Recipe: Lavender-Infused Bellini

Originally posted on the Hauser Creek Farm Facebook Page on Friday, July 22, 2011 at 12:57pm

Lavender-Infused Bellini from Hauser Creek Lavender FarmFresh local peaches + lavender from our farm = Lavender-Infused Bellinis. Enjoy!

Prepare a lavender infusion:
  • Combine 1/4 cup water and 1 tablespoon chopped fresh (culinary) lavender (buds and leaves) in a small saucepan.
  • Bring to a boil; remove from heat and let steep for at least 30 minutes or until completely cool.
  • Strain and reserve liquid infusion.
Then:
  • Peel 1 large, ripe peach; remove and discard pit and peel.
  • Slice peach and place in blender.
  • Add 1 cup ice cubes, 1 tablespoon lavender infusion, and 1/2 cup chilled sparkling water (such as Perrier or Pelligrino).
  • Process until smooth.
  • Pour into chilled glasses and garnish with fresh lavender sprig.

Serves 2. Enjoy!