"The Bee's Knees gets its sweetness from a quick-to-prepare honey syrup. And we've given this classic drink a floral, Provençal twist by adding lavender. The result is unexpected and delicious: a perfect balance of sharp, fragrant, sweet, and strong" - Epicurious
|1/4 cup hot water|
|1 teaspoon dried lavender blossoms (available at health foods stores)|
|1/4 cup honey|
|6 tablespoons gin|
|2 tablespoons lemon juice|
Preparation: How to make a New Bees Knees
- Mix hot water and dried lavender blossoms in bowl.
- Let steep 5 minutes.
- Whisk in 1/4 cup honey.
- Strain into another bowl.
- Add 3 tablespoons of the honey syrup, gin, and lemon juice; strain into cocktail shaker with ice.
- Shake well and strain into 2 chilled Martini glasses.