Melon with Lavender Syrup

Total Time
1hr 5mins
Prep 1 hr
Cook 5 mins

Nice in the morning as well as after dinner.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 12 cup sugar
  • 12 cup water
  • 14 cup sweet dessert wine
  • 2 tablespoons orange juice
  • 14 cup lavender flowers, fresh or dried
  • 1 large ripe melon, cut into cubes

Directions

  1. Bring water, sugar, wine and orange juice to a boil.
  2. reduce heat and simmer 5 minutes, stirring to dissolve sugar.
  3. Add flowers.
  4. Cover and steep for 1 hour.
  5. Strain flowers.
  6. To serve, pour syrup over melon.
  7. Garnish with mint and lavender sprigs.

Reviews

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I used 1/8 cup dried flowers knowing that they are stronger then fresh.Used a red raspberry sweet dessert wine.I suggest trying maybe Grand Marnier instead of the wine. I really enjoy lavender recipes but this was just ok.

Rita~ August 29, 2003

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