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Spiked Creme de Violette Lemonade

  • Author: Posh Little Designs
  • Prep Time: 10
  • Cook Time: 5
  • Total Time: 15 minutes
  • Category: Drinks
  • Method: Cocktail
  • Cuisine: Beverages

Description

Refreshing homemade lemonade topped with creme de violette liqueur for a fun and floral twist! 


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Ingredients

For the Spiked Lemonade:

68 large lemons juiced.

1 cups raw organic sugar (+ 3 cups water) for simple syrup.

3 additional cups cold water for lemonade.

2 ounces Creme de Violette liqueur (1 per cocktail)

Lemon wheels, peel, and edible violet or violas for garnish.


Instructions

For the Lemonade:

Start by making the simple syrup.

Pour 1 cup raw sugar into a pot with 3 cups water.

Heat on medium high and bring to a rolling boil.

Allow sugar and water mixture to boil for 1 minute, then remove from heat to cool.

While the simple syrup is cooling, juice 6-8 large lemons. This should be enough for 2 cups lemon juice.

Pour measured lemon juice in to a pitcher with 3 cups cold water.

Pour in fully cooled simple syrup and lemon wheels for garnish. Stir well.

For the Spiked Creme de Violette Lemonade:

Place ice cubes into two glasses.

Pour 1 ounce of creme de violette liqueur over the ice in each glass.

Top with lemonade.

Garnish with lemon wheel, zest and violet blooms.

Enjoy!


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