Lavender Simple Syrup Recipe – Immersion Bath Sous Vide

Culinary Lavender vs Lavandin.

Make sure you are using culinary lavender (English Lavender, Lavandula angustofolia) and not Lavandin.  Lavandin is high and camphor and gives culinary delights that “soap” taste.  English Lavender provides a light floral, citrus or herbal taste depending on variety.

Lavender Simple Syrup Versatility

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!

19 Lavender Simple Syrup Uses.

For lavender simple syrup ideas, see our blog post on 19 creative uses for lavender simple syrup just to give you ideas!

Remember to Steep, Do Not Boil.

You are going to steep your lavender simple syrup, not boil it.  You will boil the water only and then remove it from the heat source once you reach a rolling boil.  Boiling lavender will result in a bitter taste.  Steeping lavender will result in the desired floral taste.

 

Lavender Simple Syrup Recipe – Immersion Bath Sous Vide

Ingredients

Instructions

  1. Boil water in a saucepan. Once it reaches a rolling boil, remove from heat source.
  2. In an 8 ounce canning jar, add sugar and lavender. Fill to top with water. Screw lid on canning jar.
  3. Immerse canning jar in water bath.
  4. Steep in water for 10-20 minutes. Shake jar every 5 minutes to help dissolve sugar.
  5. Remove from water bath. Carefully open jar, lid will be hot, add your squeeze of a lemon wedge or two, replace wedge and shake. The acid from the lemon will turn the syrup a magenta color.
  6. Strain through a fine mesh strainer with a cheesecloth or coffee filter.
  7. Use immediately or refrigerate up to two weeks.

Notes

Grow Your Own Culinary Lavender & Herbs!

All lavender and herb plants come with extensive growing and care instructions + recipes.  These herbs may be grown inside during the winter and then planted outside during the summer.

Buy the Cookbook or Grow Your Own Culinary Lavender & Herbs!

All lavender and herb plants come with extensive growing and care instructions + recipes.  These herbs may be grown inside during the winter and then planted outside during the summer.

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