Snow Flower

Ingredients:

-5 cups filtered water, divided

-1 cup granulated sugar, or to taste

-1/2 cup (1/4 oz) dried butterfly pea flowers

-1 cup freshly squeezed lemon juice


Directions:

  1. In a sauce pan, combine 3 cups of filtered water with sugar. Stir in butterfly pea flowers. Bring to a simmer and remove from heat. Cover and let steep for 10 minutes.

  2. Strain through a fine mesh sieve, discarding the solids, and set aside to cool. In a jar or glass measuring cup, combine lemon juice and remaining 2 cups of water.

  3. Strain through a fine mesh sieve, discarding the solids, and set aside to cool. In a jar or glass measuring cup, combine lemon juice and remaining 2 cups of water.

  4. Pour cooled butterfly pea syrup into a glass, filling it about half way. Pour lemon mix over the top. Where the lemon meets the syrup, the color should change from blue to pink. Stir to combine the 2 until it reaches a purple color. Enjoy!

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