Sunday, April 1, 2012

Lavender Banana Bread

Lavender can be added to alot of basic recipes you already use. This delicious banana bread recipe is a riff on a recipe from "Spike it with Lavender" by Linda Lafferty for The Lavender Association of Western Colorado.

Mix dry ingredients:
3/4 cup white flour
3/4 cup whole wheat flour
1 T dried lavender buds
1/2 tsp salt
1 tsp baking soda

In another bowl combine:
1 T melted butter
1/2 cup honey (lavender infused honey if you have it)
2 ripe bananas, mashed
1 egg, beaten
1/2 cup chopped walnuts
1/4 cup buttermilk

Mix with dry ingredients and gently fold in:
1/2 cup halfed cherries (frozen)

Pour in greased loaf pan. Cook for 30 minutes at 325 F, until a toothpick comes out clean. Allow to cool for 15 minutes before serving. Enjoy. Do you have a favorite lavender recipe?


Anne-Marie said...
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Anne-Marie said...

Lavender Banana Bread? That sounds fantastically delicious! I am definitely going to have to try that sometime!

Cindy said...

I'm always looking for easy recipes for lavender. It was delish and easy A-M.


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