Lavender Bee's Knees
Let’s put a dainty, sophisticated spin on a classic Prohibition cocktail with this lavender bee’s knees. Made with a honey-lavender simple syrup, this unique gin cocktail shows off a bouquet of floral flavors with bright citrus notes that make it perfect for any spring or summer gathering.
Servings 1 drink
Calories 190 kcal
For Honey-Lavender Simple Syrup 1 cup water 1 cup honey 2 tablespoons culinary-grade dried lavender For Lavender Bee's Knees 2 ounces London dry gin 1 ounce honey-lavender simple syrup 1 ounce freshly squeezed lemon juice about ½ lemon Ice Lemon twist for garnish, optional
For Honey-Lavender Simple Syrup
Add water, honey and dried lavender to a small saucepan. Bring to a boil, stirring occasionally to dissolve the honey. Turn off heat once it boils and the honey dissolves.
Allow to steep for 30 minutes, strain and then chill. Store in the refrigerator in an airtight container for several weeks.
For Lavender Bee's Knees
Add gin, honey-lavender simple syrup, lemon juice and a handful of ice to a cocktail shaker. Put on the top and shake vigorously for 30 seconds.
Strain into a chilled martini or coupe glass. Garnish with a lemon twist if desired. Enjoy!
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Nutritional information is only an estimate. The accuracy of the nutritional information for any recipe on this site is not guaranteed.
Serving: 1 drink | Calories: 190 kcal | Carbohydrates: 10 g | Sugar: 10 g