This summer, try out this Lavender Lemon Cocktail. Lemonade is layered with lavender syrup and vodka to create a light and calming cocktail.
The ingredients in this cocktail are layered using a layering tool. This Lavender Lemon Cocktail is perfect for sipping on hot days.
You can serve this beautiful cocktail at bridal showers, baby showers, engagement parties, birthday parties, and weddings. The drink is stunning to look at and tastes great!
Layered drinks might look complicated but I assure you they are easy! Simply use a layering tool to effortlessly layer each ingredient of this cocktail.
The layering tool takes no skill to use but creates an amazing-looking drink. In about 5 minutes, you'll have a light lavender lemonade cocktail ready to enjoy!
HOW TO MAKE A LAVENDER LEMON COCKTAIL
ICE Lemonade, lavender syrup, and vodka are layered to create an elegant cocktail you will enjoy! Are you ready to get started?
You’ll find the specific ingredient amounts and detailed instructions in the printable recipe at the bottom of this post.
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LAVENDER LEMON COCKTAIL INGREDIENTS
This elegant Lavender Lemon Cocktail recipe uses easy-to-find ingredients to create a calming cocktail you will love. All you need is:
- lavender syrup
- ICE lemonade
- some vodka
- yellow food coloring
- a lemon
LAVENDER LEMON COCKTAIL RECIPE INSTRUCTIONS
Begin by pouring the lavender syrup into the bottom of your glass.
Next, take your layering tool and place the bobber carefully on top of the syrup, it should float.
Then, slowly pour the ICE lemonade into the top of your layering tool, let it seep down, and layer on top of the syrup.
Pour the vodka into a small pitcher and add 1 drop of yellow food coloring and stir.
Next, pour the vodka into the top of the layering tool and let it seep into the lemonade layer.
Garnish with a lemon slice and serve.
In less than 5 minutes, you’ll have a calming cocktail that’s sure to become a new favorite!
LAVENDER LEMON COCKTAIL TIPS AND QUESTIONS
If you’ve never made a layered cocktail, don’t worry! Below are some common questions and helpful tips.
Hopefully, this will answer any questions you may have. If not, feel free to ask in the comments and I’ll answer the best I can.
HOW LONG DOES IT REALLY TAKE TO MAKE LAVENDER LEMON COCKTAILS?
This Lavender Lemon Cocktail recipe takes approximately 4 minutes. TOTAL. This includes:
- About 1 minute to pour the lavender syrup
- Close to 1 minute to pour the ICE Lemonade using the layering tool
- Around 1 minutes to dye the vodka and pour it using the layering tool
- 1 minute to garnish with a lemon slice
HOW DO I STORE LAVENDER LEMON COCKTAILS?
You can store Lavender Lemon Cocktails in your refrigerator for up to 3 days. The drink might not stay layered if you store it.
CAN I MAKE A PITCHER OF LAVENDER LEMON COCKTAILS?
Yes, you can make a pitcher of Lavender Lemon Cocktails. I suggest multiplying the recipe by 8 to fill a pitcher.
You can use the layering tool or skip it. This would be a great cocktail to serve at a bridal shower or a baby shower.
CAN I MAKE LAVENDER LEMON COCKTAILS AHEAD OF TIME?
Yes, you can easily make a pitcher of Lavender Lemon Cocktails ahead of time. Simply keep the drink stored in the refrigerator. The layers might not stay separated.
WHAT GOES WELL WITH LAVENDER LEMON COCKTAILS?
Lavender Lemon Cocktails go well with a wide variety of snacks and drinks. These recipes would be great to serve together. Some of my personal favorites include:
- Mardi Gras Hurricane Cocktail
- Soft Pretzel Knots
- Champagne Sangria
- Quick Chocolate Dipped Strawberries
- Sparkling Champagne Punch
CAN I MAKE THIS COCKTAIL WITHOUT THE LAYERING TOOL?
Yes, you can make this cocktail without the layering tool. The drink will still taste great but it will not have the pretty layers showcased.
WHERE CAN I PURCHASE A LAYERING TOOL?
You can purchase a layering tool through Amazon. This is a simple tool to use.
A layering tool costs around $25. You need the cocktail layering tool, not the layering tool for beers.
CAN I MAKE THIS COCKTAIL WITH REGULAR LEMONADE INSTEAD OF ICE LEMONADE?
You can make this cocktail with regular lemonade instead of ICE Lemonade. ICE Lemonade is a sparkling lemonade that is light tasting and low in sugar.
This cocktail will taste great with any kind of lemonade.
WHERE DO I PURCHASE LAVENDER SYRUP?
You can purchase lavender syrup online at places like Amazon and Etsy. A small bottle costs around $13. You can use this syrup to add flavor to your coffee, smoothies, tea, ice cream, etc.
CAN I USE A DIFFERENT ALCOHOL INSTEAD OF VODKA?
Yes, you can use different alcohol instead of vodka.
Gin would be a great alternative because it is light tasting and will go perfectly with the lemon citrus taste and sparkling lemonade.
WHAT ELSE CAN I ADD TO THIS LAVENDER LEMON COCKTAIL RECIPE?
This beautiful Lavender Lemon Cocktail recipe not only tastes great, but it’s also incredibly versatile.
You can try using lemon-flavored vodka to add more flavor. YUM!
LAVENDER LEMON COCKTAIL RECIPE
LAVENDER LEMON COCKTAIL
- 6 oz. of lavender syrup
- 8 oz of ICE lemonade
- 4 oz of vodka
- Yellow food coloring
- 1 lemon
- Begin by pouring the lavender syrup in the bottom of your glass.
- Next, take your layering tool and place the bobber carefully on top of the syrup, it should float.
- Then, slowly pour the ICE lemonade into the top of your layering tool, and let it seep down and layer on top of the syrup. Pour the vodka into a small pitcher and add 1 drop of yellow food coloring, stir.
- Next, pour the vodka into the top of the layering tool and let it seep onto the lemonade layer.
- Garnish with a lemon slice and serve.
- Makes 1 12oz. cocktail
I hope you enjoy this calming cocktail recipe as much as my family does!
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