Last Updated: Mar 13, 2023 @ 1:59 pm.

Perfect for creative cocktails, lemonade, tea or coffee, lavender syrup has a unique flavor profile. We did a blind taste test with nine brands to find the best bets. Here are the winners.

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Lavender Syrup 101 & A Recipe!

Let’s talk the best lavender syrup.

Known for its calming properties, lavender syrup adds both floral and herbal notes to beverages. And don’t forget parfaits. (Everyone loves parfaits).

(Looking for another flavor of spring? Check out our best strawberry syrup for coffee.)

Here’s a recipe for a yummy parfait we made when testing these syrups:

Recipe: Blueberry Lavender Parfait

Best Lavender Syrup


1 cup (8oz.) plain greek yogurt

1 Tbsp (1/2 oz) Torani Blueberry Syrup

1 tbsp (1/2 oz) Torani Lavender Syrup

Fresh Blueberries (optional)

Chia seeds


Mix syrup with yogurt and flavor to taste. Layer all ingredients into a bowl or mason jar and enjoy!

(Recipe and photo credit: Torani).

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Best For Lemonade

Not too sweet
We loved the floral flavor of this syrup—works well in coffee drinks too. Made with cane sugar.
$12.49 ($0.49 / Fl Oz)

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Best for Coffee

Subtle yet fragrant
Excellent for that white chocolate lavender mocha recipe, this syrup impressed us with its sweet aromatic flavor notes.
$12.00 ($0.36 / Fl Oz)

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Best for Cocktails

Light and fruity
We liked this syrup, which had a more subtle color than others we tried. High quality ingredients.
$9.99 ($0.79 / Fl Oz)

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Best Sugar Free

Great for coffee or tea
The star feature of this three bottle set is the blueberry lavender syrup—made with sucralose, it is very tasty.

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