Homemade Lavender Honey from South West France

Recipe by French Tart
READY IN: 4hrs 30mins


  • 8
    ounces light honey, such as flower honey or, clover honey
  • 4
    tablespoons dried lavender flowers


  • Heat honey in a bowl over boiling water (a bain-marie) until very hot, but NOT boiling, then add the lavender flowers and stir well.
  • Continue to heat over a low heat for 30 minutes. Remove from the heat and allow to cool a little before covering with a net or fly cover and placing in the sun for about 3 to 4 hours.
  • Pour the honey through a mesh sieve and discard the cooked lavender.
  • Put honey in jar, cover tightly and label. Keeps like normal honey, but is best in a cool, dark and dry place.