|Lavender simple syrup||1 1⁄2 Ounce|
|Prosecco||4 Fluid Ounce, chilled|
Place the flowers from two lavender sprigs, the gin, and the lavender simple syrup in a cocktail shaker. Using a muddler or wooden spoon, muddle well.
Fill the cocktail shaker halfway full with ice cubes. Shake like a dancer.
Strain into two flute glasses. Top each with chilled Prosecco, and garnish each with a lavender sprig. Serve immediately.
Note: To make lavender simple syrup, place 1/4 cup chopped fresh lavender, 2 cups sugar, and 1-1/2 cups water in a medium-sized saucepan. Heat over medium-high heat, stirring regularly, until it reaches a low boil. Once it reaches that low boil, reduce the heat to medium-low and keep the syrup a simmer, still stirring, for 5 minutes. Remove from the heat and let cool completely. This makes about 3 cups. You can cut these measurements in half to make a smaller amount.
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