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« on: February 01, 2011 12:03:19 PM »


A couple of months ago a friend gave me a huge bunch of lavender she'd grown in her garden. I took the flowers off, dried them and kept them in a jar for far too long. So last week I mixed up a batch of lavender sugar and when the sugar was sweetly scented I used it to make a batch of lavender sugar cookies:


You can substitute the flavoured sugar in any sugar cookie recipe, the one I used is linked below:

http://blueskiesblog.blogspot.com/2011/01/from-kitchen-lavenders-blue-part-two.html

And because I am such a cackhanded icer, I used fondant cutters and a dusting of sugar to decorate, but they would taste lovely with a subtle lemon frosting too.

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Charlotte xo
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« Reply #1 on: February 01, 2011 04:53:10 PM »

these are lovely! (and I'm guessing delicious)
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« Reply #2 on: February 03, 2011 03:15:15 PM »

Lavender is awesome to bake with. I make lavender shortbread every now and then but haven't tried it in sugar cookies yet. I bet they're lovely. Nice to see others using this beautifully scented herb in their baking projects.  Smiley
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