One of my very favorite cocktails is the lavender French Gimlet. It’s so simple, so elegant. It’s a lovely, floral cocktail for any occasion.
When I learned how to make my own cocktail lavender, I added a few drops to my French gimlet, and it was like walking through a lavender field on a summer afternoon.
This Lavender French Gimlet is not too overpowering – just a delicately, florally transformed version of an already elegant cocktail. You only need a few drops!
I make a nice big batch of cocktail lavender with organic lavender flowers and give it away in tiny jars for Christmas presents each year. A small amount goes such a long way that by the time your friends and family have finished it, it will be a whole new year!
The Lavender French Gimlet
- 2 ounces gin
- 1 ounce St. Germain
- ½ ounce fresh lime juice
- 3-5 drops of cocktail lavender
- Add ice to a cocktail shaker, and add all of your ingredients. Shake vigorously and serve.