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Dandelion Honey Syrup Recipe

Head out to your backyard and start picking those pretty yellow flowers to make some Dandelion Honey Syrup before they’re all gone!

Okay, okay…I know it’s not really honey and there’s probably a beekeeper or two out there that might come at me for calling it that. BUT, this Dandelion honey syrup tastes so much like honey that it could literally be substituted in just about anything and no one would be the wiser!

Dandelion Honey Syrup Recipe - Food Life Design

Ways to Use Dandelion Honey Syrup

  • Drizzled Over Ice Cream
  • In Tea
  • Or Coffee
  • In Cereal
  • Poured Over Yogurt
  • In Oatmeal
  • Add to Iced Tea
  • Drizzle into Lemonade
  • Add to Cocktails in place of sugar syrup
  • Drizzled over Pancakes or Waffles
  • In Place of Honey in Most Recipes

Are you hungry yet?

So, what are you waiting for? Head out to your backyard and start picking those dandelions!

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Here’s the recipe…

Yield: 8 half pint jars

Dandelion Honey Syrup

Dandelion Honey Syrup Recipe - Food Life Design
Prep Time 20 minutes
Brew Time 1 day
Cook Time 1 hour
Total Time 1 day 1 hour 20 minutes


  • 4 cups dandelion flowers
  • 4 cups water
  • 5 cups of brown sugar


  1. Wash the dandelions and remove all greens.
  2. Place all of the flower pieces into a large bowl.
  3. Pour water over the dandelion flowers.
  4. Cover the "dandelion tea" and place it into the refrigerator. Allow it to brew for 24 to 48 hours.
  5. Strain the dandelion flowers, reserving the "tea" liquid.
  6. Pour the liquid into a large pot.
  7. Add the brown sugar to the "tea" liquid and stir to combine.
  8. Heat to boiling on high temperature.
  9. Reduce the temperature to medium-low and continue to cook for 45 minutes teo 1 hour or until the liquid has reduced by about half.
  10. Pour Dandelion Honey Syrup into prepared half pint jars.
  11. Store in the refrigerator for several months or process in a waterbath canner for 20 minutes to make it shelf stable.
I hope you’ve enjoyed learning how to make this Dandelion Honey Syrup recipe!

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Have an Awesome Day!


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