Delicate Lavender Cupcakes



Delicate Lavender Cupcakes

Delicate Lavender Cupcakes – a divine concoction of floral sweetness that captures the essence of a summer garden. These cupcakes are not just a treat for your taste buds but a visual delight, tinted with a subtle shade of lavender and crowned with a velvety lavender-infused frosting.

Lavender, with its delicate aroma and unique flavor profile, adds a touch of sophistication to this classic dessert. Each bite is a blissful journey through the gentle lavender fields of Provence, leaving you craving for more.

Ingredients

  • 1 ½ cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 ¾ tsp baking powder
  • ½ tsp salt
  • ½ cup unsalted butter, softened
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 large eggs
  • ½ cup whole milk
  • 2 tbsp dried lavender flowers
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • For the frosting: 2 cups powdered sugar, ½ cup unsalted butter, 2 tbsp milk, 1 tsp lavender extract

Instructions

  1. Preheat your oven to 350°F (175°C). Line a muffin tin with cupcake liners.
  2. In a bowl, whisk together flour, baking powder, and salt. Set aside.
  3. In another bowl, cream together butter and sugar until light and fluffy.
  4. Beat in the eggs, one at a time, then stir in the vanilla extract.
  5. Gradually mix in the dry ingredients, alternating with milk. Stir in the dried lavender flowers.
  6. Divide the batter evenly among the cupcake liners. Bake for 18-20 minutes or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean.
  7. For the frosting, beat powdered sugar, butter, milk, and lavender extract until creamy and smooth.
  8. Frost the cooled cupcakes with the lavender frosting. Decorate as desired.

Preparation time: 20 minutes

Yield: 12 cupcakes

Delicate Lavender Cupcakes are a charming blend of floral sweetness and moist cake, crowned with a lavender-infused frosting that melts in your mouth.

Nutritional Information: (per serving) Calories: 280 | Total Fat: 14g | Saturated Fat: 8g | Cholesterol: 65mg | Sodium: 180mg | Total Carbohydrates: 37g | Sugars: 25g | Protein: 3g

Delicate Lavender Cupcakes are not just a dessert; they are a work of art, perfect for tea parties, weddings, or any special occasion where you want to impress your guests. Try baking these delightful treats and let the subtle lavender flavor transport you to a dreamy, fragrant garden. Enjoy the blissful indulgence!

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