Springtime is in the air, which means farmer’s markets will be starting soon. Farm-fresh ingredients are perfect for innovative cocktails, mocktails and even coffee-based drinks. Our DaVinci Gourmet syrups are made with simple ingredients that provide bold flavor – inspired by those same ingredients from the farmer’s market. If you’re looking to bring the farmer’s market experience to your drink menu, try out one of our spring drink recipes.
Lavender drinks are the perfect partner for warm spring days. DaVinci Gourmet Lavender Syrup has a herbaceous, calming aroma and beautiful purple hue that will make you feel like you’re adding farm-fresh lavender.
- 0.25 fl. oz. DaVinci Gourmet Lavender Syrup
- 0.5 fl. oz. DaVinci Gourmet Beverage Boost Syrup
- 0.5 fl. oz. lemon juice
- 3 fl. oz. water
- 1 pea-sized piece of ginger puree
Directions: Shake all ingredients with ice, pour and serve.
The Other Garden
If you’re looking for a savory twist on spring drinks, look no further than our recipe for the Other Garden. The recipe combines the tart taste of limes with fresh arugula, right from the farmer’s market.
- 0.5 fl. oz. DaVinci Gourmet Cane Sugar Syrup
- 0.75 fl. oz. lime juice
- 2 fl. oz. gin
- 6 sprigs of arugula
Directions: Shake all ingredients with ice, double strain and serve in a 6 oz coupe glass.
Lavender Mint Cream Soda
You’ll love the creamy and floral rink on top of this lavender drink, meant to remind you of the warm spring and coming summer. It’s best drank on a bright spring day with a friend.
- 1 fl. oz. Davinci Gourmet Lavender Syrup
- 4 mint leaves
- 0.5 fl. oz. lime juice
- 5 fl. oz. soda
- 2 fl. oz. cream
Directions: Muddle all ingredients together in a 12 ounce Collins glass and top with ice.
Bees Knees #2
Honey drinks are another staple for springtime. Our Bees Knees #2 recipe combines sweet DaVinci Gourmet Honey Syrup with lavender, gin and lemon juice for refreshing spring sip.
- 0.5 fl. oz. DaVinci Gourmet Lavender Syrup
- 0.25 fl. oz. DaVinci Gourmet Honey Syrup
- 2 fl. oz. London dry gin
- 0.75 fl. oz. lemon juice
Directions: Shake with ice, clean pour, express lemon oil on top
Honey Berry Latte
Inspired by fresh ingredients from the farmer’s market, our Honey Berry Latte uses DaVinci Gourmet Honey Syrup and Blueberry Syrup for a delicious take on a warmer weather latte. While our recipe calls for a hot latte, you can also make an iced version for those summer days.
Want more ideas for spring drinks? Visit our Tasty Trends page each month for recipe ideas, holidays to celebrate and more seasonal inspiration.