Lavender Simple Syrup

 

1 cup sugar

1 cup water

1 Tablespoon culinary lavender buds

 

Place all ingredients in a sauce pan on medium to high heat.  Allow sugar to dissolve.

 

Remove from heat and cool for 30-45 minutes.  Strain syrup into a sealable container and refrigerate.

 

Lasts refrigerated for approximately two weeks. 

 

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Lavender Mint Julep

6 mint leaves

2 oz. lavender simple syrup

3 oz. bourbon

 

Fill glass with mint and simple syrup.  Muddle until crushed.

 

Fill glass with crushed ice and top with bourbon.

 

Garnish with mint and lavender sprigs.