Lavender Bee's Knees Cocktail
Cuisine: American
Author: Rachel Hanawalt
Prep time: 15 mins
Total time: 15 mins
Take a trip back to the Roaring Twenties with this modern classic cocktail that features a unique and flavorful twist.
Honey Syrup
  • ¼ C honey
  • ¼ C water
  • 2 tsp dried lavender flowers*
Bee's Knees Cocktail
  • 2 oz Plymouth gin
  • ¾ oz honey syrup
  • ¾ oz fresh squeezed lemon juice
Honey Syrup
  1. Place 2 tsp dried lavender flowers in a small saucepan
  2. Add ¼ C honey and ¼ C water to the pan and heat gently on low, stirring occasionally until the honey and water are evenly mixed, about 10 minutes**
  3. The syrup can be used immediately or stored in the refrigerator for up to 2 weeks
Bee's Knees Cocktail
  1. Add all of the ingredients to a cocktail shaker filled with ice
  2. Shake vigorously and strain into a coupe
  3. Garnish with a lemon twist or piece of honeycomb
* If you're using fresh lavender flowers, increase the amount to 3 tsp per ¼ C honey
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