The Local Palate Newsletter
Sign up to recieve news, updates, recipes, cocktails and web exclusives about food culture in the south

Share this article via email


Save 72% off of newsstand price now!

Subscribe to The Local Palate
Shop Marketplace Savor the South Newsletter Tableaux Newlsetter Subscribe Digital Edition Customer Service Send a Gift App Store Google Play

Sign up

Get the latest from the Local Palate, straight to your inbox.

Lavender and Lemon Martini


2 ounces lavender-infused vodka*

½ ounce freshly squeezed lemon juice

½ ounce simple syrup

Lavender sugar*

Lemon twist to garnish

Lavender-Infused Vodka*

1 ½ tablespoons dried lavender

750 millimeters quality vodka

Lavender Sugar*

¼ tablespoon dried lavender

½ cup granulated sugar


Lavender-Infused Vodka Place lavender in a sealed bottle or container filled with vodka and let sit for two days in order to infuse. After two days, strain with a fine mesh strainer to remove lavender. Lavender Sugar
  1. Place dried lavender in the bowl of a food processor and blend for 10-15 seconds to chop into small pieces.
  2. Add half of the sugar to the processor and blend well for 15-20 seconds.
  3. Remove from processor and mix in remaining sugar until lavender is well dispersed.
  4. Store sugar for future use in a sealed container or jar.
Assembly Chill in shaker filled with ice, then pour into a martini glass, rimmed in lavender sugar. Garnish with lemon twist.