This Lavender Syrup recipe is perfect for flavoring coffee, cocktails, and more! It’s so simple to make and keeps in the fridge for a good couple of weeks.

I’ve been making lavender syrup a lot over the last few years and I figured that it was time for it to have it’s own dedicated blog post. I have a whole tutorial on how to make simple syrup with lots of different kinds of sweeteners and flavors including lavender. But this is my all time favorite and I make it often!

I love to use this lavender syrup for coffee, cocktails, and even to sweeten oatmeal. Basically, I just want everything to taste like lavender. It never gets old :)

lavender simple syrup in a small glass jar. fresh lavender in it

Ingredients we’re working with:

  • Water
  • Sweetener of choice (sugar, coconut sugar, honey, maple syrup all work well!)
  • Dried lavender

How to make this Lavender Syrup:

In a medium saucepan, simply combine all of the ingredients and bring to a simmer. Cook on low for 5 minutes. Then simply remove from the heat and let cool.

You’ll want to strain out the lavender by passing the liquid through a fine mesh strainer.

To make Lavender HONEY syrup, simply swap out the sugar for an equal amount of honey. Super simple and a great natural alternative!

purple lavender lemonade in a tall glass with fresh lavender and a straw in it

More brussels sprouts recipes to try:

  • Lavender Lemonade
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How to Make Lavender Syrup


  • Author: Brita Britnell
  • Total Time: 10 minutes
  • Yield: 1 1/4 cups 1x
  • Diet: Vegan

Description

This lavender syrup is simple to make and great for flavoring cocktails, coffee and more!


Ingredients

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  • 1 cup of sugar (can sub for an equal amount of: coconut sugar, honey, maple syrup, brown sugar, or agave)
  • 1 cup of water
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons of dried or fresh lavender flowers

Instructions

  1. In a small saucepan, combine the water, sugar, and lavender and place over medium heat.
  2. Bring the mixture to a simmer and lower the heat a bit. Cook over low heat, stirring frequently, for about 5 minutes at which time the sugar should have completely dissolved and the syrup started to thicken.
  3. Let cool slightly and then strain the mixture through a sieve to remove the lavender. Pour into an air tight container for storage.
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 5 minutes
  • Category: drinks
  • Method: stovetop
  • Cuisine: American

Keywords: lavender syrup, lavender simple syrup, coffee syrups