The Lemon Drop is a classic vodka cocktail recipe that’s simple and delicious. So, if you’ve been following me for a while, you’ll know those are the traits I live by when mixing up new recipes for you all! This Lavender Lemon Drop provides a floral touch to the beloved standard through the addition of one ingredient: lavender simple syrup.
This recipe has only three simple ingredients, so I say we get right into mixing!
When taking your first sip, you’ll instantly notice the tangy, tart flavor of lemon. This citrusy fruit packs a punch and is sure to perk you up immediately. However, the sweetness of the lavender simple syrup quickly balances out any sour notes, creating a harmonious blend of sweet and sour that is truly irresistible.
Now, let’s talk about that lavender simple syrup. The aroma alone will transport you to a field of fragrant flowers on a warm summer day. And the taste? It’s like a hug in a glass – warm and comforting, with just the right amount of sweetness.When you combine all of these flavors together, you get a cocktail that is simply irresistible.
The lemon and lavender dance together in perfect harmony, while the vodka adds a fun twist to the party. When it comes to choosing the right vodka I’d say go for your favorite, that way you’re guaranteed to mix up a satisfying cocktail. But if you’re having trouble choosing, Tito’s is always a favorite in my house!
Step 1: Chill your cocktail glass before preparing and serving. Place all of the ingredients into a cocktail shaker with fresh ice. Shake until chilled.
Step 2: Strain into a chilled cocktail glass. Garnish with a fresh lavender sprig or a lemon peel.
This Lavender Lemon Drop is a drink that is sure to satisfy any cocktail lover out there who appreciates a burst of citrus. The tartness of the lemon, sweetness of the lavender simple syrup, and subtle kick of the vodka create a flavor profile that is both complex and delightful. So mix up a batch of vodka cocktails, sit back, and let the delicious flavors do the rest!