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“Ridiculously simple preparation with incredibly elegant flavor. Like a vacation to a slower, more gentle time. Just picture yourself on the porch of an old Victorian mansion. This cake is lovely with a cup of tea, or some lavender lemonade.”
READY IN:
1hr 15mins
SERVES:
10-12
YIELD:
1 cake
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Rinse the lavender blossoms in cold water and set aside.
  2. Heat oven to 350 degrees. Prepare bundt pan with spray-on oil or Baker's Joy.
  3. Combine cake mix, water (or milk) and eggs together and beat for approximately 3 minutes.
  4. Add the lavender blossoms and lavender essential oil and mix well.
  5. Pour batter into prepared pan and bake about 40-45 minutes.
  6. let cake cool about 10 minutes, then turn cake out of pan onto wire rack. Cool cake completely.
  7. While the cake cools -- bring water to boil in a saucepan.
  8. Place the white chocolate chips in a metal bowl and place it atop the saucepan of boiling water to melt the chips, stirring frequently until melted and smooth.
  9. Whisk in the grenadine and cream.
  10. Drizzle warm icing over cooled cake with spoon or whisk.

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