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Lavender Lemonade Tonic

Lavender Lemonade Tonics

A refreshing summer cocktail, perfect for any summer weekend!
Course Cocktail
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 1 cocktail
Author Lane & Holly at With Two Spoons


  • 1 cup sugar + extra for rimming the glass
  • 1 1/2 Tablespoons culinary Lavender
  • 1 cup water
  • 1/4 cup fresh squeezed lemon juice
  • 1 slice lemon
  • 1/2 cup tonic water
  • 1 shot 1.5 ounce vodka


  1. In a small saucepan combine sugar, lavender and water.
  2. Bring to a boil, at which point sugar should be completely dissolved, creating a syrup.
  3. Remove from heat and allow to cool, steeping lavender for approximately 20 minutes.
  4. Pour syrup through a strainer, straining out the lavender.
  5. Place simple syrup into the refrigerator until cold.
  6. Rim a highball glass with sugar.
  7. Fill the glass with ice and a slice of lemon.
  8. In a shaker filled with ice, combine 1 Tablespoon of the simple syrup, lemon juice, tonic and vodka and shake until cold.
  9. Strain into ice-filled glass.
  10. Enjoy!