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.
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.