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Lavender Sour Syrup

This recipe for lavender sour syrup was featured in the Fall 1999 issue of Martha Stewart Weddings.

  • yield: Makes 2 cups


  • 2 cups sugar
  • 1/2 cup dried lavender
  • Freshly squeezed lemon juice


  1. Step 1

    Bring sugar and 2 cups water to a boil in a saucepan over medium heat, and cook, stirring, until sugar has dissolved. Reduce heat to low and add lavender. Cover and let steep 15 minutes.

  2. Step 2

    Strain mixture through a fine mesh sieve into a large pitcher. Add lemon juice to taste. Keep refrigerated until ready to use.

The Martha Stewart Show, September Fall 2007