Lavender Simple Syrup3 SIMPLE INGREDIENTS
1 cup granulated sugar
1 cup water
3 tablespoons dried or fresh lavender flowers
1. In a deep pot bring the water, sugar and lavender to a simmer.
2. Simmer until the sugar is completely dissolved. Turn off heat and let cool.
3. Strain to use.
For a stronger flavor refrigerate after cooling, at least over night. The longer the lavender sits in the sugar syrup, the more flavorful it will be.
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Experiment with other flavors, added to, or instead of, lavender. Suggestions: star anise, peppermint, vanilla pods and beans, cinnamon bark, red rose buds, and even culinary herbs.
Keeps in refrigerator for about 4 weeks.