Lavender Simple Syrup
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Serves: 1½ cups
This syrup is lovely as a sweetener for coffee or over pancakes and waffles. Use any way you would a simple syrup.
  • 2 cups Fine Cane Sugar
  • 1¼ cups Water
  • ¼ cup Dried Lavender Buds
  • 10 Blueberries (fresh or frozen)
  • splash of Vanilla, if desired
  1. Add the sugar and water to a medium sized saucepan and stir to dissolve sugar.
  2. Add the lavender buds and blueberries and bring to a boil.
  3. Reduce heat to medium and let simmer for 10 minutes, or until slightly reduced.
  4. Remove from heat and cover with a lid. Let sit and steep for one hour.
  5. Pour the syrup through a fine mesh strainer, pressing on the solids to extract all flavor and color. Stir in vanilla, if desired.
  6. Place the syrup in an airtight container and store in the refrigerator.
  7. Will keep for several weeks.
Recipe by The Kitchen McCabe at