1Bring water and sugar to a boil in a small saucepan, stirring until sugar is dissolved. Remove from heat and stir in lavender, then steep 30-40 minutes Pour syrup through a fine-mesh sieve into a bowl, discarding lavender. Stir in lemon juice and blueberries.
2Spoon berries and syrup over slices of Angel Food for lower cal or pound cake just before serving. A little whipped cream or vanilla ice cream goes great.
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