Love Lemon + Lavender? Here are 6 Delicious Recipes

Love Lemon + Lavender? Here are 5 Delicious Recipes

I am absolutely crazy about lemon and lavender. Together they are so bright and so beautiful. I love the way both their colors and flavors contrast and compliment each other so perfectly. Over the years I’ve developed several recipes that use this zesty and floral combination. If you love lemon + lavender too, here are 6 delicious recipes, from sweet to savory, for you to try!

6 Delicious Lemon + Lavender Recipes to Make Right Now

Gluten Free Lemon Lavender Cake

Gluten Free Lemon + Lavender Cake

Lemon lavender cake with raspberry buttercream tastes like a celebration of spring, an edible poem dedicated to the art of flavor. It’s refreshingly light yet satisfyingly rich, a delicate balance that teeters on the edge of decadence without ever tumbling into overly-sweet territory.

Gluten Free Lemon Lavender Snickerdoodle Cookies on a rack

Gluten-Free Lemon Lavender Snickerdoodle Cookies

These gluten-free lemon lavender snickerdoodle cookies taste like sunshine. Lemon zest and a few drops of lemon extract, along with a touch of dried culinary lavender add a big boost of bright flavor!

Lemon Lavender Roasted Chicken

This succulent roast chicken is light and bright with the addition of lemon and lavender. A layer of goat cheese with herbs is spread under the skin before baking which helps keep the meat tender and flavorful.

Lemon Lavender Gin Summer Spritz

Lemon Lavender Summer Gin Spritz

This light and refreshing Lemon Lavender Summer Spritz, made with the gorgeous, purple hued Empress Gin, is the cocktail we’ll be drinking all summer long. Let’s be honest, this beautiful tipple is pretty much spiked lemonade. But instead of plain simple syrup, we’ve infused it with dried lavender petals and pink peppercorns.

Gluten Free Lemon Lavender Scones

Gluten-Free Lemon Lavender Scones

These gluten-free lemon lavender scones are bright with lemon and have subtle floral notes. They would be perfect at brunch, tea or on a special occasion buffet spread (think showers and spring holidays). They have a lightness to them with a delicate, but not overly soft crumb. The exterior of the scones provides a good amount of crunch. It’s sturdy enough to smear with butter or curd, but definitely not dry. And the lemony glaze is to die for.

Lemon Lavender Tarts

Gluten-Free Lemon Lavender Mini Tarts

These zesty lemon lavender mini tarts are a sweet and petite riff on my Luscious Lemon Tart recipe. I imagine them being served after an elegant luncheon, on a wedding dessert table, or at a baby or bridal shower. Or just because.

If you’ve made any of these recipes be sure to drop a comment below and tag me on Instagram, and use the hashtags #agirldefloured #deflouredrecipes! Thank you!

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