Lavender Cakes

Lavender Cakes

 

 

 

The perfect balance of that sweet mouth-watering lavender taste and aroma mixed with a hint of lemony zest which dances around on your taste buds in every bite. 

 

100 grams butter at room temperature 
1 cup sugar
2 eggs
1/4 cup lemon juice 
1/4 cup milk
1/2 cup sour cream 
1 tbsp dried lavender blossoms 
Zest of one lemon 
1 tsp vanilla 
2 cups flour 
1 tbsp baking powder 
1/4 tsp baking soda
Boil the milk and the lavender, set aside to cool down at room temperature then strain it. 
Using the mixer , mix the butter and sugar well for 5 mins .
Add the eggs gradually and the vanilla.
Add the lemon juice, milk and the sour cream , mix them until well combined.
Add the lemon zest , sifted flour , baking powder and baking soda and mix them together.
Pour the mixture into a greased cake pan .
Bake in a preheated oven on 180c./350f. For 40 mins .
Flip the cake after 15 mins and set aside to cool down on a cooling rack.
For the glaze :
1 cup powdered sugar 
1 tbsp lemon juice 
1 to 2 tbsp milk 
1 drop of red food coloring 
1 drop of blue food coloring 
Mix all the ingredients with a whisk.
Pour over the cake after cooling down.
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