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Chef Megan Mitchell

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Lavender Hibiscus Sour

  • Serves: 1
  • Complexity: easy
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Lavender Hibiscus Sour


  • 4 sprigs lavender
  • 3/4 cup water
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 tbsp. dried hibiscus flowers
  • Gin
  • Eggs
  • Freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • Ice
  • Fresh lavender buds and/or sprigs, for garnish


  1. To a small sauce pot add the lavender sprigs, water, sugar and hibiscus. Bring to a simmer over medium and cook until the sugar has dissolved, about 1-2 minutes. 

  2. Remove from heat and let steep for 20 minutes. Strain through and fine mesh strainer into a jar or glass.

  3. To make 1 cocktail, add 1 ounce lavender hibiscus simple syrup to a cocktail shaker along with 2 ounces gin, 1 egg white, .5 ounces lemon juice and 1/4 cup ice. Vigorously shake for 30 seconds then strain into a coup glass.

  4. Garnish with a lavender bud.

    Recipe Courtesy of Megan Mitchell

    Paid Partnership with Bonnie Plants

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