A perfect cocktail for Spring & Summer that is fresh, unique, and made with a homemade Lavender-Mint syrup.
Instructions - Lavender Mint Syrup
Step 1: Put lavender flowers, sugar & water in a small saucepan. While stirring to dissolve sugar, bring to a boil then add mint leaves.
Step 2: Reduce heat and simmer on low for about 5 minutes.
Step 3: Transfer lavender syrup to a glass jar and let chill in the fridge. Strain out the lavender & mint after 1 hour and continue to let it chill.
Keeps in the refrigerator for up to a week.
Instructions - Derby Day Cocktail
Step 1: Add all cocktail ingredients to a mixing glass. Add ice and stir until chilled. Be careful since prosecco will want to bubble up.
Step 2: Strain into a chilled coupe or serve over ice in a low ball glass. Garnish with an lemon peel.
Lavender Mint Simple Syrup
- About 5-7 Fresh Lavender Flowers
- 1/2 Cup - Sugar
- 1/2 Cup - Water
- 1/4 Cup - Fresh Mint Leaves, Chopped.
Derby Day Cocktail
- 1 Tbsp - Lavender Mint Syrup
- 2 oz - Gin
- 4 oz - Chilled Prosecco or Champagne
- 1 Lemon - Squeeze to Taste, & Lemon Peel Twist.