Lavender Shortbread

How could I have ever forgotten how delicious shortbread is? I used to make it all the time and now I remember why: it’s so simple, it uses hardly any ingredients, and it’s the perfect picnic cookie because there’s nothing to melt and they’re sturdy enough to easily transport. Here I gave shortbread a spring…

Lavender Chocolate Chip Cookies

These are the dreamiest chocolate chip cookies. I can’t remember the last time I ate such a fancy cookie! The texture and flavor of this cookie is bakery-perfect. These are easy cookies to bake with no chilling time required, meaning you can be eating them about twenty minutes from now! Lavender complements dark chocolate so well. I…

Lavender Simple Syrup

I’m such a lavender person. I like it in baked goods, in drinks, as bubble bath and shower gel, as candles…the list goes on. This lavender simple syrup takes five minutes to make and is delicious in coffee, cocktails, and even brushed onto cake layers. Here, you just heat sugar and water and lavender buds…

Lavender Julep

It’s a rare day that I post a recipe the same day that I made something but I’m sitting here drinking this lavender julep and I just had to share the recipe with you ASAP. I’m a bourbon girl, what can I say? There’s little I love more than a frosty julep glass and a…

Lavender Dalgona (Whipped) Coffee

I adore lavender coffee. I feel like I’ve sampled every lavender latte Dallas has to offer. I keep homemade lavender sugar in my pantry and it made the most amazing dalgona coffee! What is dalgona coffee? It’s a whipped coffee drink layered over milk with a 1:1:1 ratio (one part coffee, one part sugar, one…

Lavender Latte

I want to be one of those food blogger who plans out photo shoots but I’m not. I made this heavenly latte this morning, snapped a couple of pics in the garden, and came straight in to write up the recipe for you! I’ve been having such a lavender moment. Once you invest $10 in…

How to Make Lavender Sugar

This article is sponsored by Mrs. Meyer’s Clean Day. Views and opinions are my own. Last weekend, I had the pleasure of flying to Chicago to teach a workshop on how to make lavender sugar at the Millennium Art Festival as part of Mrs. Meyer’s Clean Day’s Rooted in Goodness Spring Tour. In fact, this…

Lavender Frosting

Looking for the best lavender frosting recipe on the internet? You’ve found it! I spent hours researching methods for making lavender frosting before my Midsummer Night’s Dream party and didn’t like any options I saw online so I decided to try what made sense to me and it’s the most incredible frosting. My mom quite dislikes…

Chocolate Lavender Dream Cake

Layers of dark chocolate cake and lavender frosting piled high with blackberries and fresh cherries This is the dreamiest cake you’ll ever have. I came up with this show-stopping cake for A Midsummer Night’s Dream dinner party. I wanted lavender for the “dream” angle since lavender helps you sleep. I did hours and hours and days…