Blueberry Lavender Vodka Spritzer

Blueberry Lavender Vodka Spritzer

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  • Total: 15 mins
  • Prep: 15 mins
  • Cook: 0 mins
  • Yield: 4 Cocktails (4 Servings)

Made with a blueberry-lavender simple syrup, lime juice, and vodka, this refreshing soda spritzer is an easy happy hour cocktail that everyone will enjoy.

Ingredients

  • For the Blueberry Lavender Simple Syrup:
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 cup blueberries (fresh or frozen)
  • 4 sprigs lavender
  • For the Blueberry Lavender Vodka Spritzer:
  • 1 cup blueberries (frozen or fresh)
  • 2 cups vodka
  • 4 ounces lime juice (fresh)
  • Club soda
  • Garnish: fresh sprigs lavender

Steps to Make It

  1. Gather the ingredients.

  2. Combine the water, sugar, and blueberries in a saucepan and bring to a boil over medium-high heat. Stir well to dissolve the sugar.

  3. Reduce the heat to a low simmer and add the lavender sprigs. Let simmer for about 10 minutes.

  4. Strain and pour into a jar, as you pour, use a masher to squeeze all the remaining juice from the berries.

  5. In a glass pitcher combine vodka, 3/4 cup of the blueberry lavender simple syrup, lime juice and club soda. 

  6. Add ice and a healthy handful of frozen or fresh blueberries.

  7. When you’re ready to pour you can garnish with some more blueberries and a sprig of lavender.

Tips

  • You can even make the simple syrup ahead of time for your next event and mix the drinks for you and your guests with ease come party time.
  • Or, keep the ready-made simple syrup on hand for any day of the week–you never know when you'll need a refreshing pick-me-up.