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Lilac Syrup

Course Canning / preserving, Drinks
Cuisine Mediterranean
Keyword Lilac Syrup
Author 2pots2cook


  • 45 lilac blossoms
  • 2 lemons
  • 8 cups sugar
  • ½ cup citric acid
  • 10 cups hot water


  1. Separate the flowers from the stems.
  2. Slice the lemons.
  3. Put the flowers and lemons into a plastic bucket. Add the sugar, citric acid and hot water.
  4. Leave the mixture to chill. Cover it with plastic and leave in fridge for two nights.
  5. Pour the syrup through a plastic strainer into the clean glass bottles. If you make ice cream during the summer, put 1 – 2 cups in the freezer to use when needed.