Blueberry Lavender Lemonade

Gorgeous, refreshing, and delicious, this Outback copycat is perfect for spring and summer. Add some lemon vodka for a perfect cocktail.

pink lemonade with blueberries

Blueberry Lavender Lemonade Recipe

You'll love this gorgeously pink fruity lemonade with a hint of floral sweetness. A simple to make recipe that's delicious and beautiful.
Prep Time 30 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Serving Size 4 servings


  • Small saucepan
  • strainer
  • Pitcher


  • ¾ cup sugar
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 tablespoon dried lavender
  • 1 cup blueberries
  • 1 cup lemon juice
  • 5 cups cold water
  • fresh blueberries for garnish
  • lemon slices for garnish


  • Make the syrup. Over medium heat, combine 1 cup of water, blueberries, lavender, and 3/4 cup of sugar, bringing to a boil until sugar is dissolved. Simmer until blueberries have broken down, about 3-4 minutes.
    small saucepan with blueberries
  • Steep. Allow mixture to steep for 1-2 hours (less if you want less of a lavender taste).
  • Strain and mix. Strain the blueberry mixture through a cheesecloth or strainer into a large pitcher. Add 1 cup lemon juice and 5 cups water. Place in the refrigerator until chilled.
    pitcher with lemon juice and berry syrup
  • Garnish and serve. Serve over ice, with lemon slices, and fresh blueberries.
    2 glasses with fresh lemon in background


You can find dried lavender next to other dried herbs in the spice aisle.
Don’t skip the straining step; the bits of blueberry skin and dried flowers are not pretty.
The pink color is all natural. ❤️
2 glasses and pitcher of pink drink on wooden board

❤️ Why you’ll love this recipe

  • It’s refreshing and delicious. You’ll love the sweet and tart flavors of this lemonade recipe.
  • Beautiful and cheerful: the pink color is all-natural and perfect for spring and summer.
  • So easy to make: just four ingredients and less than 10 minutes of active prep time.
ingredients on counter (blueberries, fresh lemons, sugar, and lavender)

This is an overview of the ingredients. You’ll find the full measurements and instructions in the printable recipe at the bottom of the page.

You’ll need the following for this easy and refreshing drink:

  • sugar
  • water
  • dried lavender (found in the spice aisle, or online, here)
  • blueberries
  • lemon juice
  • cold water
  • fresh blueberries for garnish
  • lemon slices for garnish
  • Small saucepan
  • Strainer
  • Pitcher


Step One

small saucepan with blueberries

Bring two cups of water, blueberries, lavender, and 3/4 cup of sugar to a boil over medium heat until the sugar is dissolved. Simmer for around 3-4 minutes until the blueberries break down.

Allow the lavender syrup to steep for 1-2 hours (less if you want less lavender taste).

Step Two

pitcher with lemon juice and berry syrup

Place the blueberry mixture in a large pitcher and strain it through a cheesecloth or strainer. Stir in 1 cup lemon juice and 5 cups water. Chill until ready to serve.

Serve over ice, garnished with lemon wedges and blueberries

🥫 Storage instructions

If you plan to drink your lemonade within a day or two, store it in the fridge. Just be sure to seal it tightly in a pitcher or jar.

For longer storage, freeze your lemonade in ice cube trays and then transfer the cubes to a freezer-safe bag. You can add them to glasses of water or seltzer for a quick and easy drink.

Lemonade stored in the fridge will last 2-3 days.

Frozen lemonade cubes will last for 2-3 months.

🔍 FAQs

What type of lavender is best for lavender lemonade?

Dried lavender flowers work great, but you can also use a few drops of lavender oil (if it’s food-safe), or even fresh lavender sprigs.

Do I have to use fresh blueberries?

No, you can use frozen blueberries. Just simmer for a minute or two longer.

How can I make this recipe sugar-free?

You can substitute the sugar for a sugar-free alternative, like stevia. You may need to add more or less, depending on your preference.

👩🏻‍🍳 Expert tips

  • You must strain the syrup! The little bits of lavender and blueberry skins will not be appetizing.
  • If you want a stronger lemon flavor, add more lemon juice or zest.
  • Garnish each glass with a lemon slice and a few blueberries for a beautiful presentation.
  • If you want to make this recipe alcoholic, add some lemon vodka. It’s delicious!

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