Lavender Martini

cuisine American
season Summer
difficulty Simple
makes 1 cocktail

Ingredients

1 thin lime slice 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 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. Add ice cubes.
  4.  Garnish with a lavender sprig.

Kitchen Notes

If bottled 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 days