End your meal on a sweeter note with this incredible selection of unique desserts packed with that enchanting flavor of lavender!
Unique Desserts with Natural Lavender Flavoring
While it’s commonly known for its fragrance in scents and soaps, lavender is also an incredible and versatile herb for cooking. It has a calming and soothing flavor that’s subtle, yet noticeable.
If you’re wondering how to take ordinary desserts to the next level using the delicate scent and endearing color of this wonderful edible flower, just keep on reading and discover the best lavender-infused dessert recipes for you to try.
1. Lavender Rose Ice Cream
Here’s a rich and creamy ice cream with the soothing effect of lavender. This is one unique ice cream treat made even yummier with two of the most dainty edible flowers around— rose and lavender!
2. Lavender Baked Doughnuts
Baked donut glazed with lavender-infused white chocolate for extra aroma. This is how you take a simple donut to the next level!
3. Sweet Pumpkin Cupcake with Cream Cheese Lavender Icing
Who would have thought lavender and pumpkin will go perfectly together? It’s an excellent combo that’ll keep you coming back for more. A hint of lemon zest on top will give the cupcake a nice citrus taste!
4. Lavender Hot Chocolate
A hot chocolate lavender-fusion drink to keep you calm and warm. This is the best way to make your hot choco experience unique and even more special.
5. Apricot Jam with Lavender
If you’re like me who loves fruit jam, then this simple dessert treat will surely be a favorite! A good toast with a layer of lavender-infused apricot jam is a nice concoction to end your meal on a sweet note.
Remember, lavender is a versatile herb that complements nicely with any fruit flavor. That’s why not only apricot, but this dessert is also possible using any fruit jam you want!
6. Lavender Lemonade
This is a candid lemonade with a hint of lavender essence. If you’re looking for a refreshing dessert, then this drink is a tasty and easy recipe you must try!
7. Blueberry Lavender Pancakes
Breakfast, snack, or dessert, this stack of delicious pancakes smothered with simple blueberry maple syrup and a touch of lavender will surely impress your loved ones.
8. Lavender Honey Macarons
Lavender macarons make the perfect gift for someone close to your heart. Not only do they look beautiful, but the flavor is just delightful and one of a kind.
9. Fruit Salad with Honey-Lavender Syrup
How about a bowl of fresh and deliciously scented salad? This is a simple peach salad recipe with almonds and sweet honey-lavender syrup.
10. Pumpkin Lavender Scones
It’s time for tea! Try these cozy pumpkin lavender scones and have the best complement to your favorite tea or coffee. Fill these indulgent scones with a layer of vanilla cream cheese or fruit jam.
11. Lavender Cheese Cake
Who doesn’t like cheesecake? What sets this cheesecake recipe apart from the rest is the layer of lavender cream atop. One slice isn’t enough!
12. Whoopie Pies with Lavender & Vanilla Bean Frosting
These are easy-to-make whoopie pies filled with a simple and delicious vanilla bean frosting infused with the calming taste of lavender.
13. Eclairs with Lavender Custard Cream
Eclairs filled with lavender custard cream and glazed with lavender vanilla bean icing. These are desserts worth drooling over!
14. Lavender Peach Cake
There’s something about this peachy and sweetly scented cake that makes it perfect for a summer birthday cake. You can put more fruit slices on top. The possibilities are endless in this scrumptious dessert recipe.
15. Lavender Marshmallows
Marshmallows for dessert sound basic and simple, but by adding lavender essence to the mix, you’ll have a dainty dessert to offer to your family or guests. A jar full of these lovelies will add excitement to your dining setup.
Watch this video by Jessica Merchant for another refreshing dessert infused with lavender:
Now that you’ve seen these unique desserts, gather your ingredients and head over to your kitchen, and create a delightful dessert you’ll be proud of.
These lavender desserts are simple enough to make any time of the day, but unique enough to serve in a party and intimate get-together with your family and friends!
What do you think of these unique desserts infused with lavender? Which recipe are you planning to try? Let us know in the comments section below!
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Editor’s Note – This post was originally published on June 3, 2016, and has been updated for quality and relevancy.