Limoncello Spritzer with Lavender Syrup

Lemon & Lavender Spritzer

Limoncello Spritzer refreshes with Italian liqueur, Spanish wine, sparkling water, and homemade lavender syrup. A garnish of lemon and a sprig of purple add visual appeal.

Limoncello Spritzer with Lavender Syrup
Makes 1 drink
  • 1 ounce limoncello, chilled
  • ½ cup Cava
  • 2 ounces lemon-flavored Italian sparkling water*
  • ¼ ounce Lavender Syrup (recipe follows)
  • Garnish: lemon slice, lavender sprig
  1. In a glass, layer limoncello, Cava, sparkling water, and Lavender Syrup; serve with ice, if preferred
  2. Garnish with a lemon slice and lavender sprig, if desired.
Note: We used Sanpellegrino Limonata.

Lavender Syrup
Makes 1 cup
  • 1 cup water
  • ⅔ cup granulated sugar
  • 2 tablespoons lavender blossoms
  • 1 tablespoon blueberries
  1. In a medium saucepan, bring 1 cup water and sugar to a boil over medium-high heat, stirring occasionally, until sugar is dissolved. Remove from heat, add lavender and blueberries, and let steep for 10 minutes; crush blueberries and steep 10 minutes more.
  2. Strain mixture through a fine-mesh sieve, discarding lavender and blueberries. Refrigerate until completely cool. Store in an airtight container for up to 1 month.


For more recipes highlighting this culinary duo, see “Lemon & Lavender” in the May/June 2020 issue, available at

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