Lavender Shortbread

Lavender is one of my most favourite things ever! If you grow lavender in your garden every year and harvest it, this recipe is perfect for you. Here is a simple little recipe to make with just a small handful of lavender. The Smell of baking biscuits with lavender is sure to make everyone’s tummy rumble.

Ingredients

Delicious!

Delicious!

125g of Butter

55g of Caster Sugar (plus extra for coating)

180g Plain Flour (plus a little extra for dusting)

2 heaped tbsp of Dried Lavender (untreated)

Pre heat the oven to 180c/Gas mark 4. Beat the butter and the sugar in a bowl till smooth. Sift the flour into the bowl and stir until it forms into a dough. Kneed the dough on a flour dusted surface for a minute. Wrap in cling film and chill for 30 minutes. Once the dough has chilled for 30 minutes Β roll out on a flour dusted surface. Roll to a 5mm thickness. Cut into the shapes of your choice. Place on a lined baking and bake for roughly 15 mins till they are a light golden brown. When they are out of the oven and cooled a little, coat with the extra caster sugar. Enjoy!

Lavender

Tip: Don’t use lavender from your garden that has been treated with any pest/weed killer!

For tips on growing Lavender visit:Β Royal Horticultural Society – Lavender