Try This at Home: Make Lavender Sugar

After you dry lavender, add its buds to a jar of sugar for a special, gourmet treat.

| June/July 2012

  • The delicate taste of lavender sugar is the perfect ingredient for baked goods.
    Photo by matka_Wariathka

The delicate taste of lavender sugar is the perfect ingredient for use in baked goods or as an addition to your tea.

Make lavender sugar at home by combining 2 tablespoons of dried lavender buds with 1 cup of sugar in a jar. Allow the mixture to infuse in a cabinet for 1 to 2 weeks, shaking every day or so. After the sugar has absorbed the lavender flavor, strain out the lavender buds, and start using your delicious, gourmet sugar. 



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