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Lavender Syrup

Yield Makes 2 cups
Lightly flavored and scented with lavender blossoms, this syrup is a great addition to sparkling wine, iced tea, or lemonade. It's also delicious drizzled over pound cake.

Ingredients

  • 2 cups sugar
  • 2 teaspoons dried or 1/4 cup fresh lavender blossoms
  • 1 cup water

How to Make It

  1. Bring all ingredients to a simmer in a saucepan, stirring until sugar dissolves. Remove from heat, and cool. Cover and store in refrigerator.

  2. Lavender Sparkler: Stir 1 to 2 tablespoons Lavender Syrup into a glass of sparkling wine.

  3. Lavender Iced Tea: Stir 2 tablespoons Lavender Syrup into a 12-ounce glass of iced tea.

  4. Lavender Lemonade: Stir 2 tablespoons Lavender Syrup into a 12-ounce glass of lemonade.