- Lavender in recipes will have you thinking about lavender in a whole new way. It’s the perfect addition to drinks and desserts that will have you planning your next sweet tooth treat.
English is the most popular culinary lavender, it’s easy to purchase edible lavender online if you’re not able to find it locally. Culinary lavender is sifted multiple times so that all that remains is the lavender buds.
Lavender Syrup is fun and easy to make, it’s great in coffee, tea, and lemonade and can be mixed into frosting to give it a delightful flavor.
Substitute lavender for the rosemary in my Rosemary Lemon Cookies and place some lavender buds or pieces on top of the icing.
Chocolate and Lavender cookies, lavender icing is a fun topping to wither vanilla sugar cookies or chocolate.
Lavender Scones, great with lemon added too.
Be sure to check out some of my favorite lavender recipes:
- Lavender iced tea so delicious you’ll wonder how you drank ice tea without it
- Lavender syrup is great in cocktails, add it in place of simple syrup or add a splash to your favorite drink for a fun addition.
- Lavender lemonade is the best way to kick up your lemonade!
- lavender ice cream/frozen yogurt a cool treat that is easy to whip together and enjoy
Top 3 favorite lavender items to buy
Other fun recipes to make with lavender:
- 2 cups sugar
- 1 tablespoon dried culinary lavender buds
Place 1 cup of the sugar and all of the lavender buds in a food processor and process until buds are mixed into sugar well. Add the remaining sugar and pulse once or twice to combine. Store in an airtight glass container.
- 2 1/2 teaspoons chopped lavender
- 1/2 cup fleur de sel or coarse salt
Turn your lavender flowers or buds into a delicious salt blend, to use on chicken, fish, or potatoes. Mix the lavender and salt together, keep in an airtight glass jar.