Cedar Syrup Recipe

Updated: 14 hours ago

Thuja Occidentalis, Eastern White Cedar

This delicious syrup will pair great with some lemon or lime and soda water. Or add to your favourite whiskey, yum!

1 small handful cedar

1 cup boiling water

1 cup sugar


  1. Cut cedar leaves into smaller pieces and then place in a heat proof container.

  2. Pour boiling water over and cover the container (I use a mason jar lid and gently place on top)

  3. Steep for 30 minutes - 24 hours

  4. Strain into a saucepan

  5. Add sugar

  6. Bring to simmer over medium-low heat, stirring frequently to dissolve sugar. Simmer an extra minute.

  7. Remove from heat and allow to cool.

  8. Bottle, label and store in refrigerator for 3-4 weeks.

Yields: 1 cup


Do not consume if pregnant or breastfeeding.

If you don’t know what it is, don’t put it in your mouth!

You are responsible for educating yourself on food safety and plant identification.

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