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Lavender Simple Syrup Recipe

A refreshing and light simple syrup that's perfect for flavoring cocktails, lemonade, iced tea, desserts, and breakfast favorites such as waffles and pancakes!
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time40 mins
Total Time45 mins
Course: Drinks
Keyword: lavender syrup
Author: Carrie


  • 1 cup white sugar
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 TB dried lavender OR 2TB fresh lavender blossoms


  • Add all ingredients to a small saucepan and bring to a boil.
  • Stir until the sugar is dissolved, simmer for one minute, and then remove from heat.
  • Let cool for 30 minutes while the flavors develop.
  • Pour through a strainer into sterilized glass bottles or jars to remove all solid pieces.