Happy Boy Recipes

Aunt Ruthie

Total Time: 10 Min

Posted by Kale

Making your own simple syrup can seem intimidating but it truly is simple and once you try this delicious lavender-infused vodka lemonade you will be making all types of syrup. The delicate flavor of Happy Boy lavender transforms this lemonade into an exciting addition to any picnic.


*1.5 oz Lavender Simple Syrup
3 oz Vodka
1 oz Lemon juice
Soda Water


1. In a martini shaker, add lavender simple syrup, lemon juice, and vodka. Stir to mix.
2. Add 3 ice cubes and shake till there is a light frost on the outside of shaker.
3. Pour over ice, and top with soda water to taste.
4. To garnish- cut a lemon wheel in half. Stack both halves, and spear with three sprigs of lavender.
5. Put on Glen Millers “In The Mood” and drink alone.

*Instructions for Lavender Simple Syrup
1 cup sugar
1 cup water
¼ cup lavender (pulled from stem)

Place all three ingredients in saucepan and bring them to a boil. Let sit for 45 min, then
strain into a container. (keep refrigerated for longer life span)