Makes 2 cups
Lavender syrup adds a floral note to anything you can think to add it to, including lemonade, iced tea, or especially a tasty gin cocktail. Use the syrup to soak cake layers or to sweeten a fruit sorbet. Look for culinary-grade lavender at specialty markets or online.
- 2 cups sugar
- 2 cups water
- 1 tablespoon culinary lavender leaves
- In a medium pot, combine the sugar and water. While stirring, bring the mixture to a light simmer and cook just until the sugar dissolves. Remove from the heat and add the lavender.
- Cover the pot and set aside to steep for about 30 minutes.
- Strain with a fine mesh strainer and refrigerate in a covered container.
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