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Lavender Pound Cake II

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“This recipe comes from the Sawmill Lavender Farm in Oregon. I like to serve the pound cake in the summertime with a pitcher of iced tea that includes lemon verbena leaves!”
READY IN:
1hr 10mins
YIELD:
1 cake
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Grease bundt pan. Cream butter and sugar gradually until fluffy.
  3. Add flour slowly to creamed mixture. Blend well.
  4. Add lavender. Then add eggs one at a time until well mixed.
  5. Pour into prepared pan and bake for 30 minutes.
  6. Cover top with aluminum foil and bake another 30 minutes or until golden and a toothpick inserted in cake comes out clean.
  7. Cool in pan for 10 minutes then remove from bundt pan and cool on wire rack. Once cooled, invert bundt pan onto serving platter or cake pan. Garnish with fresh lavender stems if desired.
  8. I like to serve this pound cake with real vanilla ice cream!
  9. * NOTE: I tested using 3 tablespoons of lavender one time in this recipe and I wouldn't recommend it.

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