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How to Make Lavender Syrup

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


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


  • 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


  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 airtight container for storage.


  • Store syrup in an airtight container in the fridge for up to about 2 weeks.
  • Use around 1 to 2 tablespoons of syrup per cup when making drinks.


  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 5 minutes
  • Category: drinks
  • Method: stovetop
  • Cuisine: American


  • Serving Size:
  • Calories: 155
  • Sugar: 39.9 g
  • Sodium: 2.3 mg
  • Fat: 0 g
  • Carbohydrates: 40 g
  • Protein: 0 g
  • Cholesterol: 0 mg

Keywords: lavender syrup, lavender simple syrup, coffee syrups