Culinary

Peggy’s Lavender and Honey Coffee Cake

This lavender and honey coffee cake is pure comfort food!! The lavender is subtle and compliments the honey and cinnamon in this recipe….so delicious!! I put the one teaspoon of lavender buds (be sure to use organic) on a cutting board and finely chop. Have fun baking and I hope you love this coffee cake as much as I do! – Peggy

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DIY Lavender Sugar

I absolutely love Lavender Sugar! You can substitute the sugar in any recipe with the lavender sugar and savor a whole new flavor experience! It’s my favorite way to enjoy lavender in cooking or baking! It’s so simple to make…. Combine 2 cups sugar and 1 tablespoon lavender buds in Food Processor on mince setting until lavender is finely ground throughout the sugar. I have actually started increasing the amount of lavender buds I use….I combine 2 cups sugar and…

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Chocolate Cookies w/Lavender Sugar

As you already know…my favorite way to enjoy culinary lavender is by using Lavender Sugar! Here is how I make it: Combine 2 cups sugar and 2 tablespoon lavender buds in Food Processor on mince setting until lavender is finely ground throughout the sugar. NOTE :  If you don’t want to make Lavender Sugar for this recipe….you can use plain white sugar and 1 t. lavender buds (chop finely on cutting board with knife). My recipe for Chocolate Lavender Cookies: ½ cup…

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Lemon Lavender Tea Cookies

My favorite way to enjoy lavender in cooking is to replace the sugar in a recipe with Lavender Sugar. It’s so easy to DIY! Here’s how I make it: Combine 2 cups sugar and one tablespoon lavender buds in a Food Processor on mince setting until lavender is finely ground throughout the sugar. Add this delicately floral sugar to any dessert, muffins, scones, tea, dressings and marinades or sprinkle on any baked good for a fresh and elegant treat. NOTE : …

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Lavender Use #8 – Culinary

Try it….put some lavender in your scones or sprinkle on cupcakes and enjoy a new flavor experience! Lavender is a member of the mint family and has a sweet, floral flavor with touches of citrus. English lavenders (Hidcote and Munstead) are the sweetest varieties of lavender and the ones chosen for cooking. Use a light touch when including lavender in cooking…a little bit goes a long way….too much and you will be left with a bitter dish. And be sure…

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Culinary Lavender – cooking with style!

culinary lavender

DID YOU KNOW? You can use the lavender flower buds in cooking – lavender tea, salad dressings, lavender salt, lavender sugar, the French herb -Herbes de Provence, in lemonade, and in baked goods! When using lavender in food, go light with it. It should be the last thing that you taste, not the first! You can also add lavender to sugar and dip the rim a goblet in water, then the sugar for an elegantly flavored, sugar rimmed decoration. If…

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Gourmet Lemon Lavender Muffins

Try these refreshing Lemon Lavender Muffins to give your traditional muffins a little boost! Gourmet Lemon Lavender Muffins 1 egg ⅓ c. oil 2 t. lemon extract ** ½ c. milk ½ c. sugar 1 ½ c. flour 2 t. baking powder ½ t. salt 1 T. lavender buds Topping: 3 T. melted butter, ¼ c. sugar Mix well: egg, oil, lemon extract, milk and sugar. Add dry ingredients and stir just until blended. Fill greased or lined muffin cups…

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