Dandelion Blossom Syrup

Dandelion Blossom Syrup Recipe

No Photo

Have you made this?

 Share your own photo!

Stormy Stewart


This is a traditional recipe passed down from the old world Europeans.

I use it as a substitute for honey in any recipe that I'm trying to make wild.

This recipe makes a little more than 1 pint. I usually triple or quadruple this, and I make more than one batch when the blossoms are in season to have enough for the year.

The syrup makes great Christmas presents, so make plenty!

★★★★★ 1 vote


Add to Grocery List

1 qt
dandelion blossoms just the yellow pary and jam pack into a qt container to measure
1 qt
(4 cups) water
4 c
a organic orange peel, grated

How to Make Dandelion Blossom Syrup


  • 1Note: The citrus is optional, it will give the syrup an orangey or lemony flavor. If you want the pure dandelion flavor, you can skip the citrus. I make it both ways each year.

    1. Put blossoms and water in a pot.
    2. Bring just to a boil, turn off heat, cover, and let sit overnight.
    3. The next day, strain and press liquid out of spent flowers.
    4. Add sugar and sliced citrus and heat slowly, stirring now and again, for several hours or until reduced to a thick, honey-like syrup.
    5. Can in half-pint or 1 pint jars.

Printable Recipe Card

About Dandelion Blossom Syrup

Course/Dish: Other Sauces
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, Healthy
Hashtags: #Syrup, #dandelion

Show 10 Comments & Reviews

19 Buzzworthy Tequila Recipes

19 Buzzworthy Tequila Recipes

Kitchen Crew @JustaPinch

Want to add some zip to your cooking? Try one of these 19 buzzworthy recipes featuring tequila!

20 Tasty Hot Dog Recipes

20 Tasty Hot Dog Recipes

Kitchen Crew @JustaPinch

Hot diggity dog! Here are 20 tasty hot dog recipes.