Purple Lavender Simple Syrup
A floral, Homemade Purple Lavender Simple Syrup that is versatile for use in anything from drinks to baked goods.
- ½ C water
- ½ C granulated sugar
- 2 ½ tablespoon dried organic culinary lavender flowers
- ⅛ teaspoon butterfly pea flower powder
- a few drops lemon juice
In a small saucepan, bring the water to a simmer. Pour in the sugar, stir to dissolve and remove from heat.
Add in the lavender flowers and let steep for 5 minutes.
In a separate cup or bowl, add ⅛ teaspoon butterfly pea flower powder and a splash of hot water to dissolve. Mix well.
Add in a few drops of lemon juice to the butterfly pea tea and stir until it turns purple. Start with a drop or 2 first. You can add a little more lemon juice until you attain the hue you like.
Combine with the sugar syrup and stir together.
Pour into a clean glass container and store in the fridge for up to 1 week.
Calories: 34kcal | Carbohydrates: 9g | Sodium: 1mg | Potassium: 1mg | Sugar: 9g | Calcium: 1mg | Iron: 1mg