Blueberry Lavender Vodka Spritzer

With a refrigerator full of Blueberries, I wanted to come up with a fun cocktail, but I remembered seeing this beautiful drink on Pinterest and went back to find it.  It was so perfect I just copied theKitchn‘s recipe.

I also used a new vodka that my husband had heard about called Tito’s.  I am not a real conissour of vodka, but this vodka has been getting great reviews.  Jim gave it a thumbs up!

Blueberry Lavender Simple Syrup Recipe

  • 1 cup water
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 cup blueberries
  • 4 lavender sprigs (or 1 1/2 teaspoons dried food-grade lavender buds)

Combine these three ingredients in a saucepan and bring to a boil stirring to dissolve sugar. Reduce heat to a low simmer and add 4 lavender sprigs (or 1 1/2 teaspoons of dried lavender) and keep on low heat for 10 minutes.

Strain pressing the blueberries to get all of their juice.

Blueberry Lavender Vodka Spritzer

Makes a 32 ounce pitcher

  • 1 cup blueberries, for ice cubes
  • 2 cups vodka
  • 3/4 cup blueberry lavender simple syrup* recipe below
  • 4 ounces lime juice
  • Soda water
  • Fresh lavender for garnish

Divide the cup of blueberries between two ice-cube trays and fill with water. Freeze completely. OR spread them evenly on a sheet tray and freeze until solid.

In a glass pitcher combine the vodka, simple syrup, lime juice, and club soda. Add ice cubes. Add remaining ice cubes to glasses. Pour the mixture over top and serve with a sprig of lavender.

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Author:Amy Stafford

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7 Comments on “Blueberry Lavender Vodka Spritzer”

  1. August 11, 2012 at 11:48 am #

    I love the color and the combination. They are all my favorite ingredients.

    • August 11, 2012 at 2:33 pm #

      Thanks, the simple blueberry syrups divine! It really is delicious!

  2. Ander Murillo
    August 11, 2012 at 3:19 pm #

    Wow, I’m definitely trying this right now! It looks great and I asume tastes even better. Do you have any experience in cocktails?

    • August 12, 2012 at 9:36 am #

      Tastes Great! If you mean by experience, you mean drinking, then yes! 🙂 Thanks for stopping over.

      • Ander Murillo
        August 12, 2012 at 6:05 pm #

        Oh great haha. Well, then you may be interested in some of my cocktails; I have the recipes over my blog 🙂


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