All Cocktails Cocktail Lemon Lavender Collins Lemon Lavender Collins Ingredients ¼ cup dried lavender ½ cup sugar ½ cup plus 3 tablespoons water 45 ml gin 30 ml lemon juice 15 ml lavender syrup (see below) Freixenet Italian Prosecco Decoration Lemon slices Lavender Cocktail recipe Thinking of making this cocktail? Print or save it for later. Get the recipe Method Add ½ cup water and ¼ cup lavender to a sauce pan, bring to a boil. Simmer for 3 minutes, then remove from heat and allow to steep for 20 minutes. Strain out flowers and discard. In a clean saucepan, add ½ cup of sugar and 3 Tablespoons water. Bring to a boil, stirring to dissolve sugar. Simmer, then stir in lavender liquid. Whisk until fully combined and remove from heat to cool down. Add gin, lemon juice and lavender syrup to a cocktail shaker with ice. Shake, then strain into a glass filled with ice. Top with cava and stir. Garnish with lemon slices and lavender sprigs.