Monday, June 6, 2011

Lavender Flowers


Lavender Tea Cake

1 cup sugar
1/4 cup ground almond
0,5 tbsp organic dried lavender flowers
1/2 cup butter, softened
2 eggs
1 tsp vanilla extract
1/2 cup sour cream
1/8 cup half-and-half cream
1-1/4 cups all-purpose flour
1/4 tsp baking soda
1/4 tsp salt

icing sugar
water

Grease a baking pan and sprinkle with sugar; set aside.
In a bowl, cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy; beat in almond, and lavender until combined. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Beat in vanilla.
In a small bowl, combine sour cream and half-and-half. Combine the flour, baking soda and salt; add to the creamed mixture alternately with sour cream mixture, beating well after each addition.
Pour into prepared pan. Bake at 175° for 45-55 minutes or until a toothpick inserted near the center comes out clean. Cool for 10 minutes before removing from pan to a wire rack to cool completely.
For the glazing: Combine icing sugar and water to achieve desired consistency, drizzle over cake. Garnish with lavender.


Lavendel Tekaka 

1 cup socker
1/4 cup mandel, mald
0,5 msk ekologisk torkad lavender
1/2 cup smör, mjukt
2 ägg
1 tsk vaniljsocker
1/2 cup gräddfil
1/8 cup mjölk-grädde
1-1/4 cups mjöl
1/4 tsk bakpulver
1/4 tsk salt

florsocker
vatten

Smörj en ugnsfast form och strö över socker, ställ åt sidan.
I en skål, vispa smör och socker fluffigt, blanda i mandel och lavendel. Tillsätt äggen, ett i taget, blanda väl efter varje ägg. Ha i vaniljsocker.
I en liten skål, kombinera gräddfil och mjölk. Blanda mjöl, bakpulver och salt i sockerblandningen växelvis med gräddfilsblandningen.
Häll smeten i bakformen. Grädda i 175 ° i 45-55 minuter. Låt svalna i 10 minuter innan du avlägsnar kakan från formen.

1 cup = 2,4 dl

8 comments:

  1. Beautiful looking cake - I love using a little lavender in cooking, it's so lovely :)

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  2. Victoria: Tack :)

    Ladybird: Thanks! Yes, lavender gives a nice taste :)

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  3. Så gott det ser ut, måste verkligen ta och köpa hem torkad lavender

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  4. This looks great, I love using lavender in baking!

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  5. Cupcakesfluffan: Tack! Det blir en god smak med lavendel!

    tina: Precis :)

    Maria: Thanks!

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