Honey and Lavender Cookies

These cookies are adapted from a recipe for gingerbread cookies by Sarah Trivuncic in ‘Sweet Bitesize Bakes’. I’ve used lavender for several recipes in the last year since picking my own and it keeps well after drying so can be used all year round. I particularly like it with lemon but combined with some fresh … Continue reading

Lemon and Lavender Tart

Lemon and lavender is a delicious combination that I recently discovered. This tart is my attempt at baking something for the new year which is light and fresh, not too sweet but is also yummy enough to brighten a dull, grey January day! Ingredients:- For the pastry 225g plain flour 125g cold butter, diced 1 tablespoon … Continue reading

Lemon, Lavender and White Chocolate Cake

This is just a simple sponge cake but the flavour combination is delicious! Recipe Ingredients:- 150g caster sugar 150g softened butter 3 eggs, beaten 150g self-raising flour 1 teaspoon baking powder zest of 1 lemon small handful lavender flowers (fresh or dried) 100g bar white chocolate Lemon Syrup:- Juice of 1 lemon 1 tablespoon caster … Continue reading