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Lavender syrup for coffee with coffee cup behind it.

Lavender Simple Syrup

Use this lavender simple syrup to flavor your morning coffee and experience coffeehouse flavor without leaving your home!
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Prep Time 2 mins
Cook Time 5 mins
steeping time 5 mins
Total Time 12 mins
Course Drinks
Cuisine American
Servings 8 tablespoons
Calories 47 kcal


  • fine mesh strainer
  • small pot


  • 1 tablespoon dried lavender flowers
  • ½ cup water
  • ½ cup sugar


  • Place ½ cup water in a pot and add ½ cup sugar. Bring to a boil and stir to dissolve.
  • Add 1 tablespoon of dried lavender flowers, leaving the pot to a boil for just 1 additional minute. Remove from heat and let sit for 5 minutes.
  • Strain the lavender buds from the syrup and place the syrup in a glass jar.
  • Once cooled, cover with lid and refrigerate. This syrup will keep in the refrigerator for up to 2 weeks.


Avoid adding too much lavender to the syrup. Too much will lead to a more bitter taste. 1 tablespoon (+/- 1 tsp) is enough to add a delicate flavor without being bitter. 
Syrup can be added alone to coffee or can be used to make a delicious lavender latte. You can even use this in place of regular simple syrup for a fun cocktail! 


Serving: 1tablespoonCalories: 47kcalCarbohydrates: 13gSugar: 13g
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