Ah, the classic mint julep. A delicious and refreshing Southern staple that’s perfect for sipping on a hot summer day. But what happens when you mix things up a bit and add some lavender to the equation? You get a delightful twist on a classic that’s sure to please your taste buds (and maybe even help you relax a little bit). So go ahead and give this cocktail recipe a try—you might just find that it’s your new go-to drink.
The beauty of this Lavender Gin Julep recipe is that it’s both easy to make and perfectly customizable. If you like your drinks on the sweeter side, add a little more simple syrup. Prefer it tart? Then up the lime juice. And if you’re not a fan of mint, feel free to swap it out for another herb or two. But no matter how you make it, I guarantee that this will be one julep that you’ll want to sip on all season long. Yes, it’s that good.
This Lavender Gin Julep is both tart and sweet with a floral twist. The lavender and mint work together beautifully to create a refreshing and flavorful drink. And the gin gives it just the right amount of kick to keep things interesting.
Step 1: Slap mint leaves and place them in julep cup. Add lime juice and lavender simple syrup, then begin to muddle ingredients together.
Step 2: Add in some crushed ice and gin. Give the mixture a good stir.
Step 3: Top the julep cup with more crushed ice until full. Garnish with mint and lavender.
There you have it—a delicious and refreshing Lavender Gin Julep recipe that’s sure to please, no matter the season. This drink is easy to make and has just the right flavor notes. My julep is a must-try for any gin lover out there. Trust me, you won’t be disappointed.