal thread tying these global destinations is lavender’s inimitable scent and taste. Just as these cities differ in their narratives and nuances, the flavors of their native ingredients present unique profiles, too. That’s why our lavender simple syrup recipe acts as a flavor passport, allowing you to concoct a drink that’s a tribute to these global metropolises.
Dive deeper into our recipe and let it paint a world where wanderlust meets the whimsical. Let the myriad flavors transport you to terrains known and unknown, all while basking in the comforting embrace of lavender. Whether you’re a seasoned traveler or a dreamer, our homemade lavender simple syrup recipe promises to be your flavorful companion, transporting you to places near and far with each sip. So, pour, relax, and let lavender take the lead.
This stunning simple syrup brings the heavenly, intoxicating scent of lavender into the kitchen – and goes just as well in cocktails or splashed in sparkling water.
- 1 cup water
- 4 tablespoons fresh (or dried) lavender flowers
- 2 cups sugar
- purple food coloring (if desired)
- Bring water to a boil with lavender in.
- Add sugar and stir continuously until dissolved.
- Simmer for 20 mins.
- Remove from heat and allow to rest for 1 hour.
- Strain out lavender and add to a bottle.
- Shake in one drop of food colouring (if using).
- Use for Light & Bubbly Lavender Collins Recipe
The best lavender heads are those which have bloomed but are still tightly packed.
The purple color sadly is only achieved through food coloring. You can also use an equal mix of red and blue.