A refreshing summer drink – serve with garnished of fresh lavender.
- 5 cups of water
- 1/2 cup sugar (or experiment with adding xylitol or + /- 10 grams of dried stevia leaves for a natural sweet taste)
- 6 lemons - juiced
- half a lime – juiced
- 6 long sprigs of fresh lavender or 1/4 cup of dried lavender flowers
Boil water in a pot on the stove – reduce heat to a low temperature. Add the sugar/ stevia and simmer for 5 minutes. (Taste to adjust flavor as needed). Stirring often to prevent burning and to ensure all sugar dissolves. Remove from heat and stir in the fresh lemon juice, lime juice, and lavender flowers. Place the lemonade in the fridge to cool down all the way. Serve with lemon wedges and ice cubes. Enjoy!
Makes about 1 quart or 1 liter