“I made this cake few times already and it is always a success. Easy to do, very refreshing. Brought it to my DH Christmas stuff party and everything was gone. Something different without being weird. I think I got this recipe from Familly Circle magazine few years ago. The recipe makes 2 loves.”
1hr 20mins
12 slices

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Heat oven to 350°F Grease and flour two 8 1/2 x 4 1/2 x 2 5/8 - inch loaf pans.
  2. Mix flour, baking soda and salt in medium-size bowl. Pulse 1/2 cup sugar with the lavender in a food processor until lavender is ground.
  3. In large bowl, beat butter, lavender-flavoured sugar, remaining 1 1/2 cups sugar and vanilla until fluffy, 3 minutes. Beat in eggs, one at the time. In a small bowl combine sour cream and milk. On a low speed, alternately, beat in flour mixture with sour cream mixture, beginning and ending with the flour. Divide between pans.
  4. Bake at 350 F for 55 minutes or until tester comes out clean. Cool on rack 10 minutes. Remouve cakes from pans and let cool completely.
  6. Microwave water and lavender for 30 seconds on HIGH power. Let stip for 5 minutes. Strain out lavender flowers and discard.
  7. Once cake is cool, whisk lavender water and the confectioner sugar. Drizzle over both loaves. Slice and serve.

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