Lemon-Lime & Lavender Sour

This mocktail is proof positive that alcohol-free drinks don't have to be a snooze.
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lemon lime lavender sour

Recipe by Charles Grayauskie

Start to Finish: 35 minutes

Servings: Makes 4 drinks


  • 1/2 cup sugar

  • 2 tsp. lemon zest, for garnish, plus 1/3 cup juice (from about 2 lemons)

  • 2 tsp. lime zest, for garnish, plus 1/4 cup juice (from about 2 limes)

  • 1 tsp. dried culinary lavender

  • 2 egg whites

  • Ice

  • Club soda


1. In a small saucepan, bring the sugar, lemon juice, lime juice, and lavender to a simmer over medium heat, stirring until the sugar dissolves. Remove from heat. Steep for 10 minutes; strain. Let cool completely.

2. In a cocktail shaker, shake the lavender syrup and egg whites until foamy, about 20 times. Add ice and shake until chilled, about 10 times. Strain into 4 coupe glasses. Top with club soda. Garnish with the lemon and lime zest.