lavender simple syrup

Let me preface this post with, I don't know why I waited this long to make lavender syrup?!  Firstly, it's quite possibly the most simple recipe to concoct and also, it is so versatile that I've been using it everywhere from sweetening and flavoring my coffee to drizzling it over waffles and pancakes.  It is absolutely a plant ally of mine that I will continue to work with.  What you'll need:

  • 2 cups filtered water
  • 2 cups organic raw sugar cane/or other sweetening substitute
  • 2 tbsp organic dried lavender
  • a handful of organic blueberries (to give the syrup that beautiful purple/blue hue)
  • cheesecloth/french press
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What you need to do:

Firstly, put all of the ingredients into a medium size saucepan. Allow the water to rise to a boil to dissolve the sugar.  Once water is boiling and the sugar has dissolved, reduce the heat and let it simmer for 10 minutes. Afterward, set the syrup aside to cool.  Once the syrup has dropped to room temperature, using either a cheesecloth or a french press, strain out the lavender and blueberries.  Take the remaining liquid and bottle it up!  The lavender syrup can be stored for up to 3 weeks.  Drizzle in your coffee, tea or over your waffles and enjoy!  Let me know what other recipes you use this syrup in!

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With Gratitude,

sb