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How to Make Lavender Simple Syrup

Updated: Nov 10, 2022

Get the recipe for lavender simple syrup, a versatile ingredient that can be used in cocktails and desserts. The delicate floral flavor of lavender is a perfect match for sweet recipes, and the pretty purple color will impress your guests.


Have you ever picked fresh lavender from your garden and wondered what to do with it?

Make this easy Lavender Simple Syrup recipe!

Lavender simple syrup is a versatile ingredient that can be used in various cocktails and desserts. The delicate floral flavor of lavender is a perfect match for sweet recipes, and the pretty purple color will impress your guests.

Lavender blossoms are infused in boiling water, and then the syrup is strained and cooled. The result is a fragrant, floral syrup that can be used to sweeten lemonade or iced tea. Lavender Simple Syrup is also a great way to add a touch of sweetness to summer desserts.

Whether you're looking for a unique gift or a fun way to spruce up your kitchen, Lavender Simple Syrup is the way to go. This sweet and floral syrup is perfect for adding a touch of elegance to any drink or dessert.

Lavender Syrup (makes about 4 cups)

Prep time: 5 minutes

Cook time: 10 minutes

Cool time: 20 minutes

Ingredients:

  • 2 cups of sugar, granulated

  • 2 cups of water, filtered

  • 3 tablespoons of dried lavender flowers (see note)


Lavendar simple syrup can be used on a variety of ways.

Instructions:

In a medium-sized saucepan, add all your ingredients and cook on medium heat. Stir continuously.

Once the mixture starts to boil, remove it from the heat. Should take about 8-10 to come to a boil.




Allow the mixture to cool and flavors to continue to incorporate in the saucepan for about 5 minutes.



Place a mesh strain over a glass jar. Pour into the strain to separate the lavender syrup from the lavender flowers.

Discard the flowers.



Allow the syrup to cool completely before placing a lid on it.

Store the lavender simple syrup in the refrigerator for up to 2 weeks.



Use Fresh or Dried Lavender Flowers

You can use fresh or dried lavender flowers for this recipe. When using fresh lavender flowers, it's important that your flowers have not opened. The most aromatic qualities come from fully purple flowers with tightly wrapped buds.


How to Use Lavender Simple Syrup

Lavender Simple Syrup is a versatile ingredient that can be used in any recipe that calls for simple syrup. Here are a few ideas to get you started:




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