Watermelon Lavender Margaritas

Makes about 2 cups. Inspired by decotartelette.com

Ingredients:

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For 2 cocktails

1/4 cup watermelon juice (blend then strain)
2 organic limes, juiced (about 1/4 cup)
1/2 organic lemon, juiced
3 tablespoons Lavender Simple Syrup (recipe below)
4 ounces tequila
1 ounce triple sec
Handful of ice
Salt
Sprigs of lavender for garnish

Directions

Place watermelon juice, lime juice, lemon juice, simple syrup, tequila, triple sec, and ice in a cocktail shaker.

Shake vigorously. Pour into 2 tumblers of your choice rimmed with salt.

Garnish with a sprig of lavender.

 

Lavender Simple Syrup

Ingredients

3 tablespoons organic lavender
1 cup filtered water
1/2 cup organic sugar

Directions

Place all ingredients in a saucepan over medium heat. Allow to simmer until the sugar dissolves and the mixture becomes a thick syrup.

Remove from heat and allow to cool. Strain into a ball jar.

Store in the fridge and use within one week.