Easy Lavender-Mint Syrup will perfume your kitchen and flavor your iced tea or cocktail with fragrant lavender and mint.

Robby Melvin
Recipe by Southern Living June 2014

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Hector Sanchez; Styling: Buffy Hargett Miller

Recipe Summary

hands-on:
10 mins
total:
40 mins
Yield:
Makes 2 1/2 cups
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Bring sugar, water, mint leaves, and dried lavender buds to a boil in a medium saucepan over medium-high heat, stirring just until sugar dissolves. Boil 2 minutes. (Do not stir.) Remove from heat. Press through a wire-mesh strainer into a bowl, using back of a spoon to squeeze out liquid; discard solids. Cool completely (about 30 minutes). Transfer to a jar; cover and refrigerate up to 3 months.

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