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Channel Your Inner Queen with a Love for Lavender: Recipe Roundup

Floral foods are one of the year’s hottest culinary trends, due, at least in part, to Prince Harry & Meghan Markle’s envy-inducing Lemon Elderflower Wedding Cake. But elderflower isn’t the only fragrant floral favoured by royalty; the current Queen Elizabeth’s great great great grandmother, Queen Victoria, was so fond of lavender that, after visiting a distillery owned by a Miss Sarah Sprules in 1886, she appointed Sprules as “Purveyor of Lavender Essence to the Queen.” As a trendsetter, Queen Victoria’s love of this pungent herb translated to its overall popularity, which has since evolved from being used to wash floors & scent linens, to its current place on our plates. Channel your inner queen & head to the kitchen with this royal-worthy roundup, where lavender’s attention-grabbing, earthy & lively flavour is sure to translate into food & drink fit for a king  queen.

 

  1. Honey Lavender Cheesecake from Sprinkles for Breakfast

 

Delicate & decadent.

  1. Lavender Hot Chocolate from Sugar Hero!

 

The perfect nightcap.

3.Blueberry Lavender Chia Seed Pudding from Free People Blog

 

With coconut & dates, this pudding does double duty as healthy & delicious.

  1. Sparkling Lavender Lemonade from Oh So Delicious

 

Rest & relaxation in a glass.

  1. Lavendar-Honey Iced Latte from Offbeat + Inspired

 

Cause caffeine.

  1. Salted White Chocolate Lavender Cookies from Spache the Spatula

 

So sophisticated.

  1. Lavender lemon Angel Food Cake from The Endless Meal 

Sprinkled with lavender flowers & lemon zest, this cake is almost too beautiful to eat.

 

 

Author Bio:

Kirsten Clark is a high school English and Social Studies teacher, a reader, a runner, a writer, a lover of good food, and most importantly, a new mom. Kirsten lives in Vermilion, Alberta with her husband, and since welcoming a baby boy last December, she is embracing the new adventure of motherhood with all of its ups and downs. She occasionally blogs at shelooksforadventure.com, and posts regularly on Instagram @kirstenlanae.

 

  1. My website: http://www.shelooksforadventure.com/
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