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Homemade Lavender syrup in a jar on a wooden board next to fresh lavender.

Homemade Lavender Syrup

A recipe for Homemade Lavender Syrup! Dried lavender buds are steeped in an easy simple syrup for a wonderfully floral addition to coffee, tea, and other drinks.
Course Drinks
Cuisine N/A
Keyword beverage, drink, lavender, syrup
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Resting Time: 30 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes
Servings 2 1/4 cups (530 milliliters)


  • 2 cups (400 grams) granulated sugar refined white sugar for a lighter color
  • 2 cups (470 milliliters) water
  • 1/4 cup (8 grams) dried culinary lavender


  • In a medium saucepan, combine the granulated sugar and water.
  • Bring the mixture to a boil, then reduce heat to a simmer and cook, whisking occasionally, until the sugar is dissolved and the liquid is starting to thicken slightly, 10-15 minutes.
  • Remove from heat and add the dried lavender. Cover and allow to steep for 30 minutes.
  • Strain the syrup through a fine mesh strainer and discard the lavender buds. Transfer the syrup to an airtight container and refrigerate for up to 2 weeks.