Lavender Simple Syrup

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Lavender simple syrup can be used seamlessly in cocktails, mocktails or coffee drinks. It’s easier to make at home than you think! 

  • Author: Leanne Ray, MS, RDN
  • Prep Time: 2 minutes
  • Cook Time: 5 minutes
  • Total Time: 7 minutes
  • Yield: 1 cup 1x
  • Category: Drinks
  • Method: Stovetop
  • Cuisine: American
  • Diet: Vegan


  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1 tablespoon lavender (culinary or food grade)


  1. Add sugar and water to a small saucepan and heat over medium low until clear, stirring occasionally, about 5 minutes.
  2. Add the lavender and remove from heat. Let stand 15 minutes. Remove solids by pouring through a fine mesh strainer. Pour through a coffee filter to remove any remaining tiny particles if needed. Transfer to a glass jar or bottle for storage and refrigerate. 



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  • Store syrup in an airtight container in the refrigerator and use within two weeks.