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Lavender-Honey Syrup

  • SERVINGS: Makes about 8 ounces
  • MAKE-AHEAD

Use this syrup to make Lavandou.

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  1. 2 teaspoons dried lavender
  2. 1/2 ounce Angostura bitters
  3. 4 ounces very hot water
  4. 4 ounces honey
  1. Put lavender on top of an inverted cocktail shaker. Add Angostura bitters to a small, clean spray bottle (available at drugstores). Spray the bitters over the lavender 6 times, simultaneously flaming the misted bitters with a lit match. Add the lavender to hot water and let steep for 15 minutes; strain into a small bowl and stir in honey. The syrup can be refrigerated for up to 3 weeks.