Lavender Martini

cuisine American
difficulty Simple
makes 1 cocktail
season Summer

Ingredients

1 thin slice meyer lemon or lime 2 ounces Uncle Val's Botanical Gin 1 ounce Dolin's Dry Vermouth 1 1/2 tablespoons LAVENDER SYRUP 2 ounces Fever-Tree Elderflower Tonic A lavender sprig for garnish Ice cubes

Directions

  1.  Put the slice of lemon or lime into a MARTINI GLASS.
  2.  Add three or four ice cubes to a cocktail shaker with the gin and vermouth. Shake and pour over the lime in the martini glass.
  3.  Add the lavender syrup and the tonic and stir.
  4.  Garnish with a lavender sprig.

Bar Notes

If L'EPICERIE DE PROVENCE LAVENDER SYRUP is unavailable, mix 3 tablespoons culinary lavender, 1 cup castor sugar (superfine sugar), and 1 cup water together. Boil and let sit for several hours to infuse the syrup with the lavender and then strain. Use within 3 day