Blackberry-Lavender Shrub

Blackberry-Lavender Shrub

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Recipe Rating: 3.79523
Makes 1 quart
A shrub, or drinking vinegar, is a sugar and vinegar mixture infused with a combination of fruit and herbs. This summery blackberry and lavender version is great when splashed in sparkling water, or use it for cocktails.
Ingredients: 
  • 2 pints blackberries, roughly chopped (about 2 cups)
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried lavender
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 2 cups champagne vinegar
Method: 
In a medium bowl, combine blackberries, lavender and sugar. Cover and refrigerate for 24 hours.  

Arrange a fine mesh sieve over a bowl. Strain fruit mixture into the bowl and press to extract all juices. Add vinegar and whisk vigorously. Refrigerate in an airtight container for up to 1 month.  

To use, fill a glass with ice and sparkling water, then stir in 1 tablespoon of the shrub; add more to taste.
Nutritional Info: 
Per Serving: Serving size: 1 tablespoon, 30 calories (0 from fat), 7g carbohydrates.
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