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Lavender Margaritas

  • Author: Posh Little Designs
  • Prep Time: 10
  • Cook Time: 5
  • Total Time: 15 minutes
  • Yield: 2 1x
  • Category: Cocktails

Description

Homemade margaritas made with fresh squeezed lime juice, tequila and homemade lavender simple syrup.


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Ingredients

For the Lavender Simple Syrup:

1/4 cup culinary lavender pods

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3/4 cup raw organic sugar

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3 cups water

For the Lavender Margaritas:

Juice from 4 limes

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3 parts tequila

2 parts lavender simple syrup

1 part Coitreau (orange liqueur)

Kosher Salt for the rim

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Sprigs of lavender and lime wheels for garnish.


Instructions

For the Lavender Simple Syrup:

Heat lavender pods, sugar and water in a saucepan.

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Boil for 3-5 minutes.

Remove from heat. 

Cool slightly then pour through a strainer.

Transfer syrup to fridge until ready to use.

For the Lavender Margaritas:

Rim two glasses with lime juice and kosher salt.

Fill both glasses with ice.

Pour 1.5 part tequila into each glass.

Pour 1 part lavender simple syrup into each glass.

Pour in lime juice and splash of Cointreau. 

Stir gently.

Garnish with springs of lavender and limes.

Cheers!


Keywords: Margarita, Lavender, Simple Syrup, Drinks, Tequila