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Purple Lavender Simple Syrup

A floral, Homemade Purple Lavender Simple Syrup that is versatile for use in anything from drinks to baked goods.
Course Condiment
Cuisine American
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 12
Calories 34kcal
Author Michelle | Sift & Simmer


  • ½ C water
  • ½ C granulated sugar
  • 2 ½ tablespoon dried organic culinary lavender flowers
  • 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.


Yield: 1 jar of syrup.


Calories: 34kcal | Carbohydrates: 9g | Sodium: 1mg | Potassium: 1mg | Sugar: 9g | Calcium: 1mg | Iron: 1mg