Lavender Simple Syrup


1 cup sugar

1 cup water

1 Tablespoon culinary lavender buds


Place all ingredients in a sauce pan on medium to high heat.  Allow sugar to dissolve.


Remove from heat and cool for 30-45 minutes.  Strain syrup into a sealable container and refrigerate.


Lasts refrigerated for approximately two weeks. 



Lavender Mint Julep

6 mint leaves

2 oz. lavender simple syrup

3 oz. bourbon


Fill glass with mint and simple syrup.  Muddle until crushed.


Fill glass with crushed ice and top with bourbon.


Garnish with mint and lavender sprigs.