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19 Creative Uses for Lavender Simple Syrup
How to Make Lavender Simple Syrup
You can either buy our lavender simple syrup kit by visiting us at a market (Holland excluded, no cottage foods allowed) or open farm in person OR make your own lavender simple syrup using our Twin Flame Lavender Farm Simple Syrup Recipe.
The Many Uses of Lavender Simple Syrup
The process of making lavender simple syrup involves infusing fresh or dried lavender buds with a combination of sugar and water. This allows the natural flavors and aromas of the lavender to be extracted, resulting in a sweet, floral syrup that can be used in a variety of ways.
One of the key benefits of using lavender simple syrup is its versatility. It can be added to cocktails such as mojitos or lemonades for a floral and refreshing twist, or drizzled over desserts like cakes and ice creams for an extra layer of flavor. The possibilities are endless when it comes to incorporating this aromatic syrup into your culinary creations.
Not only does lavender simple syrup add a burst of flavor, but it also offers potential health benefits. Lavender has long been known for its calming properties and is often used in aromatherapy for relaxation purposes. By incorporating this syrup into your beverages or desserts, you can enjoy the soothing effects of lavender while indulging in delicious treats.
Whether you’re hosting a summer gathering, experimenting with mixology, or simply looking to elevate your everyday recipes, lavender simple syrup is an essential ingredient worth exploring. Its unique flavor profile and potential health benefits make it an exciting addition to any kitchen pantry.
So go ahead, get creative, and let the aromatic allure of lavender enhance your culinary experiences!
Lavender Simple Syrup Breakfast Ideas
1 Lavender Maple Syrup for Pancakes, Waffles, Crepes or French Toast
Incorporate lavender simple syrup as a sweetener for your breakfast foods. To make a maple/lavender syrup: mix 1/2 teaspoon of lavender simple syrup for every 1/4 cup of maple syrup. Heat in the microwave for 20 seconds, stir and heat for another 15 seconds and stir. Serve immediately.
2 Lavender Sweetener for Oatmeal
Stir a teaspoon of lavender simple syrup in your oatmeal or grits.
Lavender Simple Syrup Drinks
3 Lavender Cocktails or “Mocktails.”
Use lavender simple syrup in place of any syrup flavorings.
4 Lavender Hot Chocolate.
Stir in a teaspoon or two of lavender simple syrup into your favorite hot chocolate mix or recipe. Top with Lavender whipped cream.
5 Lavender Lemonade.
Stir in a teaspoon or two of lavender simple syrup into your homemade lemonade. Garnish with lavender sprig “stir stick.”
6 Lavender Coffee, Espresso or Latte
Stir in a teaspoon or two of lavender simple syrup into your coffee drink of choice. Top with frothed milk.
7 Lavender Iced or Hot Tea Sweetener.
Stir a teaspoon or two of lavender simple syrup into your hot or cold tea with a squeeze of a lemon wedge.
8 Lavender Sparkling Water
Stir in a teaspoon or two of lavender simple syrup into your sparkling water with a squeeze of a lemon wedge.
Lavender Simple Syrup Dairy Treats
9 Lavender Ice Cream Topper.
Top your vanilla bean ice cream with lavender simple syrup for a light lavender flavor.
10 Lavender Yogurt.
Stir lavender simple syrup in plain yogurt and top with your favorite fruit or compote. YUM!
11 Lavender Whipped Cream Flavoring.
Whip lavender simple syrup with your heavy cream and sugar. Make sure it is very very cold when incorporating with whipped cream of the whipped cream will not set.
12 Lavender Baked Brie.
Drizzle lavender simple syrup over your baked brie.
13 Lavender “Magic Milk.”
Add a teaspoon or two of lavender simple syrup to plain milk and some sprinkles for a lovely night time treat.
Other Lavender Simple Syrup Clever Uses
14 Lavender Frosting or Glaze Flavoring.
Replace recipe liquids with lavender simple syrup.
15 Lavender Granola.
Use lavender simple syrup in place of honey or maple syrup in your granola recipe.
16 Lavender Fruit Reduction or Compote.
Reduce the amount of sugar by the same amount of lavender simple syrup sugar in your compote recipe.
17 Lavender Meat Glaze.
Brush lavender simple syrup on your meats to glaze and give it a sweet and savory finished flavor.
18 Lavender Salad Dressing.
Whisk a teaspoon or two of lavender simple syrup into your salad dressing.
19 Lavender Roasted Potatoes or Tomato Glaze.
Brush lavender simple syrup on your tomatoes or potatoes to glaze in the final 10 minutes of roasting.
Grab the Lavender Infused Recipes Cookbook!
Lavender Infused Recipes Cookbook Paperback (Pre-Order)
Are you intrigued by the idea of cooking with lavender but unsure where to start? Look no further!
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Grow Your Own Culinary Lavender!
Lavender Plant 6 Pack – Hydroponic Seed Starts
This lavender plant offering is for six different varieties of “grower’s choice” rooted starter lavender plugs. Healthy roots, 1/2″-2″ green growth above growing medium. May be set in hydroponic medium if seed germinated or in sand/sterile starter mix if propagated clone.