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How To Make Lavender Simple Syrup

Lavender syrup is a delightful addition to various culinary creations, from beverages to desserts.


Thanks to its aromatic and subtly sweet flavor. Whether you've made a fresh batch of lavender syrup or plan to purchase one, proper storage is crucial to maintain its taste and quality.



The Benefits of Eating Lavender

  1. Relaxation and Stress Relief: Lavender is well-known for its calming properties. Consuming lavender-infused foods or drinks can help reduce stress, anxiety, and promote relaxation.

  2. Digestive Aid: Lavender has been used traditionally to soothe digestive issues like bloating, gas, and indigestion. Including lavender in your diet may help alleviate these discomforts.

  3. Improved Sleep: Lavender's soothing aroma can contribute to better sleep quality. When consumed before bedtime, lavender can promote a more restful night's sleep.

  4. Antioxidant Properties: Lavender contains various antioxidants, such as polyphenols and flavonoids, which help protect the body from harmful free radicals and oxidative stress.

  5. Anti-Inflammatory Effects: Lavender possesses anti-inflammatory properties that may assist in reducing inflammation in the body and supporting overall health.

  6. Enhanced Mood: Eating lavender has been linked to potential mood-enhancing effects, making it a pleasant addition to your diet, especially during moments of stress or low spirits.


How To Make Lavender Simple Syrup


Prep: 5 mins

Cook: 15 mins

Steep Time: 60 mins

Total: 80 mins

Servings: 24 servings (15oz bag)

Yield: 1 1/2 cups


Steps to Make It

1- Open our Lavender Sugar- For Simple Syrup bag (15 oz)

2- Bring 1 cup of water to a boil and add the bag

3- Reduce the heat and stir in the mix until fully dissolved

4- Simmer for about 15 minutes

5- Remove from the heat and allow to cool and steep for at least 1 hour or longer, until the flavor is to your liking. Strain out the lavender. Pour the lavender syrup into a bottle and keep in the refrigerator. Mix the syrup into your favorite drinks and enjoy



Tips:

  1. Choose the Right Container: To ensure the longevity of your lavender syrup, opt for a clean, airtight glass bottle or jar. Glass containers are ideal as they prevent the syrup from absorbing any plastic or metallic flavors that could alter its taste.

  2. Refrigeration is Key: Lavender syrup should always be stored in the refrigerator. The cool temperature helps preserve its freshness and flavor for an extended period.

  3. Keep Away from Light and Heat: Sunlight and heat can degrade the quality of lavender syrup over time. Store the container in a dark and cool place, away from direct sunlight or any heat sources like stovetops or ovens.

  4. Check for Spoilage: Regularly inspect the syrup for any signs of spoilage, such as mold, off-smell, or unusual texture. If you notice any of these, discard the syrup immediately.








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