lightly sweet, tangy, and clearly floral, lemonade is a delightful use for lilac blooms when you have them.
pair it with a dropper of lilac essence for a well rounded, whole plant experience.
· lilac lemonade ·
1/3 c lilac simple syrup
1/3 c meyer lemon juice (about three lemons)
4 c lilac tea (from syrup recipe)
pinch of salt
combine all ingredients in a big jar + stir well.
*for a smidge of sweetness + a fun color boost, add a handful of frozen blueberries. they impart a bit of purple without covering up much of the lilac flavor.