Thursday, June 6, 2024

Refreshing Coconut Lavender Lemonade Recipe: A Perfect Summer Drink

Welcome to my West Virginia Kitchen!  It's porch sittin' season, and there's nothing better than a nice cold glass of lemonade on a hot day.  But today, we are taking this beloved summer beverage up a notch!  We will be making some delicious Coconut Lavender Lemonade!  


Blending the tropical taste of coconut with the calming notes of lavender and zesty sing of lemon, my Coconut Lavender lemonade is a perfect beverage for  these warm, porch sittin' days.  I can't wait to share it with you so...

Let's Get Started!


My Coconut Lavender lemonade isn't just a drink; it's an experience.  Here's why you'll love it:

  • Refreshing Flavor:  The combination of coconut water, lavender, and lemon creates a harmonious balance of sweet, floral, and tart flavors.
  • Health Benefits:  Coconut water is hydrating and rich in electrolytes, lavender is known for its calming properties, and lemons are packed with vitamin C.
  • Easy to Make:  With a few simple ingredients, you can whip up this delicious lemonade in no time.  
  • Perfect for Any Occasion:  Whether you're hosting a party or looking for a refreshing afternoon pick-me-up, this lemonade fits the bill.  


To make this Coconut Lavender Lemonade, you'll need to gather a few ingredients:

  • 8 cups of Coconut Water
  • The juice of 10 lemons
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 2 cups water
  • Ice Cubes
  • 1 Tbsp Dried Culinary Lavender
  • 1 drop of Red Food Coloring (optional)
  • 1 drop of Blue Food Coloring (optional)
  • Lemon Slices and Lavender Springs for garnish


Step 1:  Prepare the Lavender Syrup
  1. In a small saucepan, combine 2 cups of water and 2 cups of sugar.  
  2. Bring the mixture to a boil, stirring until the sugar is fully dissolved.
  3. Remove from the heat and add the dries lavender. 
  4. Let the lavender steep in the syrup for about 20 minutes. 
  5. Strain the syrup into a bowl, discarding the lavender flowers.  Let it cool.

Step 2:  Mix the Lemonade
  1. In a large pitcher, combine the coconut water, freshly squeezed lemon juice, and cooled lavender syrup.  For a color boost add the food coloring.  
  2. Stir well to mix all the ingredients.

Step 3:  Serve
  1. Fill glasses with ice cubes and pour the Coconut Lavender Lemonade over the ice.
  2. Garnish with lemon slices and a sprig of lavender for a beautiful presentation.
  3. Serve Immediately and enjoy!

  • Adjust Sweetness:  Feel free to adjust the amount of sugar to suit your taste preference.  
  • Chill Before Serving:  For an extra refreshing drink, chill the lemonade in the refrigerator an hour before serving. 
  • Use Fresh Lemons:  Freshly squeezed lemon juice makes a big difference in the flavor of your lemonade.
  • Experiment with Garnishes:  Add a twist by garnishing with mint leaves or a slice of coconut.

  • Hydration:  Coconut water is an excellent hydrating agent, making this drink perfect for hot days.
  • Relaxation:  Lavender has calming effects, helping to reduce stress and promote relaxation (we can all use a little of that.)
  • Immunity Boost:  Lemon juice is rich in vitamin C, which supports a healthy immune system.

My Coconut Lavender Lemonade is not just a beverage, but a refreshing escape from the ordinary.  It's unique blend of flavors and health benefits make it and ideal drink for any occasion.  Try this recipe today and bring a touch of tropical and floral delight to your front porch!  

And as always...

Happy Eatin' Y'all!
~ The Kitchen Wife~

And as always...

Happy Reading, Happy Eating, and Happy Living,
~The Kitchen Wife~


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