Soft and Floral: 8 Sweet Desserts Made with Lavender

Soft and Floral: 8 Sweet Desserts Made with Lavender

Emma Christensen
Oct 15, 2010

Not sure how you feel about flower-flavored desserts made with lavender? Let's see if these recipes help you make up your mind.

Lavender Fleur de Sel Shortbread from Leite's Culinaria - Simple and sweet.

Meyer Lemon Cake with Lavender Cream from Epicurious - We think combining the floral lavender with the sweet-tart flavor of meyer lemons is an excellent idea.

Honey-Lavender Plum Gratin from Eating Well - Juicy ripe plums nestled in lavender-infused cream. Yum.

Lavender Honey Tea Bread from Bon Appétit - Excellent for a fancy brunch.

Apple Lavender Tarte Tatin from Saveur - A fun twist on the classic caramel-rich tarte tatin.

Lavender Creme Brulee from Jamie Oliver - Lavender and cream are two ingredients that are just meant to be together.

Apricot Lavender Brown Butter Tea Cakes from Tartelette - We're really curious to see how these three flavors combine together.

Lavender Whiskey Sour from Martha Stewart - Any whiskey sour is a good move in our opnion.

And a few extra recipes from the Kitchn:
Honey Lavender Panna Cotta
Fig and Lavender Goat Cheese Galettes
Rhubarb Lavender Crumble
Blueberry Lavender Buttercream Frosting
Lavender Lemonade

Do you cook with lavender? What's your favorite recipe?

Related: Hot or Not? Herbs with Chocolate

(Image: Joyce Oudkerk Pool via Leite's Culinaria and John Kernick/Epicurious)

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