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
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.